Chicagoland

Illinois fireworks by county for Fourth of July in 2017
Jun 21, 2017

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and we don't know about you, but we're ready to wa...

Big property tax hikes coming for Chicago homeowners
Jun 13, 2017

Chicago homeowners: Be prepared, the taxman is coming. Cook County Clerk David Orr’s office ...

What's the best place to staycation in the country?
Jun 08, 2017

The weather is getting better, the kids are almost out of school and everyone in the office is br...

Obama unveils plans and design for South Side presidential center
May 04, 2017

Barack and Michelle Obama swung by the South Side Wednesday to unveil the newest plans for the Ob...

Following S&P rating downgrades, 5 Illinois universities now have junk bond status
Apr 21, 2017

Just days after Moody’s Investors Service placed six of Illinois’ public universities under r...

How launching a Chicago home-based business just got easier
Mar 15, 2017

(This guest view was written by Elliot Richardson and Ryan Tolley. Richardson is the CEO and foun...

Chicago Public Schools sues state over 'discriminatory' school funding
Feb 14, 2017

Chicago Public Schools along with five minority families with children in the district filed suit...

Pension problems plague Chicago's fiscal health, new rankings show
Jan 13, 2017

With more than $30 billion in unfunded pension debt alone, Chicago's rankings are scraping the b...

Do you know how much your teachers earn? Illinois' highest, lowest average salaries
Jan 12, 2017

Chart: Average teacher salaries in each district During the 2015-16 academic year, the average...

WATCH: President Obama's farewell address from Chicago
Jan 11, 2017

Below is the full transcript from President Obama's farewell address he delivered in Chica...

Fact-check: Emanuel's claim about community college program a stretch
Dec 29, 2016

  This article was created for PolitiFact Illinois, a collaboration between Reboot Illino...

Anxious shopper? Relax. We've got your Chicago gift list right here.
Dec 07, 2016

Tick tock ⏲. The time to buy your holiday gifts is running out. And if you're the type of perso...

Former Chicago Alderman 'Fast Eddie' Vrdolyak indicted again
Nov 15, 2016

Former Chicago Alderman Edward “Fast Eddie” Vrdolyak is being indicted on federal tax charges...

Hey! Hey! Twitter rejoices over Cubs first World Series win in over 100 years
Nov 03, 2016

Former Chicago Alderman Edward “Fast Eddie” Vrdolyak is being indicted on federal tax charges...

And the 2016 Michelin star Chicago restaurants are...
Nov 02, 2016

Psst, we're going to let you in on a little secret: Chicago's got some pretty great restaurants. ...


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