Second City, Slate Team Up To Skewer Presidential CandidatesFor all their differences Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have something in common: their unpopularity with large numbers of voters. CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Rauner Signs Legislation Reducing Pot Penalties In IllinoisRepublican Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that makes marijuana possession in small amounts punishable only with fines and no jail time.
It's Official: Obamas Select Jackson Park For Presidential Library President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have officially announced they have chosen historic Jackson Park as the site for the Obama Presidential Center.
Illinois AG: Duckworth Lawsuit Settlement FinalA settlement in the workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth is final and the plaintiffs can't back out even if no paperwork was signed, the Illinois Attorney General's office said Thursday.
Hillary Clinton Accepts Democratic Presidential NominationThe Chicago area native becomes the first woman to be nominated by a major U.S. political party.
Emanuel Shrugs Off Perceived Slight In DNC VideoMayor Rahm Emanuel appeared unfazed at what many saw as a criticism of his advice to President Barack Obama in a video played at the Democratic National Convention before the president's speech Wednesday night.
Labor Secretary Calls Clinton 'Most Famous Unknown Person In America'The U.S. Secretary of Labor dropped in on Illinois delegates to the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, urging them to work hard so Hillary Clinton can help working people.
Blagojevich To Appear For Resentencing Via Video ConferenceFormer Gov. Rod Blagojevich will not be in the courtroom next month when a federal judge resentences him on 13 corruption convictions.
IPRA Wants 3 Cops Fired For Shootings Found To Be UnjustifiedThe officers were involved in two separate cases in which shots were fired into vehicles. In both cases, IPRA ruled the officers were not in danger when they fired their weapons.
Hastert’s Prison Release Date Pushed BackAfter initially predicting the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives would go free on July 23, 2017, the Federal Bureau of Prisons now apparently expects Hastert to spend a little more time behind bars.
City Asks Court To Preserve CPD Misconduct RecordsThe City of Chicago is asking a judge to order the preservation of police disciplinary records while also striking a section of the rank-and-file police union’s collective bargaining agreement, ensuring those records would be preserved in the future.
Indiana Republicans Back Pence's Preferred Successorndiana Republican leaders selected Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday to replace Gov. Mike Pence on the November ballot, backing the governor's preferred successor over two members of Congress who also sought the nomination when Pence withdrew to become Donald Trump's running mate.

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