Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says she has a new way to battle high insurance premiums for county employees.
Gov. Pat Quinn and officials at the Illinois Toll Highway Authority have announced plans to install electric car charging stations across the system.
A former Tinley Park Police officer admitted to a Will County judge that he left the scene of a drunken driving accident nearly a year ago.
A renewed push is on to get retired Mayor Richard M. Daley to submit to a deposition about former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is making good on his election night promise to push for the start of construction on a third Chicago area airport in Peotone.
Restaurateurs in the trendy Near West Side neighborhood that is home to Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo studios say they are struggling.
Another push is underway to eliminate the frequently-abused legislative scholarships that state lawmakers are allowed to hand out to students in their districts.
The case is closed on the investigation into the death of a 10-year-old girl in east central Illinois town of Ridge Farm.
An 11-year-old girl is dead after jumping out of the moving van her mother was driving in Dolton, and being run over.
The Chicago outdoor festival season is about to get a new, politically-based offering in the spring, in the form of the Occupy Festival.
The Chicago City Council approved an ordinance Wednesday that would crack down on unscrupulous tax preparers.
The Illinois Department of Labor claims Cook County owes its canine officers more than $500,000 worth of back pay.
The man charged with stabbing a 14-year-old girl to death in southwest suburban Indian Head Park last year has reportedly been ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.
Gov. Pat Quinn took a surprise trip to Canada Monday to promote Illinois trade and business opportunities.
Sheriff’s deputies in Oregon, Ill., are investigating the death of an Illinois Wesleyan University student after a fraternity party in the woods.
The family of a Cicero teenager is suing in federal court in Chicago, accusing a West Chicago police officer of shooting at their car and wounding him.
A new labor agreement has put United Airlines a step closer labor peace with all parties in the airline’s merger with Continental Airlines.
The Civic Federation is proposing a legal standard for nonprofit hospitals to qualify for property tax exemptions.
The claim that Chicago Police officers practice a code of silence to protect fellow cops is up in federal court again, this time in connection to the infamous case of former officer Anthony Abbate.
A teenager who claims he was sexually abused by a CTA security guard at an Orange Line stop last year is suing the guard, the CTA and the transit agency’s security companies.