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  • Hundreds of O'Hare airport workers vote to strike

    CHICAGO – Hundreds of O'Hare International Airport workers have voted to go on strike ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Berg: Action needed on Illinois’ manufacturing meltdown

    Al Popovich is a maker.He’s been in the manufacturing business since he was an 18-year-old trying to ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 1:25 pm
  • Illinois leaders going to Rome as Cupich becomes cardinal

    CHICAGO – A delegation of Illinois political, religious, police and business leaders plan to travel to Rome this week as Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupi ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Rauner, lawmakers discuss reported $7B deficit during talks

    SPRINGFIELD – Gov. Bruce Rauner and Illinois lawmakers are contemplating dire economic forecasts as they meet in search of a state budget deal.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • Durbin remains Senate's No. 2 Dem, won't challenge Rauner

    CHICAGO – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois has been re-elected as the Senate’s number two Democrat.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Rauner: Illinois will have 'good relationship' with Trump

    SPRINGFIELD – Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he has friends in Donald Trump’s new administration and expects Illinois “to have a voice an ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:38 am
  • 2 charged in Morris laundromat mobile meth lab explosion

    MORRIS – A mobile meth lab exploded Tuesday morning inside a Morris laundromat, and two suspects have been charged.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 12:28 am
  • Illinois Democrats, GOP remain far apart in budget talks

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan suggested Tuesday that legislators should approve another short-term spending plan without giving ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:13 pm
  • Lawyers for Melodie Gliniewicz want charges dismissed

    WAUKEGAN – Attorneys for the widow of Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz, who killed himself and made it look as if he was gunned down in the line ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 12:13 am
  • Rauner calls budget meeting; Dems cite 'schedule conflict'

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's vision of a swift, post-election budget compromise is off to a rocky start after a key Democratic leader ci ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago will remain sanctuary city for immigrants

    CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the outcome of the U.S. presidential election won't impact Chicago's commitment as a sanctuary city for immigrants.
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 1:43 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner calls for budget meeting, only Republicans attending

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's vision of a swift, post-election budget compromise is off to a rocky start with Democratic leaders absent f ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Trump's views appeal to Americans looking for 'common sense'

    CHICAGO – The voters who made possible Donald Trump’s victory included people who consider themselves moderates and came around to Trump after support ...
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Our view: Pass budget with no tax hike

    Like procrastinating teens putting off a big homework assignment, this summer Illinois’ leaders found a way to put off addressing our state’s budget p ...
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Democratic Illinois sees a turn in GOP tide

    CHICAGO – The state where both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton used to live still is reliably Democratic when it comes to picking a president.
    Nov. 12, 2016 - 9:51 pm
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