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.
Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump on Thursday demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was presented to GOP lawmakers behind closed doors Thursday night after a long and intense day that saw a planned vote on the health care bill scrapped as the legislation remained short of votes amid cascading negotiations among conservative lawmakers, moderates and others.
Authorities are investigating what happened when a family's West Side home was unexpectedly raided by police Thursday in what the department now says was a mistake.
New charges have been filed against the Chicago police officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014, according to court documents released Thursday.