Attorneys for Rod Blagojevich are asking the judge in his upcoming corruption retrial to throw out all secret recordings of the former Illinois governor.In a new court filing, Blagojevich's attorneys ask that all secretly recorded conversations the FBI has of Blagojevich or his aides not be played i
Cook County commissioners are scheduled to discuss a new budget this week and they're still at odds over the effects of a controversial sales tax.Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle campaigned on rolling back a one percentage point increase in the sales tax.
With the polls set to open just hours from now, we felt the need for a bit of fun after so much exhaustion. Don’t get us wrong: we love policy papers, press conferences and stump speeches as much as the next Chicago media outlet.
Tuesday’s almost here. You ready? We’ll let the candidates for mayor pitch themselves to you. To do this fairly, we have to go back to the February 10th debate hosted by Fox Chicago and the Chicago Urban League.
Politicians around the city are making their final push for votes in Chicago's mayoral and aldermanic races. The 26th ward on the city's west side is home to something of a David and Goliath story with an 18-year-old going up against an experienced politician.