The U.S. Department of Labor is set to award the Illinois Migrant Council more than $1.3 million to assist seasonal farmworkers.
The engineering group Arup has been selected as the design firm for the redevelopment of Chicago's Union Station.
Chicago police misconduct records dating back to 1967 must be released to the public under open records laws, according to an Illinois appellate court ruling.
A proposed ordinance to establish mandatory paid sick leave in Cook County is under consideration by board members.
Housekeepers at Chicago's Hotel Burnham are rallying this afternoon for affordable health care.
The U.S. economy added a better-than-expected 287,000 jobs in June, according to economists who had predicted jobs increasing by about 180,000.
Illinois' 10th congressional district is a competitive race and among the top 10 must vulnerable GOP seats, according to Roll Call.
The Illinois Labor Relations Board unanimously ruled against Gov. Bruce Rauner's request that the body rule on the status of its contract negotiations with AFSCME Council 31 ahead of a recommendation from an administrative law judge.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is expected to endorse former secretary of state Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race.