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Ruling Limits Inspector General's Powers, Insulates Mayor Daley's Office From Investigation

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Judge Nancy Arnold has dismissed an unprecedented lawsuit filed by the inspector general demanding that Corporation Counsel Mara Georges turn over doc...

Rahm Emanuel Wants To Run For Chicago Mayor (TRANSCRIPT)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rahm Emanuel wants to run for mayor of Chicago...and he said it himself this time. In an interview on Charlie Rose's PBS talk show Monday night, Ema...

Maggie Daley Back In Wheelchair, But No Sign That Cancer Has Spread

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley's wife Maggie was back in a wheelchair today after suffering the latest in a string of cancer setbacks: a fracture in her right leg where ...

Daley: Bring More Booze To The Lakefront

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The number of liquor licenses would more than double on Chicago Park District property along the lakefront under a proposal Mayor Richard Daley introd...

From Green Roofs to Clean Tech: How Chicago Is Preparing for the Sustainable Future

Suzanne Malec-McKenna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Suzanne Malec-McKenna

More than 20 years ago, Mayor Richard M. Daley had a vision of a green Chicago, from trees and roofs to green buildings and alleys. Today, Mayor Daley's vision has come to life.

130 More Chicago Cops To Patrol Streets After Violence Spike

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Following a violent Memorial Day weekend, Mayor Daley announced Wednesday that the city would have 130 more police officers patrolling the streets and...

Anthony Boswell, Daley Ethics Aide, Resigns Amid Political Infighting

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley's embattled compliance officer abruptly resigned today amid a power struggle that pitted two City Hall watchdogs against each othe...

California Man Accused Of Threatening Mayor Daley Over Gun Comments

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley got some bad press last week after he threatened to sodomize a Chicago Reader reporter with a rifle. The comment was in response to a ques...

Rahm Emanuel Chicago Mayor Run Still Possible, But Not Against Daley

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two months ago, it seemed like the speculation about Rahm Emanuel running for Chicago mayor had been put to bed once and for all. Not so fast. ...

Mayor Daley Warns Pension Crisis Will Require 'Controversial' Solutions

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley's 32-member pension commission will soon make its recommendations to the city, and the mayor is warning everyone that their solutions to t...

Developer Accused Of Bribing Alderman Also Met With Rep. Gutierrez, Mayor Daley

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The city's former commissioner of planning and development testified today that U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez met with developer Calvin Boender and Mayor R...

As Daley Drags Feet On Convenient Recycling Measures, Chicago Waste Keeps Piling UP

Chicago Reader | Posted by Lucio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A few days ago the Illinois EPA released its latest Annual Landfill Capacity Report. Now that you've recovered from the excitement of this news, I'...

Mayor Daley Subpoenaed By Calvin Boender's Defense Team: Boender Accused Of Bribing Ald. Issac "Ike" Carothers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley has been subpoenaed to testify for the defense in the upcoming trial of developer Calvin Boender, who is accused of bribing Ald. Issac "Ik...

Mayor Daley Rants At Final 2016 Olympics Meeting

chicagotribune.com | Melissa Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Mayor Richard Daley spoke at the private and final meeting of Chicago 2016 volunteers, he was, according to one attendee, "in rare form." Another...

Maggie Daley, Wife Of Mayor Richard Daley, In Hospital

nbcchicago.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Initial reports from City Hall indicate she was not feeling well....

Rudy Lozano's Challenge to State Rep. Dan Burke Draws Old and New Media's Attention, Political Intrigue

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The Lozano-Burke clash is no ordinary primary challenge. It's a clash between generations, ethnic groups, independent versus regular Democrats, and political dynastic heritages.

How the Obama Election Transformed Historic Locations

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Children of color, indeed of all colors, across America woke up on Wednesday morning not just to a new day, but a new world.

Whole World Watching Grant Park, Again

Howard Wolinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Howard Wolinsky

American flags were waving Tuesday night over Grant Park as they celebrated the Obama win. Back in '68, the riot in Grant Park started when a protester tried to lower an American flag.