After a tumultuous five years, a Chicago Public Schools principal who publicly criticized Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his administration's school reforms used a blog post this week to announce his resignation and take a few parting shots as he went.
The West Point boxing team will hold a clinic and exhibition in Chicago on Sept. 24, with a goal of inspiring inner city youth through showcasing good sportsmanship and raising awareness of the opportunities offered by the army and West Point.
Summer’s not quite over, and Chicago’s airport statistics prove it, with record-breaking travel statistics logged during 2016’s warmest months and predictions for heavy Labor Day weekend traffic from the Chicago Department of Aviation.
The new Chicago Transit Authority bus boarding facility, Union Station Transit Center, opened for service in time for Labor Day, representing a milestone in the transportation hub’s revitalization and sheltering 120,000 commuters daily.
With violence tarnishing a former police officer’s reputation and subsequent cash contribution, the Illinois Republican Party today urged city official and state Comptroller candidate Susana Mendoza to reject over $20,000 in support from Juan Gaytan.
Illinois voters, regardless of party affiliation, need to have a stern conversation with their state legislators to revive redistricting after the Illinois Supreme Court decision last week that took free maps off the November ballot, Gov. Bruce Rauner said during a recent interview.
Despite a federal criminal investigation underway and state lawmakers continually calling on Illinois's embattled Auditor General Frank Mautino to answer questions about prior campaign expenditures, the only person who has filed a complaint said he feels all alone.
While whispers of "strike" continue to be heard among the membership of the state's largest public sector union, the on-and-off negotiations with the governor reveal the power of that union, the president of a nonpartisan public-interest litigation center said.
Manufacturing workers in Illinois suffered yet another blow this week when a major machinery manufacturer announced the layoffs of hundreds of workers in Illinois, an associate for a Chicago-based conservative think tank said in a recent article.
Policy holders who bought from an insurance co-op in Illinois remain upset and confused about the future of their care more than a month after the debt-laden company was ordered to close by insurance regulators.