Trump To Attend September Fundraiser In BolingbrookLongtime GOP fundraiser Ron Gidwitz confirmed he will be co-hosting a luncheon for Trump on Sept. 12 at the Bolingbrook Golf Club.
Troy LaRaviere Resigns As Blaine Principal, Slams Emanuel's "Destructive Political Agenda"Accusing Mayor Rahm Emanuel of "incompetent and uncaring mismanagement" of the Chicago Public Schools, and using a "kangaroo court" to try to dismiss him as principal of Blaine Elementary, Troy LaRaviere has announced his resignation in a blog post.
Chicago Man 'Giving Up' On Illinois, Moves To IndianaDavid Mansfield is so done with the politics, pension debt, taxes -- you name it. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Former City Official Gets 10 Years In Red Light Camera Bribery CaseA former Chicago transportation official has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of taking bribes to steer $100 million in red-light camera contracts to a company in Phoenix.
Illinois Redistricting Referendum Won't Appear On November BallotThe Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the measure is unconstitutional, making it ineligible to appear on the November ballot.
Lawmaker Proposes Law To Help Remove Pokémon Go StopsProposed legislation introduced in Springfield Wednesday would require those who manage Pokémon Go and similar games to remove stops within two days of a request, and to make it easy to do so.
Chicago School Board Approves $5.4B CPS BudgetThe Chicago Board of Education voted unanimously today to approve a controversial $5.4 billion budget for the Chicago Public Schools, including a property tax hike to fund teacher pensions.
Transgender Artist Sues City Over Ban On Topless PerformancesA transgender woman has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the city, challenging the Chicago ordinance prohibiting women from going topless in establishments that hold liquor licenses.
Board Of Education To Vote On $5.4 Billion CPS BudgetAfter weeks of discussions, the Chicago Public Schools budget comes down to a vote, and not everyone is thrilled with the direction the spending is going.
Sen. Mark Kirk Not Backing Down On Obama-Iran Payment CommentsU.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-8th), Kirk’s opponent, said his comments about the president were beyond pale.
New Law Aims To Reduce Sexual Assaults On College CampusesA new law in Illinois designed to curb the numbers of sexual assaults on college campuses -- and to hold schools to a higher standard -- has gone into effect as college students are heading back to class for the fall.
Illinois Democrats Say Don't Trust Trump To Soften Immigration StanceEven though Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump recently seems to have toned down his hard-line rhetoric on immigration, Illinois Democrats said he can’t be trusted to soften his actual position.

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