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  • Illinois Gov. Rauner has investment adviser, not blind trust

    CHICAGO – Gov. Bruce Rauner, perhaps the wealthiest officeholder in Illinois history, said just before taking office last week that he had set up "bli ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • United Airlines 4Q profit drops 80 percent on write-downs

    CHICAGO – United Airlines' fourth-quarter profit fell 80 percent due to severance costs and contracts that lost value as oil prices tumbled.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Lawyers contesting Illinois pension reform law seek extension

    SPRINGFIELD – Lawyers contesting the Illinois law that overhauls a state pension program that is $111 billion in debt are asking the state Supreme Cou ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:17 pm
  • State senator revamping Illinois school funding overhaul

    SPRINGFIELD – The Democrat sponsoring a contentious plan to overhaul the state's nearly 20-year-old school funding formula said he's altering the bill ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • CTA passenger-rail cars introduced in 1976 to be retired

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Transit Authority will bid farewell to its oldest passenger-rail cars.The CTA ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Rahm Emanuel to push park land transfer to Chicago for Obama library

    CHICAGO — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will introduce an ordinance allowing the transfer of park district land to the city for use by an Obama president ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Villa Park man guilty of murder, arson in Lombard fire that killed ex-girlfriend

    WHEATON — A 26-year-old Villa Park man has been found guilty of first-degree murder for setting a fire that killed his former girlfriend.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:26 am
  • Joliet friends, customers remember store clerk killed in armed robbery attempt

    JOLIET – The death of Mohammad Eid shocked and saddened dozens of his friends, neighbors and customers of the Gardner Food Mart in Joliet, where he wo ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:53 am
  • Illinois veteran, student among 2015 State of the Union guests

    CHICAGO — An Air Force veteran and a community college student will be among guests from Illinois attending President Barack Obama's State of the Unio ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Bond in question for Ingleside teacher accused of sexually assaulting students

    WAUKEGAN — Lake County prosecutors say they want former Gavin Elementary District 37 teacher accused of sexually assaulting two students held without ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:38 am
  • Study finds no easy way to Illinois debt reduction

    CHICAGO — The University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs says there is no easy to repair Illinois' chronic annual deficit.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • 8 charged in West Englewood dog-fighting ring on Chicago's South Side

    CHICAGO — Eight people are facing criminal charges after police say they discovered a dog-fighting ring on the South Side of Chicago.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Two killed, including store employee, in attempted robbery in Joliet

    JOLIET – Two men are dead after an attempted robbery Monday afternoon at a convenience store in Joliet.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:21 am
  • Chicago man charged in hit-and-run that killed 2 pedestrians

    CHICAGO – Chicago police have arrested a 24-year-old Chicago man in a hit-and-run crash that killed two men as they crossed the street on the city's N ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • New rules help Illinois collect out-of-state sales taxes

    SPRINGFIELD – The state of Illinois' Department of Revenue has new rules this year to target the collection of sales taxes from out-of-state businesse ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:51 pm
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