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  • Other unions plan to stay in schools if teachers strike

    Other unions plan to stay in schools if teachers strike
    If teachers strike, Chicago Public Schools officials will rely on other unionized school employees to keep an eye on students who come to school buildings kept open around the city, according to briefings given to aldermen Wednesday that revealed...
  • CTA to close Dan Ryan branch of Red Line for 5 months

    CTA to close Dan Ryan branch of Red Line for 5 months
    In deciding to close the south leg of the Red Line for five months starting next May, CTA officials bet that short, intense pain will be easier to suffer through than several years of track construction migraines. South Side aldermen – previously...
  • Aldermen vote to ban minors from tanning salons

    Aldermen vote to ban minors from tanning salons
    Tanning beds in Chicago salons soon will be off limits to people younger than 18. The City Council today overwhelmingly voted in favor of the tan parlor ban in a move the sponsoring alderman said is aimed at protecting children from cancer. Ald. Debra...
  • Emanuel explains support of decriminalizing pot possession

    Emanuel explains support of decriminalizing pot possession
    A majority of Chicago aldermen have signed on to an ordinance that would allow police to write tickets instead of make arrests for small amounts of marijuana possession, a strong indicator the measure will pass when the City Council votes on it next week....
  • Emanuel pot ticket plan gets past council committee

    Emanuel pot ticket plan gets past council committee
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to issue tickets rather than make arrests for possession of small amounts of marijuana was advanced by a panel of aldermen today following a buzz saw of skepticism, setting the stage for final approval at next week’...
  • Cabbies strike to protest new city ordinance

    Cabbies strike to protest new city ordinance
    A handful of members from the United Taxidrivers Community Council declared victory during Monday morning's taxi strike, pointing to an empty side street near a Streeterville hotel they said would normally be packed with waiting taxis. About 10 members...
  • Chicago taxi fare increase hearing set for July 31

    Chicago taxi fare increase hearing set for July 31
    Chicago cabbies will finally get to make their case to aldermen for a fare increase after months of complaining that new city taxi regulations are heaping additional costs on them. The City Council Transportation Committee will hold the fare increase...
  • Emanuel acknowledges aldermen's concerns about shootings

    Emanuel acknowledges aldermen's concerns about shootings
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today acknowledged complaints from some aldermen about shootings being up in their wards while Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy once again defended his switch to a system centered on beat cops instead of strike forces. The widening...
  • Emanuel ethics reforms pass City Council panel

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to tighten up ethics rules for city employees advanced through a City Council committee Wednesday despite concerns by aldermen that the new rules could handcuff them as they try to deal with issues in their communities....
  • Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns from Congress, acknowledges federal probe

    Jesse Jackson Jr. resigns from Congress, acknowledges federal probe
    Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the ambitious political heir to a powerful Chicago family whose once promising future collapsed amid federal ethics investigations and a diagnosis of mental illness, resigned Wednesday from the South Side congressional seat he held...
  • Alderman Austin on Jackson: 'I'm disappointed in him'

    Alderman Austin on Jackson: 'I'm disappointed in him'
    Ald. Carrie Austin, 34th, whose far South Side ward is in the 2nd Congressional District, says she wasn't surprised that Jesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress. But she believes his constituents in the 2nd District feel stung after rallying behind...