The state university is the latest victim of the two-year budget stalemate.
Downstate Democrat Bob Daiber says he can deliver the kind of voters that his wealthier and more recognizable opponents can’t.
Also, a Toronto-to-Chicago flight was grounded after a fake bomb was found in a passenger’s luggage.
Nothing heralds the start of a new campaign season like the first candidate taking advantage of campaign finance loopholes.
The newly announced candidate conjures up the 1972 primary—the last time a Democrat running for governor dared criticize the machine.
Also, Senator Dick Durbin wants to help kids who live in violent neighborhoods with trauma and psychological stress.
Cinema Slapdown, First Tuesdays with Mick and Ben, Gender Breakdown, and more happenings from March 6-9.
Also, Obama’s endorsement has been lucrative for alderman Sophia King’s reelection campaign.
Also, the Chicago police have stopped using a dated, controversial training video.
Also, the owner of the Willis Tower is investing in a $500 million renovation.
The 47th Ward alderman and gubernatorial hopeful conjures up FDR in a run against Rauner.
Artists, writers, musicians, academics, activists, and politicians—even Rahm!—weigh in on the new administration: the threats, the fears, the absurdity.
Also, 15 percent of Eli’s Cheesecake employees are war refugees.
Also, Illinois Supreme Court justice Anne Burke wants to add a fifth star to the Chicago flag—for a charity she cofounded.
The home-sharing company accuses the mayor of siding with his Gold Coast base at the expense of the “little guys.”