A Tuesday morning protest outside the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's office in downtown Chicago resulted in 12 arrests.
One day before Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget address, social service and higher education advocates called for a solution to the ongoing state budget stalement.
Gov. Bruce Rauner's office received legislation Tuesday that would provide $721.5 million in state funding to community colleges and the Monetary Award Program (MAP).
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Illinois higher education advocates called for action Monday on the state funding crisis impacting colleges, universities and students.
The idea of a high-speed rail system from downtown Chicago to O'Hare International Airport has reemerged in the city, with the Emanuel administration seeking an engineering company to study the project's potential costs, designs and routes.
Chicago Public Schools officials say the district has seen a 65 percent drop in out-of-school suspensions and a 57 percent decrease in expulsions since 2003.
Lincoln Park High School students walked out of their third period classes Friday to rally against budget cuts at Chicago Public Schools.
The fair housing organization Open Communities has reached a settlement with developers in Evanston to make an eight-story apartment building accessible to people with disabilities.
The state of Illinois plans to shutter its youth correctional center in Kewanee.