President Donald Trump, the author of the best-selling book, "The Art of the Deal," is about to see his deal-making abilities ratified in a legislative showdown on the House floor — or dramatically rebuffed. Trump, in a message relayed by White House officials, demanded that House Republican leaders vote Friday on a GOP-backed health care bill embraced by the president, placing the legislation on the brink of failure and jeopardizing his vow to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law.
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 Chicago Police SWAT team was responding on Thursday evening to an incident at a home in the Edgewater neighborhood on the city's North Side.
Congressman Bobby Rush, who is mourning the loss of his wife after she passed away last week, was going to fly to Washington D.C. for the vote on the new GOP health care plan, but has changed his travel plans amid news the vote has been postponed.
Howard Goldstein spent Thursday doing what he always does---volunteering with the Red Cross, serving food to his fellow veterans. Little did he know, that Bruce Rauner, the governor of Illinois was waiting in the wings.
A 3-year-old boy was killed and three other people were injured in a crash Thursday morning on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near northwest suburban Huntley.