in the 1800 block of West 45th Street in Back of the Yards, according to police.He was hit in the back and taken to Stroger Hospital in critical...For the second time since the weekend fatal shooting of a black man by Chicago police, a racially charged confrontation erupted Tuesday night between about 30 mostly black protesters and hundreds of police supporters in the predominantly white Mount Greenwood neighborhood. Democrat Susana Mendoza won the race for state comptroller Tuesday that turned strikingly combative thanks to its connection to Illinois' bigger political and financial fights between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and his allies, Republicans appeared poised to gain at least three House seats and two Senate seats from Democrats led by House Speaker Michael Madigan. Democrat Hillary Clinton scored an easy victory over Republican Donald Trump in her native Illinois on Tuesday, but she faced a much longer night of vote counting in a tight race nationally. involving a pedestrian and a vehicle at Sheridan and Beach Roads resulted in a fatality, but further information on the accident would not be...Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan. Late Tuesday evening, the Republicans looked like they had picked up four Democratic... Bob Dold on Tuesday in the north suburban 10th Congressional District, taking back the seat he lost two years ago. A strong win for Clinton here was expected, given the former secretary of state's ties to the state. The Lake County sheriff's office reported there was a fatal accident late Tuesday in Beach Park. Voter turnout in Chicago on Tuesday was on pace to rival the 20 elections won by adopted son Barack Obama, election officials said.Chicago police were investigating after a student at a West Eldson neighborhood high school found a camera device in a girls' restroom, officials said.The boyfriend of a Highland woman found dead in Chicago was convicted in her murder Tuesday.
Trump carried all of the swing states, gaining the needed Electoral College votes. Two men were wounded Wednesday morning in separate drive-by shootings on the West Side, police said. in the 500 block of North Lavergne Avenue in Austin neighborhood. Senate seat Tuesday, capping a rapid rise from injured Iraq War hero to member of the world's most exclusive club.According to preliminary reports, a man, whose exact age was not immediately available,... Riding a compelling personal story of perseverance and a host of political advantages, the two-term congresswoman from Hoffman Estates...In yet another embarrassment for the Cook County judiciary, a law clerk accused of posing as a judge was elected to the bench Tuesday, even though she is under indictment, her law license has been suspended and the state's highest court has barred her from being sworn in. The two candidates have faced each other three times since 2012 and this was another close contest, with Schneider capturing 52 percent... Just over 1 million ballots had been cast in the city about an hour before polls closed, election officials said. Three men and a teenage boy were wounded in shootings in Chicago Tuesday, authorities said.The 17-year-old boy was shot on the South Side about p.m.
In a brief victory speech early Wednesday morning, Donald Trump devoted only a few words to his specific priorities for policymaking in the next administration.Republican Donald Trump defeated Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton for the presidency Tuesday night, after a wild campaign ending in a stunning, unexpected defeat for Clinton.