Outlines of a possible compromise that would more quickly deport minors arriving from Central America emerged Thursday as part of President Barack Obama's $3.7 billion emergency border request to address the immigration crisis on the U.S. border with Mexico.
Wrigley Field took a step in the direction of every major league ballpark in the country on Thursday when a city commission unanimously approved the Chicago Cubs' massive renovation project that includes a Jumbotron and six other electronic signs.
A legislator panel probing Gov. Pat Quinn's troubled anti-violence program will still meet next week even after federal authorities asked them to hold off while they conduct their own investigation, a panel chairman said Thursday.
A company owned by GOP gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's GTCR LLC reportedly took part in "pay-to-play tactics" by way of campaign contributions to Cook County officials just as the firm was vying for a multimillion dollar contract with the county.
For-profit employers would be barred from using religious beliefs to deny contraception coverage or other federally mandated health services to their employees under federal legislation introduced Wednesday.