Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy said Friday Grand Crossing residents want him to reinstate their indicted former district Cmdr. Glenn Evans and he would consider it if Evans is exonerated.
Democrats think they’re sitting pretty for the 2016 presidential election. Then again, politics have a funny way of confounding expectations.
SPRINGFIELD-Republican Bruce Rauner’s generosity to his state party continued Friday with the candidate for governor donating another $750,000 into the coffers of the Illinois Republican Party.
The CIA has curbed spying on friendly governments in Western Europe in response to the furor over a German caught selling secrets to the United States and the Edward Snowden revelations of classified information held by the National Security Agency, according to current and former U.S. officials.
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.
SPRINGFIELD-Gov. Pat Quinn and GOP rival Bruce Rauner debuted two new commercials Friday in their intensifying battle of the airwaves with the election about six weeks away.
Jon Daniel was watching cartoons with one of his sons when he created a spoof Twitter account in the name of the Peoria mayor. Out of boredom, he said, he soon began sending profane messages about sex, drugs and alcohol.
President Barack Obama is unveiling new public service announcements against campus sexual assault in the "It's On Us" campaign being supported by the NCAA and several media companies with reach among college students.
Jimmy Fallon will be a little drier when he brings the 'Tonight Show' to Chicago than when he participated in the city's Polar Plunge in March. | AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles
'Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon told Mayor Rahm Emanuel he'd bring the Tonight Show' to Chicago if the city's students hit the books. They did, and he will.
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama on Friday, along with Vice President Joe Biden launch "“It’s On Us” campaign, a new public awareness and action campaign designed to prevent sexual assault at colleges and universities, change the culture on our campuses, and better engage men in this effort," according to the White House. Later, Obama speaks to the Democratic National Committee Women’s Leadership Forum, a fundraising group, at a hotel here.
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.
In 2002, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was one of only 23 senators to vote against the invasion of Iraq. On Thursday, Durbin he voted for a measure to train and equip “appropriately vetted” Syrian forces to battle the Islamic State group. | M. Spencer Green/AP
Updated...WASHINGTON — On Oct. 11, 2002, Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was one of only 23 senators to vote against the invasion of Iraq. That was a vote that has defined Durbin ever since. “. . . I remember my thinking on that October night 2002 that we should hold back, not get involved in Iraq. And I think I was right. I think history proved me right,” Durbin said. Durbin was explaining why he would be voting for a measure to train and equip Syrian forces to battle the Islamic State group.
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