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Rauner Facing Lawsuit for Alleged Robocalls

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner’s campaign is facing a class action lawsuit for allegedly violating Illinois consumer protection laws by making unsolicited robocalls to cell phone users urging them to vote for Rauner. The suit was filed on March 23rd by…

Chicagoans Rally for Stephon Clark

Hundreds of demonstrators marched from Water Tower Place to Trump Tower Monday evening to call for justice for Stephon Clark and others killed by police. Clark was killed in March by the Sacramento Police, who shot him from behind at…

Chicago Gun Violence Rate Declines

Gun violence has declined in Chicago for its thirteenth consecutive month, according to the Chicago Police Department. Shootings in March of 2018 dropped by 17 percent and murders by 25 percent, compared to March of 2017. Year to date, murders…

Trial of Jason Van Dyke Could Begin This Summer

The trial of Jason Van Dyke—the Chicago Police Officer charged with first-degree murder for shooting Laquan McDonald 16 times and killing him—could begin this summer. Cook County Judge Vincent Gaughan has been impatient with the pace of the case, which…

McCarthy Finally Formally Announces Mayoral Bid

After months of speculation and playing coy about whether or not he’ll run, former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy made his official announcement to run for mayor on Wednesday. “Between the taxes, our economy, the schools and the crime rate…

Polls Open Until 7pm–Get Out and Vote!

Polls opened at 6 across Illinois for the state’s primary election, which features several extremely close races, and one of the most expensive gubernatorial races in history. Early voting numbers dwarfed the 2014 midterms, with more than 330,000 people statewide…

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