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With the economical benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?
The cases that have come before the New Trier Township Peer Jury are described as ‘vicious.’
You can double check your polling place and see a sample ballot online.
Daniel Biss, Jan Schakowsky, Laura Fine and Robyn Gabel are hosting the event as the ACA enrollment deadline approaches.
Nearly 5,500 new 17- and 18-year-old voters registered to vote during registration events held at 89 high schools around suburban Cook County in January and February
Rep. Scott Drury has proposed legislation that would make posting explicit photos of someone without their consent a felony sex crime.
Major streets and those with schools and other critical public facilities will still get salted, but side streets will not, barring "extraordinary circumstances."
In Tuesday's State of the Union address, will President Obama channel the spirit of Pete Seeger?
A surge of cyber attacks affecting millions of Americans has many of us wondering what to do.
Richard Porter will take the seat left by Richard S. Williamson, who died last month.
A close look at the current battle over net neutrality, and how last week’s ruling will affect the future of internet freedom.
A look at the growth of poverty in the suburbs of America.
Bruce Rauner caught some heat for comments about reducing the Illinois minimum wage, but now he says we could actually increase it.
A look at the future with Janet Yellen as our first female leader of the Federal Reserve.
A look at the current debate over the extension of unemployment benefits.
Weather gone wild: Current cold temperatures across America fuel the debate over global warming.
New state laws on pet stores, Facebook, child visitation, wine and unpaid tolls take effect Jan. 1, 2014.
Three simple steps to help you rest easy about your Affordable Care Act enrollment.
Sheriff Tom Dart says the monument will help to rectify Homewood Memorial Garden's dark history of "horrific" burial practices.