Metra claims it cannot meet the 2015 deadline to install a federally mandated safety system to prevent wrecks such as the recent deadly New York commuter train accident
Cook County Commissioners are considering eliminating horse licensing fees in the forest preserves, although local riders would like all fees related to the horse trails wiped out.
Gov. Pat Quinn called Tuesday's pension vote “the most important fiscal vote” lawmakers will ever make.
Teachers representing the Illinois Federation of Teachers protested proposed pension reform in front of State Sen. Daniel Biss' office Monday.
If the tornadoes that ripped through central Illinois last month had to occur, they may have struck at an opportune time for Cook County.