While U.S. Rep. Ron Paul's name was often unmentioned among the top-tier Republicans running for president, the Libertarian Texas congressman made a splash in Illinois over the weekend. Rep. Paul was the winner of the first-ever statewide presidential straw poll in Illinois.
Officials say a state of Illinois website meant to serve as a clearing house for government data in a user-friendly format is dramatically expanding.The Data.Illinois.gov site will soon post more than 4,000 additional sets of data.
Chicago Ald. Danny Solis introduced an ordinance to decriminalize marijuana possession this week. If the legislation passed, people caught carrying a small amount of the drug would pay a fine rather than face arrest.
An ordinance introduced by Ald. Danny Solis at Wednesday’s City Council meeting proposed the decriminalization of small amounts marijuana. Under the proposal, people caught with 10 grams or less of the green stuff would not be arrested but would get a ticket for $200.
A Chicago alderman has introduced an ordinance that would turn possession of a small amount of marijuana from a misdemeanor into an infraction that is no more serious than a traffic citation.Alderman Danny Solis (25th) said his ordinance that would require people caught with 10 grams or less of mari
Evanston and Chicago, both lakefront communities with a lot going for them, including diverse populations and impressive cultural and economic draws; but Eight Forty-Eight wondered, when stacked against each other, how do they compare?
William Cellini, a native son of Springfield, could soon move from the corridors of power to a prison cell. Jurors convicted the long-time political figure and Friend of ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on two of four counts Tuesday.