President Barack Obama
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn traveled to the White House on Tuesday, where President Barack Obama formally announced Chicago has been selected as the home of a new $320 million digital manufacturing hub.
News that a national, digital manufacturing laboratory will be built in Chicago offers hope that the city’s once-strong manufacturing sector can be rebuilt into a powerhouse of the 21st Century.
While President Obama seems to be supporting some decriminalization of marijuana, Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says it’s a bad idea.
Defense attorney Sarah Gelsomino told the jury that her clients don’t represent a terrorism case. “Not even close,” she said, arguing that prosecutors have exaggerated the defendants’ actions.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
The announcement came one day after Gov. Pat Quinn submitted his request for tornado relief for the affected counties, where more than 1,000 homes remain uninhabitable.
Although only a few hundred middle-class Illinois residents were able to sign up for health insurance last month on the crippled federal HealthCare.gov website, the poor appear to be having an easier time enrolling in an expansion of Medicaid — and are doing so by the thousands.
A beaming President Barack Obama saluted the Stanley Cup winning Chicago Blackhawks at the White House on Monday — a rare moment for a president hungry to see more victorious teams from his hometown.
President Barack Obama will host the Chicago Blackhawks at the White House on Monday, Nov. 4, to honor them for winning the 2013 Stanley Cup.
President Barack Obama revealed Monday that he has not had a cigarette in six years, and an open microphone caught an unguarded and funny exchange in which the commander-in-chief acknowledged the driving force behind his kicking the smoking habit.
Illinois lawmakers in Washington are having a hard time making up their minds about the Obama Administration’s proposal to strike out at Syria. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks has been named a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, President Barack Obama announced on Thursday.
Prince Asiel Ben Israel, 72, and Greg Turner, 71, allegedly flouted U.S. sanctions against Mugabe and his inner-circle when they attempted to enlist four Chicago lawmakers to open a “back channel” to President Barack Obama and have the sanctions overturned.
Lawyers for Rod Blagojevich filed an appeal just before a midnight deadline Monday that challenges the imprisoned former Illinois governor’s corruption conviction and 14-year prison term, including on grounds the trial judge allegedly committed a litany of errors.
A group of South Side high school students was back in Chicago on Friday, after a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House.
At 69, Greg Galluzzo is weeks from retiring — or at least not getting paid — from the Gamaliel Foundation, the training and consulting organization he has directed since 1986.
A longstanding labor dispute at the historic Congress Hotel ended on Thursday, when the union called off a decade-long strike.
A murder in Hyde Park, just blocks away from President Barack Obama’s home.
On Thursday, the entire Illinois congressional delegation and Gov. Quinn asked President Obama for federal flood-relief funds.
Another Chicagoan could soon join President Barack Obama’s Cabinet. The president nominated billionaire and longtime fundraiser Penny Pritzker to be the next U.S. Commerce Secretary.