Alderman, Commissioner Clash Over Chicago State University LeadershipTwo elected officials whose constituents include Chicago State University have been at odds over who should run the struggling state college.
House Republicans Plan Pivotal Vote On Health Care PlanAfter President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on the Republican health care plan, lawmakers were expected to bring the legislation to the House floor Friday after a long night of closed-door meetings.
State Government's Deadbeat Status Nearly Results In Death Of Baby BoyA state employee told an Illinois House panel that her baby’s oxygen tank was almost repossessed because Illinois government had not paid the bill. WBBM's Dave Dahl reports.
Illinois Judge Rules In Favor Of Lawmakers Seeking PayIllinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza says she'll comply with the order but would ask her lawyers to appeal the judge's ruling.
Cook County Delays Vote On $36M Contract To Upgrade Court ComputersCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is sticking with a plan to have a Texas company upgrade outdated court computer systems, despite some questions.
Republican Health Care Plan To Face First Major Test In House VoteThe Republican health care plan might not have the support necessary to pass in the House, which was scheduled to vote on the legislation Thursday night.
Bills To Legalize Marijuana Introduced In General AssemblySeparate pieces of legislation aimed at legalizing recreational marijuana use in Illinois were submitted to the state general assembly Wednesday.
Halftime In Springfield, Illinois Still Without A BudgetWith the state legislative session already half over, is Illinois closer to a budget or a government shutdown?
Illinois House Votes Against Making Obama Birthday A State HolidayRep. Steven Andersson, R-Geneva, says the state can't afford a paid day off for employees, given the current budget problems.
Rauner, Mendoza Clashing Over Taxpayer MoneyState Comptroller Mendoza accused Gov. Rauner of holding money and special funds in the event of a government shutdown over the budget.
Most Carry-On Electronics Banned On Non-Stop Flights From 8 CountriesThe federal government has banned passengers on non-stop flights to the U.S. from eight Middle Eastern and North African nations from bringing any electronics larger than a cell phone in their carry-on luggage.
Trump-Backing Cleveland Pastor Cancels Tuesday 'Summit'Cleveland-area pastor Darrell Scott abruptly canceled a planned meeting Tuesday with “street leaders” eager to bring an end to violence in Chicago with the help of President Donald Trump.