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  • First Chicago food truck gets onboard cooking license

    First Chicago food truck gets onboard cooking license
    More than six months after the Chicago City Council legalized cooking onboard food trucks, the city on Thursday issued its first mobile food preparer license it to Dan Salls, owner of The Salsa Truck. An ecstatic Salls said that he passed his health and...
  • 1st cook-on-board food truck gets Chicago license

    1st cook-on-board food truck gets Chicago license
    More than six months after the Chicago City Council legalized cooking onboard food trucks, the city on Thursday issued its first license for it to Dan Salls, owner of The Salsa Truck. An ecstatic Salls said that he passed his health and fire inspection...
  • City issues first license for onboard cooking

    City issues first license for onboard cooking
    More than six months after the Chicago City Council legalized cooking onboard food trucks, the city on Thursday issued its first license for it to Dan Salls, owner of The Salsa Truck. An ecstatic Salls said he passed his health and fire inspection...
  • Ald. Sandi Jackson resigns from Chicago City Council

    Ald. Sandi Jackson resigns from Chicago City Council
    After weeks of rumors and equally strenuous denials, Sandi Jackson resigned as Chicago's 7th Ward alderman Friday, the latest chapter in the stunning, scandal-laced downfall of what had been one of the city's most prominent and powerful political duos....
  • 'Face of the News' honors Steve Starr

    'Face of the News' honors Steve Starr
    Photographer Steve Starr passed away Nov. 12, the day before his "Face of the News" exhibit celebrating the 45th anniversary of his studio, was scheduled to open. One month later, his friends carried out his vision. More than 300 people attended a...
  • Chicago City Council approves bulk electricity buying plan 50-0

    Chicago City Council approves bulk electricity buying plan 50-0
    The Chicago City Council today unanimously voted to approve a deal for the city to buy electricity in bulk on behalf of residents and small businesses. The 50-0 vote gives Mayor Rahm Emanuel permission to ink the deal with Integrys Energy Services as...
  • Lower Wacker Drive to reopen soon

    Lower Wacker Drive to reopen soon
    Lower Wacker Drive, the best shortcut through downtown Chicago, will reopen to traffic at the end of November, while other changes are set for this week as the $300 million Wacker Drive reconstruction heads toward completion in December, officials said....
  • Emanuel's budget passes City Council 46-3

    Emanuel's budget passes City Council 46-3
    The Chicago City Council today easily approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's $6.5 billion budget for next year.As aldermen met, the only debate was over the mayor’s expected margin of victory. Last year, the City Council voted 50-0 to approve Emanuel's...
  • Another City Council Remap Submitted; Field Hearings To Begin

     
    The Roscoe View Journal reports:
    A new proposed map for Chicago City Council wards was submitted to City Council by the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (MALDEF) yesterday, as the debate over how to readjust ward lines to 2010 Census dat...
  • Chicago City Council to vote today on McCarthy appointment as police superintendent

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 12:01 a.m. The Chicago City Council today is scheduled to take confirmation votes on several of new Mayor Rahm Emanuel's appointments, including Garry McCarthy as police superintendent. Among the other appointments aldermen will...
  • North Chicago police chief on leave following excessive force allegations

    North Chicago police chief on leave following excessive force allegations
    North Chicago’s police chief has been placed on leave while the city investigates six separate allegations of excessive force by officers.  Mayor Leon Rockingham Jr.  announced the move Tuesday afternoon, saying Chief Mike Newsome would remain on...