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  • Emanuel blames economy for low poll numbers

    Emanuel blames economy for low poll numbers
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today suggested that the sharp dissatisfaction Chicago voters showed toward him in a new Chicago Tribune poll is tied to a sluggish economy, making no mention of his controversial decision to close dozens of schools or the city’...
  • Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid

    Emanuel touts progressive issues in NYC ahead of re-election bid
    NEW YORK — Seated under the crystal chandeliers in the ornate ballroom of New York’s official residence Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel related the story of a poor, single mother from Pilsen who chose to put off getting a job after discovering...
  • Jackie Robinson West feeling the love from Williamsport

    Jackie Robinson West feeling the love from Williamsport
    The journey began in the city and made a stop in Manteno before continuing to Indianapolis. Now, 13 games and 13 victories later, 13 youngsters from the Jackie Robinson West team have arrived in Williamsport, Pa., for the Little League World Series....
  • Washington Park special taxing district plan advances

    Washington Park special taxing district plan advances
    A key city panel on Tuesday signed off on a plan to create a special taxing district on the South Side despite fears of some Washington Park residents that the plan could force them out of their homes. The proposal would put a tax-increment financing...
  • Emanuel hounded by crime issue

    Emanuel hounded by crime issue
    Violent crime in Chicago has been on the decline for two decades, yet as Mayor Rahm Emanuel looks to re-election next year, the scourge of shootings and gang murders still defines the conversation in many neighborhoods across the South and West sides....
  • Donations help send parents of Chicago Little Leaguers to Pennsylvania

    Donations help send parents of Chicago Little Leaguers to Pennsylvania
    Claudia Harvey wasn't sure what she packed before hitting the road to cheer on her 13-year-old son, Darion, in the first round of the Little League World Series, which begins Thursday in Williamsport, Pa. As recently as Tuesday, the mother from Chicago'...
  • Chicago Rahm and Err Show

    Chicago Rahm and Err Show
    This is the weekend of the Chicago Air and Water Show. Which corresponds with a Chicago Tribune poll showing Mayor Rahm Emanuel unready for take-off. 
  • Chicago Park District day camp numbers up

    Chicago Park District day camp numbers up
    More kids attended Chicago Park District day camp this summer than in years past, the city reported today. There were 41,468 children ages six to 12 enrolled in the day camps in more than 230 parks across the city this summer, according to Mayor Rahm...
  • Law-abiding drivers get along fine

    A letter writer recently proposed that Mayor Rahm Emanuel has declared war on drivers and is balancing the budget on their backs. I drive in the city, yet can find no reason to agree with either of those statements. Of course, I drive the posted speed...
  • Tribune poll: Voters give Emanuel low marks on his school policies

    Tribune poll: Voters give Emanuel low marks on his school policies
    After a teachers strike, school closings and widespread budget cuts, city voters are increasingly frustrated with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's stewardship of Chicago Public Schools, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows. Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed...
  • Rooftop owners sue city over Wrigley Field renovations

    Rooftop owners sue city over Wrigley Field renovations
    Owners of eight Wrigley Field rooftop clubs sued the city of Chicago and its Landmarks Commission Thursday, asking a judge to throw out the panel's unanimous decision last month to allow the Cubs to erect seven outfield signs that the businesses say...