Mass Transit Will Ride With More Money For Extra Rail Cars, Maintenence"This is a substantial package and this will address a substantial portion of the maintenance needs that we have in this region."
Recreational Marijuana To Be Legal In IllinoisState representatives voted 66 to 47 in favor of legalization, two days after the senate passed the bill. It goes into effect January 1. But there will still be restrictions.
Chicago Man On FBI's 10 Most Wanted List"The crime that was committed, where Estrella Carrera was stabbed more than 18 times, to say the least, is absolutely heinous."
Pritzker On DCFS, Its Role In A.J.'s Death: 'We're Looking Into It'"This child was killed by his parents. There aren't words to describe how I feel."
As Lightfoot Meets With Springfield Power Brokers, Ethics Reform Is Front And Center In Chicago"There was a vote in the City Council to strip out the power to investigate aldermen. And so, the power to investigate aldermen was taken away, and that was 30 years ago."
Joliet Bridge Still Showing 'Permanent Deformation' Worrying EngineersThe long term plan would be to replace this bridge but funding is still an issue.
Mother Wants DNA Testing To Find Her Son's Murderer"It's unfair to me and not only to me, but all the other mothers who's waiting for an answer about the death of their loved one."
Governor Pritzker: 'I Choose A Fair Tax System To Get Us Out Of This Mess'"We need fundamental tax reform. I choose a fair tax system to get us out of this mess."
Sterigenics Gets The Attention Of Lawmakers In Springfield"We need to act, as the legislature here, on a permanent basis. We need to make sure that proper policies and protections are in place to ensure that we do not have this situation like this again,"
Pritzker Promises Political Unity During Inauguration In Springfield"I won't balance the budget on the backs of the starving, the sick, and the suffering. I won't make government the enemy and government employees the scapegoats."
J.B. Pritzker Visits President Trump In D.C.Introducing himself as the founder of a successful business incubator, governor-elect Pritzker seemed to hold the president's attention for a bit
Illinois Looks To The 'Land Of 10,000 Lakes' To Help Its Budget Issues"We realized the first thing we had to do is stabilize revenue. And in order to fund government that means we needed to raise taxes."
Taylorville Tornado Sweeps Away Homes But Not The Spirit Of A Community"I walked out into the yard and there were about 15 high school kids asking what they could do for me. They cleaned up our yard. They came into our house and packed our dishes. It was wonderful."
Attempts To Stop Questionable Government Spending Lake County ContinueThe Lake County board members are looking at altering a much criticized program that allows them to charge up to $7,000 a year on a county credit card. It's a program the former board chairman may have abused.
HOBO Leaving Forest Park Mall, Landlord Says Impact 'Can Be Huge'"Finding a tenant in these days can be difficult."