Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is giving labor leaders a choice: agree to work-rule changes or face 625 layoffs. Emanuel says that's the decision on the table as he works to deal with the city's budget crisis. The Democrat says he's identified 625 jobs to cut, but he says that won't be necessa
President Barack Obama will host the NATO and G-8 summits in Chicago next year. The president announced the summits in his prime-time address to the nation Wednesday night.World leaders will gather in Chicago in May of 2012 to discuss the future of coalition operations in Afghanistan.The U.S.
The wait continues over the future of a bill that would allow a casino to be built in Chicago.Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn said Monday that he still has more studying to do before he knows where he stands on the gambling package.