Illinois lawmakers are still negotiating a bill that would ban juveniles from receiving life sentences in prison. It comes nearly a year after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the practice unconstitutional.
A new take on Mother's Day: Dede Koldyke of the EarthHeart Foundation gathers mothers for peace, comedian Jim Gaffigan tells stories from his new book Dad Is Fat and Chicago band Bear Claw throws down.
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."