Mayor Lightfoot Tells State Lawmakers City Needs Casino To Fill Budget HoleMayor Lori Lightfoot showed her hand in Springfield Tuesday, telling state lawmakers the city needs a casino to help solve its massive budget hole.
Dolton Rental Home Deemed Uninhabitable, But Village Trustee Owner Is Still Receiving Tax SubsidiesNearly three months ago, CBS 2 exposed serious problems involving mold, water, and leaks in a south suburban rental home owned by a Dolton village trustee. Since then, the renter said it has only gotten worse.
Who Will Replace Police Supt. Eddie Johnson? Mayor Lightfoot Not Talking YetWith Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson now retiring, we don’t yet have any idea who will replace him on a permanent basis – though there are interim candidates on the horizon.
Workers Accuse Airport Food Company Of Paying Them Less Than Their Contract Requires"They're making excuses. I'm scared, but I'm here to fight for that."
Teachers' Strike May Leave Relationship Between Mayor Lightfoot, CTU StrainedWhile a deal has been approved and the Chicago Teachers Union has agreed to end its strike, the strain of reaching the agreement seemed apparent on both sides Thursday.
School Out For 11th Day Thursday; Tentative Agreement Reached, But Teachers Refuse To Return To Work Without Makeup DaysThe Chicago Teachers Union on Wednesday night said it had a tentative agreement, but will not be returning to work until Mayor Lori Lightfoot agrees to make up the 10 days they missed.
Outside Trump Tower Fundraiser, Big Donors Say They Think President Trump Is On The Right TrackPresident Donald Trump was in Chicago on Monday for two events, including a fundraiser that raked in millions of dollars.
How Much Will President Trump's Chicago Appearance Cost Taxpayers?President Donald Trump often bashes Chicago, but next week, he will be in the city for a fundraiser and then a speech.
Hope Persists For President Trump To Commute Former Gov. Blagojevich's Sentence, Blago Family Spokesman SaysPresident Donald Trump is coming to Chicago next week, and one person who is particularly interested in the visit is Patti Blagojevich.
Some Skepticism On Lightfoot's Budget Proposal"I think this is a budget that we're going to try to see what sticks after it's thrown up against the wall."
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 2020 Budget Plan Doesn't Include Large Property Tax Hike, But Needs Help From SpringfieldThe mayor's plan relies on the Illinois General Assembly to approve a graduated real estate transfer tax, revisions to the Chicago casino plan, and statewide pension reform.
Lightfoot After Johnson Was Found In Vehicle: 'The Superintendent Is Very Much On The Job'"The superintendent is very much on the job."
School Canceled For Friday; No Deal As Teachers' Strike ContinuesAs 25,000 teachers walked off the job and hit the picket Thursday, union and CPS negotiators met to resume efforts to hammer out an agreement.
Chicago Public Schools Teachers On Strike; Mayor Says, 'I Hope This Work Stoppage Will End Soon'A teachers’ strike is going ahead in Chicago on Thursday, after Chicago Teachers Union delegates voted unanimously to go ahead with a walkout.
Exelon Utilities CEO Retires Amid FBI Probe Of Illinois State Senator SandovalThe move comes weeks after the FBI raid at Illinois State Senator Martin Sandoval's home and offices. As part of that investigation, officials subpoenaed communication records between ComEd and Sandoval.