The second district congressional candidate told NBC Chicago that she didn't think weather would be a factor in today's special primary voting.
A man gunned down on Chicago's west side marked what police say is the city's 500th homicide of the year.
The Lt. Governor of Illinois is an accomplished banjo player who broke out the 'ol git-fiddle to celebrate The Onion day. Lend an ear to her banjo stylings.
The Chicago City Council reconvenes at 10 a.m. Wednesday to discuss multiple issues and proposed ordinances. Here's a look at some of the top items.
The Democratic governor wants lawmakers to approve his plan for filling a $2.7 billion hole in the system. It includes reducing services for the poor, cutting payments to health-care providers and...
A former member of the state's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise taskforce is at the heart of a federal investigation into an alleged plot to undermine the very rules she was tasked to protect.
Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern talk through the best political news of the week.
"It is not tolerable, and it does not represent what this city's values are and the good people of this city," Emanuel said of the videotaped beating.
The head of the Chicago Police Department spends 10 good minutes with Mary Ann Ahern on budgets, more officers and why he likes Rahm Emanuel.
Profile of the Board of Education President.