The proposal aims to stop using police station lobbies and airports as points of intake, where nearly 2,000 migrants are currently staying.
Gamblers started lining up at 6:30 a.m. Saturday to take some of the first spins at the city’s first legal casino, at 600 N. Wabash Ave.
Mayor Brandon Johnson did not rule out budget cuts or tax increases to pay for a burgeoning humanitarian crisis already costing Chicago upwards of $30 million a month.
Ald. Marty Quinn is circulating petitions for the 13th Ward spot after Madigan, 81, opted not to run. Madigan’s racketeering trial is set for April 1 — 13, days after the March 19 Illinois primary.
Chicago’s Board of Ethics opened and closed a review of allegations against City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin
The board doesn’t have the authority to investigate and the case was closed. The Office of the Inspector General won’t say if it is conducting an inquiry.
Bally’s temporary location at Medinah Temple passed state inspections and is expected to open Saturday. Here’s what you need to know.
The former mayor recently started lecturing at the university’s Boston campus, saying she’ll teach about how to deal with the media and run a city in a crisis.
Government wiretaps are proving pivotal in a string of political corruption trials going through Chicago’s federal courthouse. That happened last week with the perjury and obstruction conviction of Timothy Mapes, a one-time aide to former Illinois House Speaker Madigan. And secret recordings figure to play a prominent role in the upcoming bribery and racketeering trials of former Chicago Alderman Edward Burke and of Madigan himself.
State leaders say streamlining work authorization could help Illinois fill labor gaps in industries like transportation, health care, warehousing and others.
The conviction of Timothy Mapes today represented more dismantling of Madigan’s once-powerful political machine that ran Springfield with an iron fist for decades.