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  • Veteran Chicago aldermen in tight runoffs

     
    Posted by Cynthia Dizikes, Monique Garcia, Dahleen Glanton and Kristen Mack at 7:20 p.m.; last updated at 9:05 p.m. Long-serving 6th Ward Ald. Freddrenna Lyle conceded defeat tonight to challenger Roderick Sawyer, son of former Chicago Mayor Eugene Sawyer. Lyl
  • African-American aldermen vow to help colleagues in runoffs

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 12:05 p.m. Several Chicago African-American aldermen who are safely re-elected today pledged to help to their colleagues who face runoffs. During a closed-door meeting at City Hall, members of the City Council black caucus said...

    Synthetic marijuana ban takes effect in Chicago

    Synthetic marijuana ban takes effect in Chicago
    Starting tomorrow, the sale of synthetic marijuana becomes illegal in Chicago, Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, and Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced today. "The Chicago ordinance will close the legal loophole that's permitted these dangerous products...

    Ald. JoAnn Thompson collapses at South Side fest

    Ald. JoAnn Thompson collapses at South Side fest
    Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th) remained in the hospital Monday morning after she collapsed at an Englewood neighborhood music festival hosted by her office on the South Side. Paramedics were called to 63rd and Peoria streets about 7:55 p.m. Sunday and took...

    Ald. JoAnn Thompson 'doing fine' after collapse from exhaustion

    Ald. JoAnn Thompson 'doing fine' after collapse from exhaustion
    Ald. JoAnn Thompson, 16th, is “resting comfortably” and “doing fine” this morning after she collapsed due to exhaustion Sunday night, according to the alderman’s office. Thompson was enjoying music and mingling with...