John Byrne

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Former President Barack Obama popped in to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's mayoral climate summit on Tuesday, saying it can be challenging to address climate change "in...
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U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders added his progressive bona fides to Jesus "Chuy" Garcia's bid for Congress on Thursday, endorsing the Southwest Side Democrat to succeed...
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U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez on Tuesday said he won't seek re-election, saying he's "writing the last chapter" of his life and wants to spend it...
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2018 budget was approved overwhelmingly by the Chicago City Council on Tuesday, setting the stage for hikes next year in the cost...
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's tax increases on phone bills, Uber rides and concert tickets moved closer to approval Monday as aldermen gave preliminary OK to this...
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South Side Ald. Willie Cochran said on Monday that won't run for a fourth term, but he said his decision to step away from the...
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Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to go after more cars parked illegally on weekends in busy parts of the city as part of his 2018 budget....
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While Uber and Lyft passengers would see a bump in city taxes under Mayor Rahm Emanuel's budget plan, they still would have to fork over...
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Another increase in the 911 phone tax will help pay for Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2018 spending plan, but a proposal to increase city fees on...
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President Donald Trump's Justice Department this week sent letters contending that Chicago and Cook County violated federal immigration laws last year when they were awarded...
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Chicago police will ramp up the number of undercover officers in the crowd at Sunday's marathon following the Las Vegas attack, officials said Thursday, as...
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Democratic Mayor Rahm Emanuel called on President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday to "take responsibility and accountability for something" following the mass shooting in Las Vegas,...
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will continue the court fight with Mayor Rahm Emanuel over whether the federal government can require sanctuary cities nationwide to...
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So-called tiny houses could be part of the answer to homelessness in Chicago, and Catholic Charities wants to build a few of the small homes...
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