Premiums for individual health care plans purchased through the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplace in Illinois could increase by an average of 43 percent to 55 percent.
Details on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed water and sewer tax have been released.
The Chicago Teachers Union is gearing up for a potential strike in October if the union and school district are still without a contract agreement by that time.
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed several criminal justice bills on Monday.
Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed legislation Friday that sought to reopen the Hardin County Work Camp.
For a third quarter in a row, Illinois had the worst African-American unemployment rate in the nation, according to a new analysis by the Economic Policy Institute.
The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday it will phase out the use of private prisons that house federal inmates.
A Chicago community group and its partners have saved 44 units of affordable housing for families in gentrifying neighborhoods through the so-called "Renters Organizing Ourselves to Stay" initiative.
The village of Oswego is proposing to create a TIF, or tax increment financing, district in the downtown area.