By a 252-161 vote, the Republican-controlled U.S. House approved legislation to advance the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline project, which is widely opposed by environmentalists.
Proponents of bringing back Chicago's No. 11 Lincoln Avenue bus route between Western and Fullerton Avenues are expected to protest at the Chicago Transit Authority's public budget hearing Monday evening.
U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (D-IL,11) is urging Amazon to open facilities in his southwest suburban congressional district.
President Obama is expected to announce an immigration reform plan that will shield five million undocumented immigrants from deportation, according to reports.
Governor-elect Bruce Rauner met with Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate Leader John Cullerton for two hours at the Chicago Club on Thursday.
A group of Southern Illinoisans and environmentalists have filed a lawsuit in Madison County seeking to stop the state's fracking rules from being published this week in the Illinois Register.
Friends and foes of raising Chicago's minimum wage packed a workforce development committee meeting held Monday to discuss the topic.
The school board of Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 is planning to take up a full-day kindergarten proposal at its meeting next month.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday said it will take up a case involving the Affordable Care Act and its tax subsidies.