| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:10 PM
Week 9 – Oct. 15-21
All games 7:30 unless noted.
TUESDAY, OCT. 16
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 2
Bronzeville vs. Gage Park, 6 at Gately
Hirsch vs. Dyett, 4 at Eckersall
Urban Prep-West vs. Juarez, 6 at Hanson
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4
Johnson vs. Hawkins,...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn today called for a special session of the General Assembly on Aug. 17 to take up pension reform.
"It's time to vote," Quinn said of lawmakers. "See you in Springfield."
The Illinois House already was scheduled to be in that day to deal...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 6:46 PM
In a contest that matched early Mitt Romney backers against Rick Perry supporters, Illinois’ top Republicans tonight voted to keep the party's system of directly electing presidential nominating delegates in next March’s primary instead of...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Numerous high-profile union leader pension abuses would be reined in under sweeping legislation that lawmakers overwhelmingly sent today to Gov. Pat Quinn, who had urged the General Assembly to pass the measure.
The legislation, coming in response to...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 10:22 AM
Pension reform designed to attack double-dipping and other abuses of retirement systems won overwhelming House approval today.
Inspired by disclosures in Tribune/WGN-TV investigations, a key provision aims to end the practice of labor officials...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Saying "a fish rots at the head," the chairman of the Republican National Committee today urged President Barack Obama's defeat next year for failing to deliver on promises to fix the economy.
Reince Priebus, the RNC leader, made the comments after a...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney might not be campaigning in Illinois until Monday, but he’s poised to saturate the state’s airwaves during the final week before the Illinois primary.
The contender and a political action...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 8:06 PM
A stricter set of rules and a surprise political alliance are helping build momentum for a long-thwarted effort to legalize marijuana for medical purposes in Illinois.
Some lawmakers are looking to make cannabis available for people seeking relief from...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 2:09 PM
The Illinois Supreme Court today rejected a Republican challenge to have the state’s new Democratic-drawn legislative map tossed as unconstitutional.
The remap challenge was decided on a 4-3 party-line decision.
In February, House Republican...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:49 PM
The state’s top Republican legislative leaders today led the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging a Democratic-drawn remapping of the state’s House and Senate districts, alleging it unfairly discriminates against African Americans and...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 3:53 PM
Illinois Republicans dreamed big during a rally at the Illinois State Fair today, predicting the shaky economy that haunts Democratic President Barack Obama will turn into GOP success at the polls in 2012.
GOP leaders talked about putting Illinois "in...