Suburban governments are turning to the Illinois General Assembly to force utility provider ComEd to provide better response to widespread power outages.Leaders in the Northwest Municipal Conference say the company needs to improve its communication with them during widespread power outages.
DuPage County has new rules on where places of assembly, including places of worship, can set up. The county board Tuesday voted unanimously to allow those institutions into all zoning districts by right.
CHICAGO — White House chief of staff Bill Daley says he'll return to Chicago after the 2012 election.Daley tells WMAQ-TV in Chicago he has committed to stay with President Barack Obama in Washington "through his re-election" and "then my wife and I will be back in Chicago."
Mayor Emanuel was expected to unveil his much-anticipated, much-vetted 2012 budget Wednesday. The new mayor did not tackle his first budget alone as the city faced a projected shortfall of over $635 million dollars next year.