The ordinance prohibits the Chicago Police Department from carrying out search warrants or assisting in investigations related to other states’ laws restricting abortion.
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The son of former Illinois Senate President Emil Jones Jr. is also charged with lying to the FBI.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis took something of a victory lap this weekend for his controversial flight sending migrants to the tony northeastern island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.
There’s only one incumbent Republican on the 17-member board running for re-election. Will Democrats take full control?
Rail workers reached a tentative agreement concerning scheduling and pay.
The Downstate Republican candidate for governor released five years of tax returns Wednesday, showing lean years as he received generous federal subsidies.
The toll road was leased for 99 years to a private company in 2005. Now it’s coming under new management.
In anticipation of a strike by freight railroad workers that would immediately suspend travel on four of its lines, Metra said it has been forced to start limiting services on some of those lines beginning Thursday evening.
Bailey, a downstate farmer and state senator, confirmed he’s living in Chicago at an impromptu news conference Tuesday afternoon.
At least 22 Asian American candidates are running for offices in the November election and next year’s city elections.