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  • Fatal Rogers Park shooting may be tied to suburban gang fight: alderman

    Fatal Rogers Park shooting may be tied to suburban gang fight: alderman
    A fatal shooting in Rogers Park over Labor Day weekend was likely caused by tension between Evanston gangs, according to a Chicago alderman. About 8:45 p.m. Sunday two men, both 29, were shot in a gangway in the 7400 block of North Ridge Boulevard -...
  • Primary Election Results 2014

    Primary Election Results 2014
    About 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, the Broward Supervisor of Elections Office finished counting ballots from all of the county's 577 precincts. Less than 600 absentee ballots were still being counted, but Supervisor Brenda Snipes said they would finish this...
  • City Council proving it's ready for reform

    City Council proving it's ready for reform
    One of Chicago's best-known and most reprehensible aldermanic quotes is that "Chicago ain't ready for reform." Then-Ald. Mathias "Paddy" Bauler's (1935-1943 and 1947-1967) legendary resistance to cleaning up city government stamped the City Council as the...
  • Emanuel allies fill ballot with referendum questions

    Emanuel allies fill ballot with referendum questions
    The City Council Finance Committee today recommended placing three citywide questions on the March primary ballot in a move that will block a long-sought attempt by foes of Mayor Rahm Emanuel to ask voters if they want an elected school board. If the...
  • Aldermen mixed on Emanuel cigarette tax hike

    Aldermen mixed on Emanuel cigarette tax hike
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's proposed 75-cent-per-pack cigarette tax increase is getting mixed reviews from aldermen today. The increase in the city's cigarette tax is projected to bring in about $10 million. Some aldermen questioned that figure, however,...
  • Slow snow dig-out across city

    Slow snow dig-out across city
    Many Chicagoans left their homes Wednesday to return to work and school after a weekend of heavy snow and two days of bitter cold to be greeted with the inconveniences of snow-packed side streets, uncleared alleys and ice-covered sidewalks. Such...
  • Emanuel speed cameras may bring in more revenue than expected

    Emanuel speed cameras may bring in more revenue than expected
    Chicago's first speed cameras at just four locations issued warnings to more than 233,000 speeders in 45 days, violations that would have totaled $13.8 million in tickets, according to data released by the city today. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has touted his...
  • City Council committee passes resolution on potential Tribune sale

    City Council committee passes resolution on potential Tribune sale
    Aldermen called Tuesday for the Chicago Tribune to be sold only to locally-based owners who commit to "fair, accurate, impartial and non-ideological reporting as a stipulation to any sale." The City Council's Committee on Human Relations adopted the...
  • Moore disappointed probe prevented White House ethics award

    Moore disappointed probe prevented White House ethics award
    Ald. Joe Moore said Wednesday he was disappointed that what he considers an unfair ethics probe into his ward office employment prevented him from getting a good government award from the White House this week. The veteran 49th Ward alderman already was...
  • Watchdog alleges ethics breach by Ald. Moore

    Watchdog alleges ethics breach by Ald. Moore
    In a case of only-in-Chicago political timing, the White House announced Monday it would honor Ald. Joe Moore as a “pioneer for political reform,” the same day the veteran City Council member revealed he has spoken to FBI agents about...
  • Charges against Jackson belie his pledge to service

    Charges against Jackson belie his pledge to service
    Jesse Jackson Jr.'s final act as a public official was to send a Thanksgiving eve resignation letter to the speaker of the House in which he declared that "for 17 years I have given 100 percent of my time, energy and life to public service." But...