Lawmakers Open Fall Session With Questions On Lincoln MuseumIts fundraising foundation wants state tourism money to help pay off $9 million owed on a decade-old loan used to buy Lincoln artifacts.
Illinois Democrat Sean Casten Among House Candidates Raising Eye-Popping Sums For November ElectionThe money, coming largely from small-dollar donors, has given these Democrats a chance in lean-Republican districts, leveling the playing field for a group of would-be lawmakers.
Northwestern Passes Fundraising Goal, Seeks More CashNorthwestern University has set a new target for its five-year capital campaign after reaching its original goal months early.
Young Boy Takes A Stand To Help His Baby Brother, Inspires A Community"I am gonna help pay his doctor's bills and buy him a teddy bear," 9-year-old Andrew said after raising money for his sick brother.
Chicago Police Present A Check To Chicago Mentorship Organization Chicago Police presented Monday a fundraising check to the local chapter of Big Brothers, Big Sisters, as part of a donation police say is saving lives.
Suburban Football Team Raises $100K For Shriner's Children's HospitalBut when Alyssa Potratz died suddenly 9 years ago, the team started fundraising in her name, with a goal to raised $100,000 by the time her twin brother was a senior.
Kirk Again Trails Duckworth In Fundraising For US Senate BidU.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth outraised Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk for the fourth consecutive quarter, giving her a multimillion-dollar cash advantage in a race that could help determine whether Democrats retake control of the Senate.
Garcia Back In Chicago After Fundraising Trip To NYC, D.C.Mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia was back in Chicago on Tuesday, following a two-day trip to the East Coast in search of campaign donations, volunteers, and Election Day help.
Despite Economic Recovery, Charities Still Struggling For DollarsAt a time when many people give to charity groups, the economy has improved, but there are still challenges in raising money.
Court Hears Arguments Over Walker-Related ProbeWisconsin prosecutors on Tuesday tried to persuade a federal appeals court to let them to resume their investigation of Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign, in a case that touches on broader issues about just what constitutes constitutionally-protected political activity.
After Meeting Fundraising Goal, Suburban Pop Warner Team Makes Super BowlNow that it has raised the money to finance its trip to the Pop Warner championships, a team of 7th and 8th graders from Hoffman Estates is doing well in the tournament.
Sandy Hook Shootings Prompt U. Of Ill. Student To Raise MoneyA University of Illinois student hopes to raise $50,000 for people affected by last week's shootings at a Connecticut elementary school and he's almost a quarter of the way to his goal.
Pastor Finishes Cross-Country Walk To Raise Money For Community CenterA South Side pastor has completed his cross-country fundraising walk, and has returned to Chicago.
Biased Media Criticizes Romney’s Top FundraisersAs the media positively and glowingly report high-profile presidential fundraising events for President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee, they report on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s and the Republican’s big-dollar fundraising gatherings in and around Tampa, Florida during the Republican National Convention with total suspicion and even worse.
Someone You Should Know: 5-Year-Old FundraiserDakota Goff spends his time on a project to help sick children and their parents. CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.