Chicago, Illinois

All charges have been dropped against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.
"Empire" actor, Jussie Smollett had been accused of staging a hate crime against himself.
On his 150th birthday, a digital tour of the architect's best designs.
Gun violence spreads much like a disease epidemic.
America nabbed 10 spots on this global list of 100 cities.
Only at the Illinois State Fair can you find corn dogs, politicians, and a 500-lb cow made of butter, all in the same place. Needless to say, it has been an exciting couple of weeks in Illinois, from our heated income tax debate to more messy Metra news, I don't know where to start!
The pension crisis still has no solution, and as each day passes, the Illinois taxpayers are the ones who pay the piper -- literally. It's cost taxpayers $21 billion since 2000, and it's only getting worse.