Federal REAL ID Deadline Extended Until Oct. 21, 2021 Due To Coronavirus PandemicAmid the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has delayed the federal REAL ID deadline for a year until Oct. 21, 2021.
Illinois Officials: 1 Non-Citizen Voted In Registration ErrorSecretary of State Jesse White's office released the information during a hearing in Springfield.
Illinois Secretary Of State: Don't Drive While HighIf a person is pulled over for driving high, they will receive a DUI.
Blackhawks 'INJN' License Plate To Be RevokedIt hearkens back to a time when white actors played Native Americans in movies, when Native Americans were targets of ridicule.
Secretary Of State Jesse White Plans Legislation To Regulate Body Donation After Alleged Black Market Body Part SchemeSecretary of State Jesse White has seen CBS 2 reporting exposing the lack of regulation when it comes to body donation, unlike organ donation. White said he plans to work on a bill related to regulating body donation in Illinois.
Illinois Issuing Driver's Licenses Complying With U.S. LawThe new cards will be marked with a gold star in the top right corner and will cost $30, the same as current cards.
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Get Dueling EndorsementsThe man who ran Garcia's 2015 mayoral campaign, Manny Perez, is now Lightfoot's campaign manager. When Garcia was elected to the Cook County Board, Preckwinkle chose him as her floor leader.But in his 2015 challenge against Rahm Emanuel, Preckwinkle did not endorse Garcia. And so far, this year, Garcia has returned the favor.
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.
Illinois House, Senate To Be Sworn Into New SessionMembers are expected to elect Chicago Democrat Michael Madigan to a 19th term as speaker. Democrats have a 74-44 majority in the House.
Secretary Of State: Slow Down As Kids Hit The Streets For HalloweenResearch published by Canadian researchers found that there's a 43 percent higher risk of pedestrian deaths on Halloween night than on other nights near that date.
Illinois To Impose Tougher Penalty For Texting While DrivingStarting July 1, 2019, drivers caught texting will be issued a moving violation that will go on their driving record.
Pritzker Apologizes For 'Regrettable' Remarks On Black Politicians In Call With BlagojevichIn a 2008 call with now-jailed former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, Pritzker described Illinois Senate President Emil Jones as “crass.”
Jesse White Holds Hearing To Tighten State Laws On Impaired DrivingA Loop hearing has highlighted efforts to tighten up Illinois' laws on impaired driving.
Graduated License Program Credited With Lowering Driving FatalitiesIt's National Teen Driver Safety Week and driving teen fatalities are down 51 percent, according to Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White.
Rauner, Emanuel And Other Dignitaries Cut The Ribbon Of The 109th Chicago Auto ShowThe 109th Chicago Auto Show is open for business.