- Grant will support Chicago jobs program for ex-offenders Updated: Aug-27-15 5:07 am
CHICAGO - A federal grant will allow the Chicago Transit Authority to continue a diesel mechanics training program for ex-offenders and others facing challenges re-entering the workforce.
- Emanuel: Proposed Lucas museum designs are changing Updated: Aug-25-15 3:34 pm
CHICAGO - Design plans are being updated for a museum proposed on Chicago's lakefront by movie producer George Lucas, according to Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
- Illinois' AG and Chicago mayor question gas prices spike Updated: Aug-25-15 6:34 am
CHICAGO - Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel say they want answers from the Illinois Petroleum Council about the gas prices increase.
- Army skydivers returning to Fort Bragg after member's death Updated: Aug-17-15 2:37 am
CHICAGO - Members of a U.S. Army skydiving team will return to their base, where they will have access to counseling, after a parachutist from their unit died from injuries suffered during a stunt at the Chicago Air & Water Show.
- NFL draft returning to Chicago in 2016 Updated: Aug-11-15 5:05 pm
SCHAUMBURG, Illinois - Chicago is on the clock again.
- Rauner ties Chicago schools help to changes in union rights Updated: Aug-06-15 7:38 pm
CHICAGO - Gov. Bruce Rauner said Thursday that he's willing to help blunt a financial crisis in Chicago Public Schools as long as communities throughout the state get more collective-bargaining power - and he's asking Mayor Rahm Emanuel for help.
- Rauner: Illinois to review new federal power plant limits Updated: Aug-03-15 7:14 pm
ST. LOUIS - Gov. Bruce Rauner offered little insight Monday into whether Illinois, which the federal government says ranks near the bottom in emissions-reduction goals, will join other states and challenge new stringent rules for power plants.
- Chicago preliminary budget estimate shows huge shortfall Updated: Aug-01-15 1:35 pm
CHICAGO - A preliminary budget released by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel shows a gaping budget shortfall for 2016 that could grow to $754 million and beyond - a total that is so high that the mayor might be forced to raise property taxes.