Chicago Weather: Storm Damage Reported North, Northwest Of Chicago; Thousands Impacted By Power OutagesDowned trees and powerlines are among the storm damage reported north and northwest of the city.
Thousands Without Power In Southwest Suburbs After Tornado Confirmed OvernightAt one point during the storm, more than 33,000 people were impacted by outages.
4 Defendants In ComEd Bribery Case Seek To Dismiss Bribery Charges, Say Indictment 'Fails To Allege Any Quid Pro Quo'The defendants in the case accuse federal prosecutors of seeking to “criminalize conduct that has long been legal and that is utterly routine—hiring someone at the recommendation and request of a public official.”
'No Need For That': Roseland Pumping Station Problems Persist, Upsetting Business Owners, Residents"They need to do a little better planning with their infrastructure. We pay enough for our water bill."
Former Madigan Chief Of Staff Timothy Mapes Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Perjury ChargesMapes' indictment is the latest sign feds are inching slowly toward their main target – Madigan himself – in the investigation of the ComEd bribery scandal.
Timothy Mapes, Former Chief Of Staff To Ex-Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, Indicted On Charges Of Lying To Grand Jury Probing CorruptionTimothy Mapes, former chief of staff to former Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, was indicted Wednesday on charges of making false statements to a grand jury investigating public corruption allegations.
City Begins Testing Buckingham Fountain Ahead Of Official 'Switch On Summer' On May 22Buckingham Fountain hasn’t been active since 2019. You cold be the one to officially flip the switch on May 22 if you enter the ComEd “Switch On Summer” contest by Sunday.
As City Weighs Possible New Deal With ComEd, Mayor Lori Lightfoot Seeks Potential Competitors To Provide City's ElectricityFor the first time since 1992, the city is issuing a "request for information" from the electric industry, including ComEd, for a new electric franchise agreement, after ComEd's deal with Chicago expired at the end of last year.
'It's Helping Both Ends': How One Company Is Working To Protect Precious Birds And Powerlines"You'd be surprised, even in the city of Chicago, we have found eagles nests."
Some Residents Lose Power After Huge ComEd Substation Fire In NorridgeA huge fire broke out Sunday afternoon at a ComEd substation in northwest suburban Norridge.
Former Illinois State Sen. Annazette Collins Indicted On Federal Tax ChargesAccording to the charges, Collins filed false individual income tax returns for 2014 and 2015, substantially underreporting her income as a lobbyist.
ComEd Sending Dozens Of Workers To Baltimore In Advance Of Ice StormComEd crews are heading to Baltimore to help workers there ahead of an ice storm predicted to cause major power outages.
Madigan: 'I Have Suspended My Campaign For Speaker'“This is not a withdrawal. I have suspended my campaign for Speaker. As I have said many times in the past, I have always put the best interest of the House Democratic Caucus and our members first," Madigan said.
Illinois House Committee Ends Investigation Of Speaker Michael Madigan, Finds No Misconduct In ComEd CaseHouse Republican Leader Jim Durkin last summer filed documents seeking a charge of conduct unbecoming a legislator against Madigan after federal prosecutors implicated the longtime leader in a bribery scheme involving ComEd.
Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Endorses Michael Madigan For Speaker, Making No Mention Of ComEd Bribery Scandal"We believe our caucus is in a more advantageous position under the leadership of Speaker Madigan to deliver on our priorities," the Legislative Black Caucus said in a statement.