Social Service Providers, Their Needy Clients Brace For State Budget UncertaintyFor years, the shelter at the People's Church in Uptown provided reliable refuge for homeless men. Now, it's getting ready to close. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Kirk Tells Illinois "Take Heart" In Last Speech On Senate FloorU.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said farewell to his colleagues on Capitol Hill on Friday.
Illinois Gov. Rauner Signs Bill Sparing 2 Nuclear PlantsIllinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has approved a plan providing billions of dollars in subsidies to Exelon Corp. to keep two unprofitable nuclear plants from closing prematurely.
Jimmy John’s Pays $100K In Settlement Over Non-Compete ClausesJimmy John’s will pay $100,000 in a settlement over an improper non-compete clause in employee contracts, Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced on Wednesday.
State Budget Stalemate Drags On With No Deal In SightGov. Bruce Rauner and the state’s top four lawmakers seemed to meet in vain Tuesday, attempting to end a two-year budget standoff, but they’ll give it another shot Thursday.
School Board To Vote On Revised CPS Budget, Even With $215M HoleDespite a massive budget hole and no apparent way to fill it, the Chicago Board of Education was set to vote Wednesday on an operating budget for the Chicago Public Schools for the current school year.
Emanuel Urges Trump To Continue Key Obama Immigration PolicyIn a private meeting in New York, Mayor Rahm Emanuel delivered a letter to President-elect Donald Trump, urging him to continue a federal program that allows some undocumented immigrants to avoid deportation.
Naperville Write-In Candidate Gets 27 Votes For PresidentA Naperville man has accomplished something most of us haven’t; Phil Seeberg ran for president, and got more than just his own vote.
Rogers Park Seniors Oppose Plan To Turn Community Room Into TargetChanting “No vote on Target,” residents of the 22-story Caroline Hedger Apartments at Sheridan Road and Devon Avenue spoke a CHA board meeting at 48th and Wabash on Tuesday, urging the board to reject the plan.
Kim Foxx Wants State's Attorney's Office To Be Involved In Police Shootings Sooner A new approach on controversial police shootings that gets prosecutors involved more quickly is one of the top priorities for newly elected Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx.
Food Truck Owners Lose Battle With City Over 2012 RegulationsA baker who sued the city over its rules governing food trucks said she plans to appeal a judge’s decision upholding restrictions on where the mobile businesses can operate, and requiring them to be equipped with city-monitored GPS devices.
Trump Called Emanuel To Discuss TransitionMayor Rahm Emanuel said, like the mayors of New York and Los Angeles, he has spoken with President-elect Donald Trump since the election.