by Bryce Covert Posted on May 20, 2014
Illinois is a case study: two months after losing long-term unemployment benefits, most were still out of work.
by Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on May 20, 2014
"As a veteran, I can think of no better way to demonstrate your commitment to our nation," Rep. Jeff Denham said.
by Ari Phillips Posted on May 19, 2014
Last month Farmers Insurance Co. filed nine class-action lawsuits arguing that local governments in the Chicago area are aware that climate change is leading to heavier rainfall but are failing to prepare accordingly.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 5, 2014
Half a million people in Illinois want a ballot initiative to take the keys to the hen house away from foxes in the state legislature.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on April 25, 2014
A U.S. Senate candidate who lost past elections for his anti-immigrant platform now says he "regrets" his harsh rhetoric from the past.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on March 26, 2014
Funding cuts have turned Cook County's jail into the largest mental health provider in America.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on March 19, 2014
As Illinois increases its dependence on coal, residents fight back against new strip mines and spiking utility bills.
A controversial attempt to ban fracking in Johnson County Illinois failed at the ballot box Tuesday night with 58 percent voting against the measure.
by Zack Ford Posted on March 19, 2014
According to Republican primary winner Susanne Atanus, God punishes society for LGBT equality and abortion rights with tornadoes and autism.
by Zack Ford Posted on March 5, 2014
According to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, the marriage equality victory in Cook County can apply to all counties.