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  • Aldermen demand information from Emanuel on speed cameras

    Aldermen demand information from Emanuel on speed cameras
    Aldermen today asked Mayor Rahm Emanuel for information to back up his contention that speed cameras near schools and parks are about saving lives, rather than swelling city coffers. The demand for data came as Transportation Commissioner Gabe Klein...
  • Labor group makes endorsements in Chicago aldermanic runoffs

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 3:06 p.m. The Chicago Federation of Labor today endorsed a hospital executive over the Democratic committeeman in the race to become the new alderman in Lincoln Park. Tim Egan, vice president of governmental affairs at......
  • City Council candidates raised $1.6 million since Feb. 22 election

     
    Posted by Rick Pearson at 7:42 p.m. Candidates in Chicago’s 14 aldermanic run-off contests have reported raising $1.6 million in big-dollar contributions since the February election, including more than $200,000 from Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel’s...
  • Aldermanic races, then and now

     
    Then -- from Emanuel, Burke, big labor pour money into runoffs (April 1) Now -- from Stone, Lyle lose as Chicago City Council gets makeover (current) Then: Ald. Freddrenna Lyle, who has represented the South Side's 6th Ward for 13......
  • More ballots to be counted in tight 45th Ward alderman's race

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 8:10 p.m. The candidate on the short end of a very close 45th Ward aldermanic election is going to wait until more ballots are counted Friday before deciding on a recount. Unofficial......
  • 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...
  • Arena still ahead in 45th Ward after today's absentee counting

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 3:01 p.m. John Arena appears to be the unofficial victor by a hair in his 45th Ward aldermanic contest against John Garrido after absentee ballots were counted today, but the final vote tally won’t be......
  • No recount in Chicago's 45th Ward for Garrido against Arena

     
    Posted by Hal Dardick at 8:48 p.m. The close results in the 45th Ward Chicago aldermanic election will go unchallenged. John Garrido said today that he won't ask for a recount against John Arena, who won the April 5 runoff......
  • Election Day: Low turnout, few complaints -- and an aldermanic candidate arrested

    Election Day: Low turnout, few complaints -- and an aldermanic candidate arrested
    Voter turnout for Chicago's aldermanic runoffs appeared to come in at less than 25 percent, though some wards on the North and Northwest Sides saw heavier turnout, officials say. Complaints were also low, though a candidate in the 16th Ward was charged...
  • City Council committee advances Emanuel's controversial trust plan

    City Council committee advances Emanuel's controversial trust plan
    A Chicago City Council committee today recommended approval of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s controversial expansion of public-private partnerships on major construction projects, setting the stage for a Wednesday vote by all 50 aldermen. The Finance...
  • Portage Theater decision delayed

    Portage Theater decision delayed
    A church group still hopes to be able to set up shop in the historic Portage Theater on the Northwest Side despite city attempts to landmark the property and opposition to the plan by aldermen, a lawyer for the religious organization said Friday....