Democrat Joseph Berrios will be Cook County's next assessor, defeating independent Forrest Claypool. With 79 percent of precincts reporting, Berrios had about 47 percent of the vote, compared with Claypool's 32 percent.
Longtime Chicago alderwoman Toni Preckwinkle has been elected Cook County board president over Republican Roger Keats and Green Party candidate Tom Tresser.With 76 percent of precincts reporting, Preckwinkle had about 69 percen
A requirement to vote in the United States is citizenship. But voting isn’t the only way to affect a race’s outcome. Some undocumented young people in the Chicago area are going all out against the Republican in Illinois’s U.S.
Updated At: 5:30 on 10/20/2010The president of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police Wednesday lashed out at Police Superintendent Jody Weis for his handling of an alleged case of police brutality.Mark Donahue is the police union's president.
Like most kids from West suburban Glen Ellyn, Michelle Dietzler didn't really know what she wanted to do when she grew up. In college, she changed her major from Large Animal Veterinarian to Journalism.
Santiago Calatrava, 2006 (photo by Lee Bey) The final chapter of the proposed Chicago Spire, that spectacular hard-luck beauty designed by Santiago Calatrava, might very well have been written this week with news that a bank has begun $77 million foreclosure proceedings on the unfinish