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Winner-take-all primaries thump Trump?

GOP front-runner Donald Trump tried to prove over the weekend that no perceived misstep can derail his march to the Republican presidential nomination. Trump enjoyed...

A defining moment, or maybe not

Tuesday's primaries could provide a defining moment in the race for the Republican nomination for president — or not. So far, Donald Trump has been...

A con man cop’s suicide shocks town

Public works employees were pulling down the blue ribbons residents had tied to trees and poles as a tribute to their slain hero. Signs...

Unions ‘all-in’ governor’s race in Illinois

The candidates for Illinois governor laid out their vastly different visions Wednesday on how to revive the state's lagging economy, as national labor unions...

Reviving a lagging economy a key issue in Illinois

The race for Illinois governor is shaping up as a battle of vastly different visions on how to revive a lagging economy in one...

Gay couple allowed to marry early in Illinois

In Illinois, the 16th state to legalize and recognize gay marriages, a Chicago woman dying of cancer wed her female partner six months before...

Illinois expands background checks on all gun purchases

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a gun-control measure into law on Sunday that expands background checks to cover all firearms purchases in the state,...

More political scandals for Illinois

When Illinois' new General Assembly takes the oath of office Wednesday, the state that's still struggling to rebuild its image after two consecutive governors...

Illinois governor wants ban on assault-style weapons, high-capacity magazines

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Tuesday ventured into territory where most elected officials and politicians fear to tread:  An outright ban on assault style weapons...

Should Pastor Agnostic run for Mayor of Chicago? 1821

I wake up some mornings hating me too. -- Rahm Emanuel