Floodwaters push rivers higher; Mississippi overtops levee in Missouri

(Image still by CNN/KTVI) Even if it doesn't rain another drop in Missouri, Kathy Wunderlich's home in West Alton may still get flooded. Recent deluges have...

Lightfoot’s Approval Tops 70% in First Week In Office

According to the latest Illinois Poll, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s approval ratings are riding high during her first week in office, with 70.7% of...

Commissioner Johnson pushes for end of housing discrimination against people with...

Cook County Commissioner Brandon Johnson (D-1) said he will fight to end housing discrimination against people with past arrest records. The legislator made the...

Partial government shutdown assured after lawmakers leave Capitol without budget deal

By Erica Werner, Damian Paletta and John Wagner House and Senate lawmakers are leaving the Capitol on Friday evening without passing a budget deal, ensuring there will be a...

Cory Booker Calls For Defense Of The ‘Dream’ During Service To...

Presidential hopeful Cory Booker called on individuals to honor history by recommitting ourselves to the fight for justice. By Breanna Edwards, Essence Presidential hopeful Cory...

Preckwinkle gets $500K campaign donation from labor union

Donation comes one month after SEIU donates $1 million to campaign Mayoral candidate Toni Preckwinkle received a $500,000 campaign donation from SEIU Illinois State...

Kim Kardashian And Kanye West Reportedly Expecting 4th Child

The couple expects to welcome a new baby via a surrogate in the new year. By Cole Delbyck, Huffington Post The Kardashian baby boom isn’t slowing...

USDA Rolls Back Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Regulations, Allowing More Salt...

By Maura Hohman, People Under President Donald Trump, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has taken another step to eliminate the regulations placed on school lunches...

Judge accused of trying to kiss a Chicago cop, other inappropriate...

By John Bowden, The Hill A judge in Illinois has been accused by a state oversight board of inappropriate sexual conduct involving multiple women including...