Rauner Threatens To Cut Part Of School-Funding BillWith little more than a month until many school districts open their doors, Springfield still hasn't finalized a school funding plan.
Sharpton Demands Federal Oversight Of Chicago CopsThey demand federal oversight for Chicago police.
Cop Owns Racially Offensive Websites: SuitIt's part of a police-brutality complaint the city of Chicago may soon settle for $185,000. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has more.
New $30M Food Incubator Headed To Chicago's West SideA $30 million public-private partnership will bring a food incubation center to East Garfield Park.
Governor Rauner Taps New Chief Of StaffFour days after lawmakers overrode his veto of a $36 billion budget and an income tax hike, Gov. Bruce Rauner named a new chief of staff.
Illinois Enters 3rd Year Without Budget; But New Hope Emerges For End To ImpasseTest vote on House Democrats' spending plan passes 90-25, but lawmakers will blow through midnight deadline for budget deal.
Illinois Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno Resigning Amid Budget StalemateRadogno was an author of the so-called “grand bargain” in the Senate, which got the ball rolling on months of budget talks this year.
Gov. Rauner Threatens To Keep Lawmakers In Springfield, IndefinitelyGov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday said he will extend the compulsory special sessions and keep Illinois legislators in Springfield past Friday, when a new budget needs to be in place for the next fiscal year.
Hillary Clinton To Librarians: Books Helped Me CopeIn her first Chicago appearance since her presidential election loss, Hillary Clinton talked little about the campaign – or President Trump -- but a lot about her two upcoming books.
Dems Ask: Where's Gov. Rauner?As state lawmakers worked in special session to achieve a budget breakthrough, the man who called the special session wasn't there.
Rauner Calls Special Session, But Will Lawmakers Pass Budget?CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley explains why tougher rules now in place for passing anything in Springfield may actually be a blessing in disguise.
Rep. Rodney Davis: "This Would Have Been A Massacre" If Not For Capitol PoliceRep. Rodney Davis, a Republican from Taylorville, Ill., said he was at bat when a gunman opened fire at a congressional baseball practice.