The historic Detroit bankruptcy is playing a lead role in the Michigan gubernatorial race, as Republican Gov. Rick Snyder defends the decision to hand the city and its...
Despite a tough election, Quinn is embracing both the president and first lady.
Though the governor soundly won the recall fight of 2012 -- and boasts that on his watch unemployment has dropped from 9.2 percent in 2010 to 5.8 percent -- this year's...
Crime & Courts
As gangland vendettas rage in Chicago, leaders appeal for federal resources.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other city residents may not like the fact that Donald Trump put his big stamp on the “city of the big shoulders.”
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel could be facing a tough election come next February.
Between traffic-light cameras, blue-light cameras that scan neighborhoods for violent crime, cameras on board city trains and buses -- not to mention private security cameras...
Chicago crime statistics areunder debate as a local magazine claims police reports of "progress" are an illusion.
Chicago's Rev. James Meeks is careful not to preach politics from the pulpit but that doesn’t mean he does not have a political side. This former state senator, active as a...
In Illinois, the primary votes had not even been counted before the general election descended to bare knuckles and class warfare.