| Feb 25, 2015
| 3:16 PM
Voters sent a warning to more than 1 in 4 sitting aldermen this week, forcing them into one-on-one contests April 7 against challengers who are trying to create a wave of discontent with the status quo on the City Council.
| Feb 26, 2015
44 of 44 precincts - 100 percent
Joe Moreno, NP (i) 4,129 - 51 percent
Anne Shaw, NP 2,017 - 25 percent
Ronda Locke, NP 1,661 - 20 percent
Andrew Hamilton, NP 305 - 4 percent
46 of 46 precincts - 100 percent
Brian Hopkins, NP 2,790 - 29 percent...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 9:18 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will have plenty of company as they prep for an April 7 showdown. Roughly one-third of Chicago's wards are headed for City Council runoffs — more than the city saw in 2011. That magic number of...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:35 PM
Latinos are poised to pick up at least two City Council seats in aldermanic elections, the reflection of a new ward map and rising population in Chicago.
The last census showed the city's Latino population grew by about 25,000 between 2000 and 2010 as...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 4:05 PM
Nothing but praise here for the executive order that Gov. Bruce Rauner issued Wednesday in which he set the goal of reducing the state's prison population by 25 percent within 10 years.
Rauner's order establishes the Illinois State Commission on...