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City Council to Vote on Ban on Gun-Shaped Phone Cases

City Council to Vote on Ban on Gun-Shaped Phone Cases

Chicago's Finance Committee passed a proposal Monday to outlaw the sale and possession of gun-shaped cellphone cases in Chicago, bringing the vote to City Council on Wednesday. Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Walker to Hit Chicago, Bloomington on Campaign Trail

Walker to Hit Chicago, Bloomington on Campaign Trail

GOP presidential candidate Scott Walker is scheduled to make a few campaign stops in Illinois Monday for the first... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Obama Chides GOP Candidates Trump, Cruz and Huckabee

Obama Chides GOP Candidates Trump, Cruz and Huckabee

Insisting that Americans deserve better, President Barack Obama chided Republicans Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump and... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
GOP's Chairman Doesn't Expect Trump Third-Party Run

GOP's Chairman Doesn't Expect Trump Third-Party Run

Republican Party chairman Reince Priebus said Monday that he's not worried about Donald Trump eventually running for... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
'Third-World' NYC Airport LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt

'Third-World' NYC Airport LaGuardia to Be Torn Down, Rebuilt

Gov. Cuomo has introduced a plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport. The governor announced Monday afternoon... Watch »

3 hours ago
Illinois Budget Impasse May Mean No Free ACT Tests

Illinois Budget Impasse May Mean No Free ACT Tests

tNervousness about college entrance tests for high school students is acute enough as it is, but deadlock over... Read »

Jul 26, 2015
2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

2016 Republicans Use Trump, TV to Make Debate Cut

Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on... Read »

Jul 26, 2015
Sen. Durbin Calls for Federal Probe Into Bland's Death

Sen. Durbin Calls for Federal Probe Into Bland's Death

Sen. Dick Durbin has called on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of suburban Chicago woman... Watch »

Jul 25, 2015
Dennis Rodman Tweets Support for Donald Trump

Dennis Rodman Tweets Support for Donald Trump

Donald Trump has won the backing of flamboyant former Bulls player Dennis Rodman, who tweeted his support for his... Read »

Jul 25, 2015
Judge: Overhaul of Chicago Pension Funds Unconstitutional

Judge: Overhaul of Chicago Pension Funds Unconstitutional

A Cook County judge ruled on Friday that an overhaul of two Chicago pension funds is unconstitutional. Watch »

Jul 24, 2015
Appeals Court Tosses 1 of 2 Counts Against Rick Perry

Appeals Court Tosses 1 of 2 Counts Against Rick Perry

A Texas appeals court Friday dismissed out one of the two counts against former Gov. Rick Perry in the... Read »

Jul 24, 2015
New Law Aimed at Preventing Public Aid for the Dead

New Law Aimed at Preventing Public Aid for the Dead

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation that aims to stop the state from accidentally sending welfare... Read »

Jul 23, 2015
Robert Blagojevich: The Court’s Account is

Robert Blagojevich: The Court’s Account is "Flat Out Not True"

Rebuffed in his efforts to gain a new trial, or at least, a new sentence for the many crimes a jury says he... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Spirit Airlines Revives Blagojevich-Themed Deal

Spirit Airlines Revives Blagojevich-Themed Deal

With former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's return to the headlines, Spirit Airlines revived a Blagojevich-themed deal on... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Zopp Calls for 'Thorough' Investigation Into Bland Case

Zopp Calls for 'Thorough' Investigation Into Bland Case

Senate contender Andrea Zopp released a statement Wednesday calling for a full investigation into the case of... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments

WATCH: Lindsey Graham Destroy His Phone After Trump's Comments

Lindsey Graham won't be receiving any unwanted phone calls for the time being. A day after Donald Trump implored... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Donald Trump to Visit US-Mexico Border

Donald Trump to Visit US-Mexico Border

Donald Trump has announced plans to visit the Mexico-Texas border this week, a trip that comes as he continues to... Read »

Jul 22, 2015
Rauner Blasts Madigan for Lawmaker Pay Hike

Rauner Blasts Madigan for Lawmaker Pay Hike

Gov. Bruce Rauner attempted to crank up the pressure Tuesday on House Speaker Michael Madigan over the state budget... Read »

Jul 21, 2015
Appellate Lawyer Urges Blagojevich to

Appellate Lawyer Urges Blagojevich to "Fight On"

The lawyer for former Gov. Rod Blagojevich called a federal appeals court decision Tuesday to overturn five of 18... Watch »

Jul 21, 2015
Patti Blagojevich:

Patti Blagojevich: "We Are Very Disappointed"

The wife of disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich says she and her family are disappointed with a federal appeals... Watch »

Jul 21, 2015
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