U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and U.S. Rep. Bob Dold (R-IL,10) are among the elected officials scheduled to attend a Wednesday morning roundtable discussion in Chicago on "commonsense" immigration reform.
The Lake Michigan shoreline along northern Illinois has a sand erosion problem that's hindering commercial shipping and threatening natural habitats, but there's a new plan to help.
Chicago Public Schools officials released the district's 2017 budget proposal Monday.
The Chicago Public Schools' contract with the law firm Jenner & Block LLP is being probed by the district's inspector general.
An anti-Trump super PAC plans to file a complaint with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency against Melania Trump amid questions over her immigration status.
The conservative Christian legal group Alliance Defending Freedom is suing Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner over his approval of the state's amendment to the Health Care Right of Conscience law.
Illinois is slated to lose 956 jobs, according to the monthly Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act report from July.
Nearly 1,000 Chicago Public Schools staffers — including 494 teachers — will be laid off, district officials announced Friday.
The U.S. economy added 255,000 jobs in July, while the unemployment rate remained at 4.9 percent, according to the U.S. Labor Department.