Almost any Chicago street name tells a story. Take Peshtigo Court. It's the last street you cross on the way to Navy Pier, before you duck under the Lake Shore Drive viaduct.Peshtigo Court is one block long.
A controversial collective bargaining law goes into effect Wednesday in Wisconsin after months of protests and debate.The new state law that brought thousands of demonstrators to the state Capitol cuts pay for public employees by about eight percent.
The nonpartisan Wisconsin state board that oversees elections is meeting to determine whether three recall elections against Democratic state senators can proceed. The Government Accountability Board meets Wednesday to consider challenges to the petitions seeking recalls for Sens.