Amtrak says it's "happy to do the work suggested" by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Sen. Dick Durbin, who have jointly asked the rail company to commission a study on adding extra trains to its fast-growing... Read »
Anshoo Sethi, the young owner of a failed O'Hare-area motel, managed to trick Illinois' political heavies into supporting his grand ambition to erect a massive $913 million hotel-and-convention center near... Read »
ATF director B. Todd Jones will tour the new center that authorities hope will help stem gun-related violence in the nation's third latest city. Read »
Illinois Democrat called separatists "thugs," and said they've been "armed, financed and inspired by Vladimir Putin and the Russians." Read »
Michelle Obama heads home to her native Chicago next week for a Democratic National Committee fundraiser at the Waldorf Astoria. Read »
It's official: Tio Hardiman will challenge Mark Kirk for U.S. Senate. The Chicago Democrat and former Illinois gubernatorial candidate made his announcement Tuesday afternoon, calling Republican Sen. Read »
The GOP senatorial candidate has apparently taken Ward Room's advice and released a new-and-improved radio spot using a woman narrator instead of a man to introduce a pro-Oberweis testimonial geared toward... Read »
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