Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says lawmakers will try again this year to pass a gambling expansion bill.Quinn said on Friday he's talked with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Senate President John Cullerton about ways to revive the so-far failed measure in the coming months.
Chicago officials and members of the Chicago Police Department gathered in the Lawndale neighborhood on the city's West Side Thursday to pay their final respects to slain police officer Clifton Lewis.Lewis was working off duty as a security guard at a convenience store last week when he was fatally
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn said he's optimistic about passing a tax deal for some area businesses by the end of the month.Earlier this week, lawmakers failed to pass a $250 million tax break package meant to keep Chicago-based CME Group and Sears from leaving the state.