City Council members are coming out in support of a Chicago casino, but Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is questioning their position.Aldermen approved a resolution at the city council meeting Thursday that calls for revenue from the possible casino to fund infrastructure projects.
A former Chicago police officer was sentenced Thursday to 12 years in prison after admitting he arranged for the murder of another officer.Jerome Finnigan was a former member of the now-disbanded Special Operations Section.
The newest Superman movie "Man of Steel" began filming in Chicago on Wednesday. The project has made stops in a few areas around Chicago-- spending the last two weeks in the far western suburbs, and landing downtown in the Loop this week.
An ordinance that expands ticketing for low-level marijuana possession passed the Cook County Board Wednesday.All but three commissioners voted for an amendment that allows the sheriff's office to give $200 tickets for posession of 10 grams or less of marijuana in towns or villages where there is no