Sen. Dick Durbin Vies For Fifth TermThere was only one statewide race on the Illinois ballot this Election Day, with a familiar name.
U.S. Senate Candidate Willie Wilson Reports He Has Now Tested Negative For COVID-19 After QuarantineU.S. Senate candidate Willie Wilson reported Wednesday night that he has tested negative for COVID-19 after earlier testing positive and quarantining for 14 days.
U.S. Senate Candidate Willie Wilson Tests Positive For COVID-19Wilson said his symptoms are mild, and he's confident he "will bounce back from this stronger than before."
Activists Say Black And Brown Chicagoans Are Being Ignored In Cannabis Dispensary LicensingThe lottery for licenses to run cannabis dispensaries in Illinois is set to happen in the next few weeks.
St. Sabina Church, Dr. Willie Wilson Team Up To Provide Masks To Chicagoans Who Don't Have Easy AccessBeginning May 1 under Gov. JB Pritzker’s order, everyone will have to wear a mask in public when they can’t social distance. But not everyone can get one.
Lightfoot, Preckwinkle Pick Up More EndorsementsLori Lightfoot gladly accepted the backing of former candidate Willie Wilson, who won 14 of Chicago's black wards, in the election's first round. But Toni Preckwinkle's campaign charged that Wilson sought to name key commissioners and asked Preckwinkle to pay his campaign costs in exchange for Wilson's support.
Willie Wilson Endorses Lori Lightfoot In Race For MayorIn what might prove to be a crucial decision in the race for mayor, Willie Wilson is endorsing Lori Lightfoot over Toni Preckwinkle.
Wilson: Lightfoot, Preckwinkle Asked For My Support"I'm going to encourage the people who are church-based to to look at the social economic issue. People got to eat. People going to die losing their homes. Let's look at those issues."
A Win In The Historic Mayoral Race Could Come Down To A Former CandidateLori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle, two African American women on the ballot for Chicago mayor, is a match-up never seen before. One will become the city's first black female mayor. A win could come down to a former candidate instead of an issue.
Mayoral Candidates Discuss Burke Shakedown Scandal At Downtown ForumAld. Ed Burke and the corruption charges against him were on all the Chicago mayoral candidates' minds at a forum held at the Union League Club Friday.
Ja'Mal Green Blames Funding, Ballot Access Requirements For Dropping Out Of Race For Chicago Mayor"Any state in this country, you don't need this amount of signatures and this process isn't so gruesome," Green said.
The Price Tag Of Freedom For Hundreds Of Non-Violent Cook County Inmates Is Less Than $2,000Are too many non-violent offenders being held in Cook County jail just because they can't make bail?
Chicago Mayoral Candidates Jerry Joyce and John Kolzar Land First And Last Spots On BallotChicago mayoral candidate Jerry Joyce, an attorney from the South Side, won the lottery earning his name the top on the ballot among a crowded field of 21 candidates trying to earn on a spot in the race to succeed Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle Launches Bid For Chicago MayorCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Thursday her decision to enter the already-crowded race for Chicago mayor, but her announcement was clouded by the controversial firing of one of her top aides this week.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle To Join Race For MayorAn already crowded field in the race to become Chicago’s next mayor is about to get even larger.