Chicagoans will have to endure major downtown road blocks, travel restrictions and museum closures when the NATO summit comes to town later this month, federal and city officials announced Friday afternoon.
An initial review suggests that Chicago’s revised vacant property ordinance is bringing in a lot cash to the city, and that it’s helping city officials keep better count of the number of homes sitting vacant.
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is asking business leaders to help him pass legislation that will mean pain for union members and poor families.Quinn says Illinois must control the growing cost of government pensions and health care.
The Illinois Department of Corrections says it won't reopen a shuttered prison in suburban Chicago to house protesters arrested during this month's NATO summit.Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart floated that idea in recent days as he prepares for the possibility of a large number of arrests.
CIA Director David Petraeus will be the grand marshal for Chicago's Memorial Day Parade.Petraeus is a retired four-star U.S. Army general and former top commander in Afghanistan. He'll lead the Memorial Day parade and participate in the wreath laying ceremony before the May 26 parade.
A Chicago financial investment adviser is charged with fraud in connection with the misappropriation of about $1.5 million.Federal prosecutors say Dimitry Vishnevetsky was indicted Wednesday for allegedly luring investors through his Hodges Trading and Oxford Capital with fraudulent trading results
The Supreme Court is expected to rule on Arizona’s controversial immigration law known as SB 1070 in June. Essentially the law makes it a crime to live and work in Arizona illegally. It was put into legislative limbo after it was blocked by a federal judge in 2010.Arizona is not th