A correction has been made to this story.As Chicago’s City Council enters its final week of budget hearings, the city’s corruption watchdog is laying out dozens of cost-cutting measures he says could help close the historic municipal deficit – from firing firefighters t
A Pentecostal leader with controversial views about homosexuality is jumping into Chicago’s mayoral race. Rev. Wilfredo De Jesús, senior pastor of New Life Covenant Church in Humboldt Park, is planning to announce his candidacy Thursday at the park’s boathouse.
According to a new study from the Center for American Progress, Illinois stands to get $22.3‚ billion dollars from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.‚ Crains' has a good article on distribution of‚ the federal stimulus money.