Mayor Emanuel, Governor Quinn, and the former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta led the way as Chicago marked Memorial Day with a parade down State Street.
The parents of three children killed at Sandy Hook School in Newton, Connecticut, stood with Governor Quinn today at the Thompson Center – in support of new legislation to ban the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines in Illinois.
President Obama has signed a disaster declaration for 11 counties in northeastern Illinois, including the entire Chicago metropolitan area. WBBM’s Bob Roberts says it opens the door for homeowners and businesses to seek disaster assistance.
Governor Quinn is making a pitch to last-minute filers to give a little back, and support military families, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.
Gov. Pat Quinn spent his second consecutive Sunday at Chicago houses of worship calling for more anti-violence efforts on city streets and the need for an assault weapons ban — pointing specifically to the recent shooting death of a 6-month-old girl.
Illinois’ top political leaders flocked to the Northwest Side to join in the commemoration of Casimir Pulaski. They praised his heroism in the past, and called for political action in the present.
Governor Quinn has signed a new law that allows undocumented immigrants the right to obtain a drivers license.
Standard and Poor’s decision to lower Illinois’ credit from A to A- comes just days ahead of plans to issue $500 million in bonds.
Volunteers from Chicago Cares and Target spent the day at Sexton Elementary School on the South Side.
Governor Quinn dished out the idea at a news conference at the Hines VA Hospital Sunday.
Gov. Pat Quinn is asking for Illinois to be designated a drought disaster area.
Governor Pat Quinn continues to defend his efforts to block a negotiated pay raise for state employees.
Gov.Quinn has yet to commit to signing a law that would abolish the death penalty in Illinois. But two men who could have faced capital punishment are speaking out today.
- Two Charged With River North BurglariesTwo people have been charged with burglary in connection with a spate of robberies this month in the River North neighborhood.98
- Portage Theater Closed For NowThe 93-year-old landmark theater at 4050 N. Milwaukee Ave. was shut down on Friday after Ald. John Arena (45th) blocked Carranza’s application for a liquor license, according to Carranza.90
- Man Shot And Killed Inside Hyde Park HomeA murder in Hyde Park, just blocks away from President Barack Obama's home.213
- Noise From Music Fest At Chicagoland Speedway Has Neighbors Up In ArmsMost of the complaints seem to be coming from the east of the Chicagoland Speedway in new Lenox, Frankfort and Mokena as grandstands protect the other three sides.127
- Roseland Hospital Cuts Staff, Salaries To Keep Doors OpenAs it waits to hear if it’ll receive a $7 million bailout to stay open, Roseland Community Hospital laid off almost 70 employees, and other hospital employees will take a pay cut.89
- Rev. Jackson: School Closings UndemocraticOpponents of Chicago school closures are vowing to fight on, but they appear to have little chance of reversing the mayor's agenda... unless a federal judge steps in, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.90
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