Unemployment dropped in all of Illinois' metro areas in September and it was the sixth straight month of across-the-board decreases.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a news conference in December 2012 to talk about new vehicles arriving at police districts citywide. A new police contract commits the city to buying 400 more vehicles by Dec. 31. I Brian Jackson/Sun-Times
The newly-ratified police contract commits the city to buying 400 new police vehicles by Dec. 31 and 200 a year for the duration of the five-year agreement.
When a Republican running for state representative tried to vote on earlier this week in Cook County, something strange happened. It registered a vote for his Democratic opponent.
WASHINGTON — Republicans in search of clues to the 2016 presidential contest might find them in this year's governor races.
Gov. Pat Quinn (left) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel watch as President Barack Obama gives his speech in Cahn Auditorium at Northwestern University earlier this month. | Chandler West/For Sun-Times Media
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel finally put some juice behind his insisted endorsement of Gov. Pat Quinn, giving the Quinn campaign $175,000 in recent days, according to a new campaign finance filing.
Political campaigns in America would undoubtedly be more exciting if they all featured Darth Vader atop a black van while flames shoot out the top of it.
Martin O'Malley leaves the Dirksen Federal Building after his arraignment in September. | Al Podgorski/Sun-Times
Martin O'Malley — a key player in Chicago's red light camera scandal involving Redflex Traffic Systems — plans to plead guilty in December, according to court records filed Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — Two Democratic senators announced Thursday they will introduce legislation that would stop suspected Nazi war criminals from collecting U.S. Social Security benefits.
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.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, checks his watch before Wednesday night's debate against challenger, Republican state Sen. Jim Oberweis. | AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
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