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  • Ride-sharing ordinance passes key hurdle

    Ride-sharing ordinance passes key hurdle
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s revised ordinance to impose some regulation on ride-sharing companies operating in Chicago was sent on its way Thursday to a full city council vote next week, despite objections that the measure lacks proper safety or consumer...
  • Chicago plastic bag ban advances

    Chicago plastic bag ban advances
    Chicago got another step closer today to banning plastic bags in most stores by summer 2015 after a City Council committee endorsed a change that’s expected to alter something of a way of life across the city. The Health and Environmental...
  • Prosecutors seek 14-year prison terms for NATO 3 at sentencing Friday

    Prosecutors seek 14-year prison terms for NATO 3 at sentencing Friday
    Cook County prosecutors want the so-called NATO 3 given at least 14 years each in prison at their sentencing Friday. The three out-of-state men – Brian Church, Jared Chase and Brent Betterly – were convicted of possessing Molotov cocktails...
  • NATO 3 get prison terms ranging from 5 to 8 years

    NATO 3 get prison terms ranging from 5 to 8 years
    Cook County prosecutors raised the specter of the Boston Marathon bombings in asking for hefty sentences for three alleged anarchists convicted of making crude Molotov cocktails in the lead-up to the 2012 NATO summit, but a judge ended up imposing more...
  • Jane Byrne, Chicago's only female mayor, gets her due

    Jane Byrne, Chicago's only female mayor, gets her due
    Her mark on Chicago is here. Just not in writing. Yet. Her mark is visible most conspicuously on snowy days when city officials stand before television cameras with sweaty brows answering questions about crews and salt and overtime. It is visible up and...
  • Alderman pushes through watchdog limits week after being probed

    Alderman pushes through watchdog limits week after being probed
    Ald. Patrick O'Connor quickly pushed through an ordinance Wednesday that limits the ability of the City Council's watchdog to investigate aldermen's campaign finances — a week after that investigator received permission to open an ethics probe of O'...
  • Chance the Rapper teams with an all-star lineup for new song 'Wonderful Everyday: Arthur'

    Chance the Rapper teams with an all-star lineup for new song 'Wonderful Everyday: Arthur'
    Chance the Rapper is ramping up for his Lollapalooza 2014 performance by feeding the streets with new music. The Chicago native has been making news all summer with his live cover of "Believe In Yourself," a tune originally recorded by Ziggy Marley that's...
  • 'Lord Thing,' 44-year-old doc may have lessons for today

    'Lord Thing,' 44-year-old doc may have lessons for today
    A rediscovered 44-year-old film about the genesis and transformation of one of Chicago's oldest street gangs is becoming a training tool for interventionists working with the city's street organizations today. The 1970 non-fiction film, "Lord Thing,"...
  • Emanuel's deputy education chief leaving post

    Emanuel's deputy education chief leaving post
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s point person on Chicago Public Schools is leaving City Hall today to join the Joyce Foundation, a nonprofit that pushes for education reform in the Midwest. Beth Swanson, the mayor’s deputy chief of education, was a...
  • Chicago's day of reckoning over pensions delayed

    Chicago's day of reckoning over pensions delayed
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and aldermen won't grapple this fall with the financial reckoning the city faces over its underfunded police and fire pension systems, budget officials acknowledged Thursday. Instead, the Emanuel administration plans to take advantage...
  • Alderman's sister named CPS principal despite failing eligibility test

    Alderman's sister named CPS principal despite failing eligibility test
    A powerful Chicago alderman's sister who failed Chicago Public Schools' selection test for principals twice will become the new principal at Gray Elementary thanks to changes in the district's hiring policy made in July. Catherine Sugrue has been an...