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Cosby's Lawyer Faces Call To Step Down As Chair Of Temple Trustees

AP | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.23.2015 | College

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby, once the very public pride of Temple University, parted ways with the school last year amid allegations that he had ...

Will Emanuel Dominick's Grocery Task Force Ring Up Sales?

David Ormsby | Posted 02.26.2014 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The typical government task force often surfaces when solid policy solutions are politically radioactive or in short supply. Mayor Rahm Emanuel's Chr...

Vote On Rahm's Infrastructure Plan Delayed Amid Scrutiny

Posted 04.19.2012 | Chicago

A City Council vote on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's much-publicized Chicago Infrastructure Trust was, in what was somewhat of a surprise twist, deferred Wedne...

Reforming Chicago's City Government

Keith Koeneman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Chicago
Keith Koeneman

The Chicago City Council has tended to suffer from a rather poor reputation. With that in mind, it seems appropriate for Chicagoans to put forth a modest proposal for reforming our city government.

WATCH: Nanny Run Over By Drunk City Worker Speaks Out

Posted 09.19.2011 | Chicago

A 25-year-old nanny who was critically injured when a city Department of Streets and Sanitation pickup truck operated by a reportedly drunk driver str...

CHA Drops Plan To Drug Test All Public Housing Residents

Posted 08.22.2011 | Chicago

Following several weeks of protests, criticisms and a separate mini-scandal of their own, the Chicago Housing Authority announced Tuesday afternoon th...

Aldermen Want Random Drug Tests For City Employees

Posted 08.09.2011 | Chicago

In the midst of Wednesday's City Council meeting, two members, powerful 14th Ward Alderman Edward Burke and 40th Ward Ald. Patrick O'Connor, introduce...

Daley's Candidate in the Illinois Fifth Congressional District Election: Feigenholtz?

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Why would Feigenholtz have the Mayor's favor? Because the others seem to have his disfavor.

Patrick O'Connor: Alderman Running For Emanuel House Seat On Education, Pork

Chicago Sun-Times | Abdon M. Pallasch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

He has the longest record in elected office of any candidate in the race to succeed Rahm Emanuel in Congress, and he has a great Chicago ballot name. ...

Ald. Pat O'Connor Gets Edge On Emanuel's Congressional Seat

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ald. Tom Allen (38th) said Monday he would not be a candidate in the March 3 special primary election to succeed former U.S. Rep. Rahm Emanuel, openin...