Trying to land a Chicago casino has become an annual sticking point for those who want to expand gambling in Illinois. But Gov. Pat Quinn has axed two gambling bills and invoked images of infiltrating "mobsters."
An Orthodox Jewish school has lost a legal battle with the City of Evanston over their bid to open a new facility there. The group filed the lawsuit six years ago claiming religious discrimination, but Evanston aldermen said it came down to a declining property tax base.