The wait continues over the future of a bill that would allow a casino to be built in Chicago.Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday that he still has more studying to do before he knows where he stands on the gambling package.
President Bashar al-Assad addressed the Syrian nation today for the first time in nearly two months. In his speech, Assad acknowledged some of the protesters’ grievances and warned about the damage the three-month old uprising has had on Syria’s economy.
A wrongful conviction is a horrible cost to the person who goes to prison for a crime they did not commit. But they're also a huge burden for taxpayers. That’s according to a new report out from the Better Government Association and the Center on Wrongful Convictions.
Chicago-based United Airlines continues to recover from a massive computer failure this weekend. The system-wide computer outage lasted only five hours beginning Friday night into early Saturday morning.
Friday marks the 40th anniversary of President Nixon's "War on Drugs." And this weekend is African American emancipation day, otherwise known as Juneteenth. For some there's a connection easily drawn between the two anniversaries.