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Friday, February 23, 2018
The new focus on sexual harassment in Illinois state government has left a lot of questions unanswered, a Chicago TV reporter recently said on "Chicago's Morning Answer" radio show.
Even though Chicagoans are used to the onset of winter, the city of Chicago is still reminding them to prepare wisely as cold weather moves into the region.
DHL recently opened a $10 million global gateway facility at O'Hare International Airport that is expected to bring dozens of new jobs.
What was intended as a rebirth effort for a neighborhood in a U.S. representative's district has turned into a court battle over an unpaid loan.
Illinois is launching a public-private partnership program aimed at helping former inmates start their own businesses.
An investigation by Project Six alleges that the office of Mayor Rahm Emanuel helped 13th Ward Alderman Marty Quinn illegally use funds from an expense account.
A battle between a Chicago firefighter and an alderman over the zoning of a building continues, with accusations of abuse of power in tow.
The clock continues to run on Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker's promise to release his tax returns, the Illinois Republican Party said in a Nov. 6 release.
The recent repeal of the controversial sweetened-drink tax by the Cook County Board drew statewide and national attention, but the battle over the county's budget and taxes rages on.
Illinoisans will pay 72 percent more in phone line fees to keep 911 service alive, the Edgar County Watchdogs reported recently.
Moody's has downgraded Northeastern Illinois University's (NIU) Certificates of Participation (COPs) to B3 from B1, according to the investor service's website.
The General Assembly finally passed a budget after two years, but the Chicago Tribune wishes it hadn't, according to a recent editorial.
Repeat gun offenders in Illinois face tougher sentencing guidelines under a bill signed into law Gov. Bruce Rauner recently, according to a press release.
Gov. Bruce Rauner didn't take over a blessedly balanced Illinois economy, as Democrats would like people to believe, the Chicago Tribune argued in an editorial recently.
Despite a slight employment increase in May, Illinois' job growth remains well below the national average, the Department of Employment Security (IDES) said recently.
Sales for Cubs and White Sox spring training games are getting started, the 'Chicago Tribune' recently reported.
An injury to a key player may have shown just what kind of strength Northwestern has this season.