| Jan 14, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Officials, banks and consumers all want a piece of Target and Neiman Marcus, filing lawsuits and launching investigations against the two retailers after they reported data breaches.
A letter from Sens. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Jay Rockefeller (D-W....
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:55 AM
Faced with public outrage about gritty black dust blowing through Chicago’s Southeast Side, Mayor Rahm Emanuel talked of forcing towering mounds of petroleum coke out of Chicago and outlawing new piles with costly regulations.
But the fine print...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Marriage licenses for same-sex couples will not be issued in Kane County before June 1, despite urging by the state's attorney general on Tuesday for clerks statewide to issue licenses earlier, the county clerk said today.
Attorney General Lisa...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Despite a green light from the Illinois Attorney General, DuPage County officials said they will not issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples before June.
Officials with the DuPage County Clerk's Office and the DuPage State's Attorney's Office said...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:05 PM
The four Republican lieutenant governor hopefuls met in their first televised debate Thursday night, talking up their running mates and defending the largely ceremonial office as a post in which they could make big changes for Illinois.
| Mar 11, 2014
By the end of the Golden Gloves tournament in Cicero next month, hundreds of spectators will have filled the stands to watch a new generation of young boxers vying to join a group of champions that includes Cassius Clay and Sonny Liston.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle told reporters Wednesday that she intends to serve her full four-year term if re-elected this year, but did not rule out switching gears and running against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015.
Speaking to reporters...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Supporters of a potential presidential bid by Hillary Rodham Clinton, including several prominent Illinois Democrats, attended a pair of downtown fundraisers Thursday, giving cash to a political action committee aimed at providing the Illinois native...
| Mar 5, 2014
As an immigrant from South Korea, Steve Kim was introduced to American culture through childhood conversations about politics with his father over the daily newspaper. But it would take several years and a college internship before Kim realized his...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:51 AM
Attorney General Lisa Madigan is encouraging Illinois counties to grant same-sex marriage licenses immediately, following last month's federal court ruling that gave an early green light to same-sex couples in Cook County.
Madigan spelled out her...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:12 PM
The allegations that Treasurer Dan Rutherford sexually harassed and politically pressured a former employee will cost taxpayers at least $27,000 in legal and investigative fees, and that figure is expected to grow.
The largest cost so far is an $18,122....