Frank McPartlin, 55, is running for the 9th District Cook County Board seat, hoping to win the seat away from incumbent Peter Silvestri.
Santa Claus arrived by fire engine at the annual Christmas tree lighting in Franklin Park Dec. 5.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed the pension-reform bill in a private ceremony, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
A former Evanston police officer who stood trial on charges related to allegations of police brutality — and was later exonerated of those charges — has set his sights on politics.
Residents of King Arthur apartment complex in Northlake will see their sewage bills rise slightly starting in January.
Metra claims it cannot meet the 2015 deadline to install a federally mandated safety system to prevent wrecks such as the recent deadly New York commuter train accident
The following is a list of candidates for the March Republican and Democratic primaries, which will set the stage for November 2014.
Jean Alesi is worried that a proposed bill in Springfield will cut her teacher retirement benefits.
If the tornadoes that ripped through central Illinois last month had to occur, they may have struck at an opportune time for Cook County.