Within the next several weeks, 50,000 motorists with a total of $2.2 million in idle I-Pass accounts will get letters telling them to contact the Illinois Tollway by Oct. 1, or else their I-Pass account balances will be transferred to the state’s unclaimed property program, officials warned Thursday.
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon broke the law when it swapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a prisoner in Afghanistan for five years, for five Taliban leaders, congressional investigators said Thursday.
AUSTIN, Texas — In the week since he was indicted for abuse of power and public coercion, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his supporters have insisted the charges against the Republican governor are politically motivated. Perry has pleaded not guilty, and he continues to visit early-primary states and talk with voters as he mulls a 2016 presidential run.
More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.
On Thursday, the city announced an expansion Chicago’s Divvy bike-sharing program, which will result in 175 new stations being installed next spring.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is standing behind a hiring preference for Chicago Public School graduates that has infuriated firefighters, despite surprise opposition from Chicago Teachers Union president and possible mayoral challenger Karen Lewis.
Comparing photos of presidents before and after they took over the Oval Office can be stunning, showing just how much the demands of the job can accelerate the aging process.
FERGUSON, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.
David Waddel takes his Klingon very seriously. When he resigned from the Indian Trail town council earlier this year, he wrote his resignation letter in Klingon.
Gerry Allen, a resident of North Lawndale on Chicago’s West Side, suffered for years with unmanaged diabetes. But, thanks to an expanded community health initiative launched in April 2012 between a local hospital and an insurance provider, he did something he thought he’d never do.
Bruce Rauner wants the Illinois Supreme Court to allow a question about term limits to appear on the November ballot. | Associated Press Photo
Republican Bruce Rauner announced Thursday he would file an emergency petition with the Illinois Supreme Court, urging them to allow a November ballot initiative that would impose term limits on legislators.
- 1 of 1043