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Robert Fioretti

Should City Be Able To Ban Pit Bulls?

Posted 01.04.2012 | Chicago

Reacting to the vicious mauling of a lakefront jogger by two large pit bulls, a Chicago alderman stated Tuesday that the City Council should revisit s...

Jane Addams Tribute Relocated, Rededicated

Posted 11.25.2011 | Chicago

Story by Tracy Baim, courtesy of the Windy City Times: The Chicago Park District held a dedication ceremony for the relocated city tribute to socia...

BEYOND BROKE: Garbage Pickup Only Every 10 Days?

Posted 10.01.2011 | Chicago

Trash removal costs a pretty penny for Chicago residents, so one alderman's idea to trim the city's budget allocation to the service should not come a...

Ald. Robert Fioretti Won't Run For Mayor Following Cancer Diagnosis

CBS 2 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a tonsillectomy, Ald. Robert Fioretti (2nd) has been diagnosed with cancer, forcing him to abandon his plan to run for mayor, his top aides told...

Prisoner's Dilemma: Should a Chicago Alderman Relish His Opposition to Felony Franks?

Marilia Duffles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Marilia Duffles

Leave it to a Wall Street Journal story this week about a Chicago alderman's opposition to Jimmy Andrews' Felony Franks -- a hot dog joint that hires ...