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Rauner Likes Jobs Saved In Nuke Deal, Dislikes 'Corporate Welfare' Component

(CBS) – Gov. Rauner says he’s not happy with the deal lawmakers passed to allow Exelon to raise electricity rates, but contends it was better than earlier proposals. 121 more words


Supt. Johnson Asks Lawmakers To Stop Revolving Door Of Gun Offenders

(CBS) -- Superintendent Eddie Johnson says the violence in Chicago won't let up until gun laws change. He hopes pending legislation will finally pass in January. 251 more words

Governor Rauner Explains Veto Of CPS Pension Bailout

CHICAGO (CBS) — Governor Bruce Rauner is defending his veto of a bailout of Chicago Public Schools pensions while saying he’s still ready to negotiate with democratic leaders in the legislature. 94 more words


State's Attorney Foxx Pledges Greater Transparency As She Takes Office

CHICAGO (CBS) — The new Cook County State’s Attorney, Kim Foxx’s, pledged to make the office more open – in many ways – than it has been before. 394 more words


Young CHA Residents Become Documentary Filmmakers

CHICAGO (CBS) — Some Chicago public housing residents have put their experiences on the big screen.

DePaul University has teamed up with the Chicago Housing Authority on a documentary program. 143 more words


3 Killed In Wrong-Way Crash On Reagan Tollway

CHICAGO (CBS) — Three men were killed early Friday in a head-on crash, after a driver started going in the wrong direction on the Reagan Memorial Tollway in west suburban Warrenville. 360 more words


Triplets Celebrate Their First Birthday By Thanking Suburban Hospital

(CBS) — Triplets from west suburban Berkeley went back to the hospital where they were born to celebrate another milestone: their birthday.

Finn, Ava and Kyle Santiago were actually born on Dec. 122 more words