| Jun 19, 2012
| 4:54 PM
A majority of Chicago aldermen have signed on to an ordinance that would allow police to write tickets instead of make arrests for small amounts of marijuana possession, a strong indicator the measure will pass when the City Council votes on it next week....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:55 AM
The Chicago City Council overwhelmingly voted today to decriminalize small amounts of marijuana possession.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s proposal passed 44-3, allowing Chicago police to issue pot-possession tickets starting Aug. 4. The move makes...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Former Illinois Department of Transportation official Natashia Holmes is the new 7th Ward alderman after the City Council today approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s appointment of her to the South Side post.
Holmes, 37, takes the seat vacated by former...