Illinois’ comeback story starts here.

Bose Clodfelter

Bose Clodfelter

“We are investing in our children’s education, and that money should be allocated where we choose for them to get the education that we would like for them to receive.”

Syreeta Plummer

Syreeta Plummer

“As a parent you sacrifice to do what’s best for your child. I wanted to give my children a jump start in life. Sending them to private school was my way of setting them up for success.”

Alexandria “Allie” Quigley

Alexandria “Allie” Quigley

"The Empower Illinois tax credit program is something that really hits home for me, personally, and for my family and my brothers and sister."

Former Chicago Ald. Richard Munoz indicted on fraud charges

Former Chicago Ald. Richard Munoz indicted on fraud charges

Former Chicago Ald. Ricardo Munoz, appointed by Richard M. Daley, faces federal charges stating he used campaign funds to pay for personal expenses and committed money laundering. Over 30 Chicago aldermen have been convicted or charged with corruption.

By Ann Miller

Chicago alderman related to Daleys indicted for tax fraud

Chicago alderman related to Daleys indicted for tax fraud

Chicago Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson, related to both Mayor Daleys, faces federal charges stating he filed false tax returns and lied about $219,000 in payments from a neighborhood bank. Over 30 Chicago aldermen have been convicted or charged with corruption.

By Brad Weisenstein