A Cook County judge ruled Thursday that Illinois lawmakers must be paid on time despite their failure to pass a budget, which has caused a pileup of more than $12.8 billion worth of unpaid bills.
It appears Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for "surge pricing" at parking meters around Wrigley Field could potentially expand to other parts of Chicago.
A man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for his role in the murder of his friend’s parents in southwest suburban Palos Heights in 2011.
The Chicago Bears have signed veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday.
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More than 50 people are facing federal or state charges for their roles in selling heroin and cocaine on the West Side, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
The mastermind of a massive kickback scandal that took down former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett faces sentencing in a federal courtroom Friday, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says the state's unemployment rate fell below six percent in February.
A photo being circulated of a person holding a young child who is gripping what appears to be a handgun with her finger on the trigger has a local activist and police searching for answers.
A migrating owl got confused after hitting a window and perched on a table outside a Chicago restaurant before wildlife handlers took the animal away for care.
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