At Issue: Attorney General Candidate Nancy RoteringDemocrat Nancy Rotering acknowledges she's taken donations from utility companies in her campaign for attorney general. But Rotering says she has a record of opposing utility rate hikes and other measures.
Fairley: We Need To Bestow Powers On Individuals Who Deserve ThemThe former head of Chicago's police accountability agency says she is troubled by the latest reports of Chicago police officers being accused of robbing drug dealers.
Mayor Emanuel Says Tech CEO Is Taking His LinesThe mayor accused Burgess of stealing half his spiel and sat down for a fireside chat.
Challenger Questions Some Donations To Preckwinkle FundBob Fioretti says he’s asking the county’s ethics panel to look into more than 50 campaign contributions to Board President Toni Preckwinkle.
Emanuel Critical Of Trump's Immigration PlanMayor Rahm Emanuel is disappointed in the immigration reforms President Donald Trump outlined in his State of the Union address Tuesday.
At Issue: Senator Duckworth Concerned About Trump's Dreamer PlansSenator Duckworth says she could agree to more border security funds in exchange for helping the Dreamers. But not the 25 billion dollars being talked about now.
Congressman Rush Endorses Berrios OpponentSouth Side Congressman Bobby Rush joins West Side colleague Danny Davis in endorsing Fritz Kaegi for Cook County Assessor.
Competency-Based Learning Enters Round Two Of Pilot ProgramThe State Board of Education is ready for "Round Two" of a pilot program, that officials from across the state say is letting them teach and judge students in a new way.
Planned Parenthood Endorses Three For GovernorPlanned Parenthood of Illinois Action said it has endorsed multiple candidates in the past but it's not typical.
Illinois Lawmaker Seeking To Ban Tackling In Youth FootballA state lawmaker on Thursday planned to unveil legislation that would ban children under age 12 from playing tackle football in Illinois, in an effort to reduce head injuries.
New U.S. Attorney: National Security 'Top Priority'In his first public comments, John Lausch said national security, gun crimes and public corruption will be a top priority of his office.
Dems In Governor's Race Meet For First Televised DebateSparks flew Tuesday night.
Whitney Young Library Getting $12 Million MakeoverPublic Library Director Brian Bannon says the new facility will feature an early learning play space and a high-tech media lab for teenagers.
Preckwinkle Supports Legalizing Marijuana In IllinoisCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, in favor of legalizing recreational pot use, points to racial disparities in law enforcement.
At Issue: Voters Will Get Tax Revenge, Fioretti SaysFormer Chicago Ald. Bob Fioretti launched his campaign for board president amid the furor over the now-repealed Sweetened Beverage Tax.