U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk talks Tuesday at a Bruce Rauner news conference announcing the Veterans for Rauner Coalition. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to “bomb the hell” out of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, as the Illinois Republican offered sobering advice to family members of those held captive by the Islamic militant group. “I would say to any family member: If your family member is in ISIS’ hands, it’s not likely that person’s going to return,” said Kirk.
See, who says opposing sides can't get along? Rauner and Quinn dueling mascots, Quinnocchio and Baron von Moneybags spent some time together at the Illinois State Fair.
WBEZ has taken a look at opposition researchers, and specifically, who is shoveling what during the campaign season.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s 2011 decision to double water and sewer rates over a four-year period--followed by annual rate hikes to keep pace with inflation — was a bitter pill to swallow for 5.3 million city and suburban customers. But it paid dividends on Wall Street Tuesday.
Coming in at No. 1 is philanthropist Marsha Z. Laufer, who has padded Democrats' bottom line by $384,900. Investment firm founder Charles R. Schwab comes in second, with $338,900 going to Repbublicans.
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.
A new poll shows that voters consider Islamic terrorist group ISIS as a major threat to the United States and have an overwhelming amount of concern over President Barack Obama's strategy — or lack thereof — to deal with the problem.
LEFT: Scott K. Summers, candidate for Illinois governor. RIGHT: Sheldon Schafer, candidate for secretary of state.
Two Illinois Green Party candidates whose statewide slate was knocked off the ballot last month will run as write-in candidates this November.
In this handout image shows American journalist Steven Sotloff (center with black helmet) talking to Libyan rebels on the Al Dafniya front line on June 2, 2011 in Misrata, Libya. Sotloff was kidnapped in August 2013 near Aleppo, Syria. | Getty Images
BEIRUT — An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.
A man was shot by a Chicago Police officer in the 13300 block of South Forrestville on Aug. 19, 2014. | Brian Jackson/Sun-Times
An attorney who specializes in representing cops in court has warned the president of the Fraternal Order of Police about a federal investigation into shootings by Chicago Police officers.
Gov. Pat Quinn told reporters Tuesday that he's opted for water instead of iced tea while eating out.
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.
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama delivered a message to Africans via the State Department, urging them to take precautions, and most importantly, don't touch the dead.
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