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  • Chicago's Museum Campus planning hardly an exercise in democracy

    Chicago's Museum Campus planning hardly an exercise in democracy
    The guy in the black shirt had a confused look on his face. "Are you from here?" he said, which is what tourists ask when they're in desperate need of directions. Our lost tourist had been walking east on Roosevelt Road when he confronted a sign near...
  • Update: U.S. under attack [archives]

    As traffic on the World Wide Web came to a crawl the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, chicagotribune.com communicated with many of its readers via e-mail. This is the third of four Tribune Alerts that were sent that day to more than 19,800 readers -- and that...
  • St. Louis police chief, aldermen clash at hearing over fatal shooting

    ST. LOUIS They projected the death sequence over and over on the white marble wall of St. Louis City Hall's rotunda. First, 25 year-old Kajieme Powell, who police allege was holding a knife, walks toward two officers. He steps closer. Police unload six...
  • Emanuel wants city curfew to apply until 18th birthday

    Emanuel wants city curfew to apply until 18th birthday
    Chicago teens would be subject to the city’s nighttime curfew laws until their 18th birthdays — a year longer than they currently are — in a move Mayor Rahm Emanuel says is all about keeping kids safe. The mayor on Wednesday...
  • City Council lauds Jackie Robinson West team

    City Council lauds Jackie Robinson West team
    Chicago aldermen and Mayor Rahm Emanuel took an opportunity Wednesday to link themselves to Chicago's feel-good story of the summer, welcoming the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars Little League team to City Hall to congratulate them for their U.S....
  • Aldermen looking to trade one watchdog for another

    Aldermen looking to trade one watchdog for another
    Aldermen allied with Mayor Rahm Emanuel are moving to swap one inspector general for another as Chicago politicians jockey for the mantle of ethics reform heading into next year’s city elections. Details were being negotiated late Tuesday, but the...
  • Single-room occupancy hotels, tanker car rules on tap at today's Chicago City Council meeting

    Single-room occupancy hotels, tanker car rules on tap at today's Chicago City Council meeting
    The Chicago City Council meets today, with aldermen expected to introduce a proposal to change regulations of single-room occupancy hotels and vote on measures creating a special taxing district in Washington Park and urging the federal government to...
  • REVIEW: 'Since I Suppose' by One Step at a Time Like This ★★★

    REVIEW: 'Since I Suppose' by One Step at a Time Like This ★★★½
    At one point in "Since I Suppose," the new theater piece from the remarkable Australian company, One Step at a Time Like This, you find yourself alone in Daley Plaza, most likely in the middle of a workday. Look around, says the voice in your ear. Be...
  • Chicago aldermen want to curb their watchdog

    Chicago aldermen want to curb their watchdog
    We've often wondered if Faisal Khan knew what he was getting into when he accepted the job as Chicago's first legislative watchdog. Now we know. "I cannot believe the third biggest metropolis in this country has operated in terms of ethics the way...
  • Annapolis aldermen propose resolution against Peroutka

    Annapolis aldermen propose resolution against Peroutka
    Two Annapolis aldermen are asking their city council colleagues to denounce the views of a candidate for County Council — even though the candidate is running for a district that doesn't include Annapolis. Alderman Kenny Kirby and Alderwoman Sheila...
  • Emanuel takes page from Obama's book on minimum wage

    Emanuel takes page from Obama's book on minimum wage
    With the stroke of a pen, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday borrowed a symbolic move from his former boss President Barack Obama, signing an executive order raising the minimum wage for employees working for city contractors. There was one key...