Pianist, Composer Ramsey Lewis Honored In ChicagoThe 83-year-old Lewis formed the Ramsey Lewis Trio early in his career and won several Grammy awards.
Thompson Center, Illinois Fairgrounds On Endangered ListChicago's massive downtown state government building and the state fairgrounds in Du Quoin and Springfield are among this year's most endangered historic buildings in Illinois.
Alleged Bauer Gunman IndictedThe man accused of killing Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer faces possible life behind bars.
Thompson Center Sale Hindered On CTA StationEmanuel says the state’s efforts to sell the Thompson Center are hampered by the question of what happens to the CTA Station on the property.
Expert: Possible Thompson Center Sale Is Small, Positive SignThe move by Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to advance the possible sale of the Thompson Center is a positive sign, according to the head of the Civic Federation.
Chicago's Thompson Center: A Real Fixer-UpperState officials would like to sell the government building to raise cash. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot takes a tour of the potentially valuable asset.
Possibly For Sale: State Office Building, Real Fixer-UpperThe administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner confirms it is seeking an appraisal of the James R. Thompson Center as the state continues to wrestle with chronic budget problems.
Man Tries To Bring Loaded Handgun Into State Building: PoliceDarren Collier, 49, was arrested about noon after an x-ray screening at the James R. Thompson Center revealed the weapon in his computer case, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.
Bedbugs Found At State Government Building In LoopIllinois Department of Revenue spokeswoman Sue Hofer said Wednesday that the bugs were found in seven cubicles on a single floor of the James R. Thompson Center last week.
Suspicious Package Prompts 2-Hour Lockdown At Thompson Center The James R. Thompson Center downtown is on lockdown as bomb crews investigate a suspicious package Friday afternoon.
Best Buildings Or Works Of Architecture In ChicagoThese buildings exemplify the diversity of Chicago's architecture styles and their designs fit both site and use.