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  • President's visit anything but welcome for the Rahmfather

    President's visit anything but welcome for the Rahmfather
    The big guy is coming to Chicago, and that can't be good for the not-as-big guy on the fifth floor of Chicago's City Hall. In politics, stuff rolls downhill. The big guy on Pennsylvania Avenue doesn't want stuff on his shoes, and neither does the not-...
  • Fare hikes, elimination of bus routes focus of CTA budget hearing

    Fare hikes, elimination of bus routes focus of CTA budget hearing
    The second CTA fare hike in five years and a controversial plan that eliminates at least a dozen bus routes to free up money to add service on more crowded buses and trains were the focus of a public hearing Monday night on the CTA’s proposed 2013...
  • City Council signs off on Emanuel's billboard plan

    City Council signs off on Emanuel's billboard plan
    The City Council today approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to allow a conglomerate to build nearly three dozen digital billboards along city expressways in exchange for a lease of at least 20 years. The deal with Interstate-JCDecaux passed 43-6. It had...
  • Questions about disorderly conduct law impact on gang funerals

    Questions about disorderly conduct law impact on gang funerals
    Chicago aldermen on Thursday advanced a plan to change the city’s disorderly conduct ordinance in a way they argued could help police disperse crowds at gang funerals as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s get-tough stance on the gatherings. The new...
  • Graffiti Blasters where are you?

     
    The graffiti located at 1532 West Montrose on the corner of Ashland and Montrose has been there for over a month. Local business and residents are wondering how long it will continue to be there. Reports have been made with the alderman and residents have...
  • Tight City Council races: Veteran aldermen head for runoffs

     
    UPDATED at 9:43 p.m. Posted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 7:10 p.m.; check back for updates on results. City Council incumbents in several wards were beating back challenges tonight but at least two longtime aldermen appeared headed for......
  • Mayor Emanuel presides over first City Council meeting

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at John Byrne at 12:01 a.m.; last updated at 1:30 p.m. Mayor Rahm Emanuel presided over his first Chicago City Council meeting today, a two hour session heavy on ceremony and new faces getting to know......
  • 47th Ward Dems president charged with battery

    The president of the 47th Ward Democratic Organization was arrested Saturday morning and charged with misdemeanor battery stemming from an alleged election-night scuffle, authorities said. Chicago police arrested William Helm at about 10:30 a.m....
  • Chicago alderman wants ban on discrimination against jobless

    Chicago alderman wants ban on discrimination against jobless
    A freshman Chicago alderman concerned about the potential for a new class of permanently unemployed workers wants to ban the rejection of job applicants because of bad credit histories or gaps in employment. The goal, said Ald. Ameya Pawar, 47th, is to...
  • City stickers, sick days also on Chicago City Council agenda

    City stickers, sick days also on Chicago City Council agenda
    The Chicago City Council did more than Mayor Rahm Emanuel's head tax reduction pitch on Wednesday. Here's a roundup: *Ald. Pat Dowell, 3rd, introduced a measure that puts into place an agreement with banks on how vacant properties in foreclosure...
  • Northwest Side alderman likely to be tossed from committeeman's contest

    Northwest Side alderman likely to be tossed from committeeman's contest
    A Northwest Side alderman likely will not be allowed to run for re-election as the 35th Ward Democratic committeeman because of a challenge to the number of signatures he submitted to get his name on the ballot. Yolanda Sayre, a hearing officer for the...