Faced with an employee pension crisis that could become his biggest challenge, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he is putting his full force behind getting lawmakers in Springfield to achieve an overhaul of the state's pension systems.
The saga of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is, to borrow a phrase from the man himself, bleeping golden. So it's no surprise Blago books are flying off the presses. We talk to Tribune reporters Jeff Coen and John Chase about their new book.