Mayor Rahm Emanuel defended Monday his use of $55 million in TIF funds to renovate Navy Pier after mounting criticism over the decision.
A Lyft driver zip-tied and raped a 25-year-old woman who fell asleep in his car in an alley earlier this month, the Cook County state’s attorney’s office says.
One person is dead and seven others injured in a multi-vehicle crash on North Lake Shore Drive Monday causing north and southbound lanes to close for hours, fire officials said.
Governor Bruce Rauner called lawmakers back to Springfield for a special session Monday after lawmakers missed his deadline to send an education funding bill to his desk.
Republican leaders are steering the Senate toward a crucial vote on their bill eviscerating much of President Barack Obama's health care law, buoyed by the near theatrical return to the Capitol of the ailing...
A father is grieving the loss of his wife and young son while two other sons fight for their lives after in accident in rural Beecher Monday morning.