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Ameya Pawar

Will the Lincoln Park Pirates Sail?

Roger Wright | Posted 02.24.2017 | Chicago
Roger Wright

My entire adult life, they've been "stealing" cars across Chicago and then ransoming them back to the owners. Legally. Or you could see it as "provi...

Supporters Clamor To Save 'Lifeline' Lincoln Bus Route

Posted 12.11.2012 | Chicago

"It's Our Lifeline!" was boldly splashed across the backs of the nearly 200 supporters who filled the Chicago Transit Authority's public budget hearin...

City Looking To Ban Discrimination Against The Unemployed

Posted 02.16.2012 | Chicago

If one Chicago alderman gets his way, city employers will no longer be able to discriminate against unemployed job applicants. The proposal, from ...

City Council Salaries On The Rise Despite Struggling Economy

Posted 01.30.2012 | Chicago

The Chicago Tribune on Monday unveiled a nifty app reporting the salaries of Chicago City Council members since 2008 -- and the results show that many...

47th Ward Pol Charged WIth Election-Night Battery After Candidate Lost

Posted 05.29.2011 | Chicago

The 47th Ward, a district that covers parts of Ravenswood and Lakeview north and west of Wrigley Field, was home to the biggest political surprise of ...

The Biggest Upset of the Chicago Elections

Kyle Hillman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Ameya Pawar will become the first Indian-American to become a Chicago alderman, having been outmanned, outspent, and running against the incumbent alderman's handpicked successor.

City Council Upheaval: Fourteen Aldermanic Races Headed For Runoffs

The Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The City Council was sure to see some serious upheaval this election cycle, and the competitiveness of the fights for alderman is showing in tonight...