City Picks Firm To Install New "Smart" LED Street LightsThe city has chosen a Massachusetts-based company to spearhead a project to replace the city’s outdated street lights with new LED "smart" lights.
Chicago Aldermen Stand Firm On 'Sanctuary City' StatusAldermen are not backing down from Chicago’s “Sanctuary City” status, despite U.S. Attorney General Jeff Session’s threat to withhold federal grants from such local governments.
Sessions Vows To Block Sanctuary Cities From Getting Justice GrantsU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday said the Trump administration would block so-called “sanctuary cities” like Chicago from receiving Justice Department grants, and seek to “claw back” existing funds, if they do not begin helping the federal government enforce immigration laws.
Jail Job Offer "On Hold" For Wife Of Cop In Laquan McDonald KillingThe Cook County Sheriff’s office said it has not revoked a job offer to the wife of indicted Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke, but only put the hiring on hold to make sure it’s a safe fit.
Chicago FOP Boss To Meet With Trump Administration On Chicago CrimeChicago Fraternal Order of Police President Dean Angelo Sr. will be meeting Trump administration officials later this week to discuss the city’s problems with gun violence.
Trump Supporter's Husband Faces DeportationAn Indiana restaurant owner is learning the hard way the president is serious about cracking down on illegal immigration.
Demonstrators Do Victory Lap Outside Trump Tower After Health Plan StallsLacking the necessary votes, Republican leaders pulled the bill, marking the first big legislative defeat for President Trump.
Ryan, Trump Pull Health Care Bill, Canceling VoteAt President Trump's request, House Speaker Paul Ryan has pulled the GOP's health care overhaul bill from consideration.
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.