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Guns Dominate In Race To Replace Jesse Jackson Jr.

AP | SARA BURNETT | Posted 04.14.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — After months of drama surrounding Jesse Jackson Jr.'s seat in Congress, the race to replace the congressman with the prominent name ha...

Dem Leaders To Endorse Candidate In Jackson Jr. Race

Reuters | Posted 02.14.2013 | Chicago

By James B. Kelleher CHICAGO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Democratic ward bosses from Chicago neighborhoods and suburban townships are expected...

Alderman Proposes Shutting Off Speed Cameras When School Ends

Posted 02.15.2012 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been adamant that his speed camera plan is about safety, not generating revenue. So perhaps he'll be amenable to Ald. Anthony B...

Chicago Police Union: Rahm's Call For Department Cuts A 'Stunt'

Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Fraternal Order of Police on Wednesday dismissed Mayor Rahm Emanuel's call for massive cuts -- reportedly to the tune of $190 million of t...

Chicago Wal-Mart: Aldermen To Discuss 'Living Wage' Rule On Big Boxes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: The Sun-Times is reporting that the Chicago Plan Commission has approved plans for the new Wal-Mart. While the Plan Commission is an adviso...

Black Aldermen Call New CPS Admissions Policy Racist

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN AND ROSALIND ROSSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new admissions policy for elite Chicago public schools is little more than a plot to free up seats for middle-class white families tired of paying p...

Pullman Park: Bank Proposes Ambitious Development Near Historic Pullman

Chicago Sun-Times | MARK J. KONKOL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The ruins of a rusted steel plant in the middle of a food desert could bring a new neighborhood and economic revival to Chicago's struggling South Sid...

Daley Open To Privatizing Some Police Work

Chicago Tribune | Lolly Bowean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Though the proposal is still being formulated, Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley said today that it is worth examining whether private security guards sh...

Aldermen Seek To Privatize Some Police Work

Chicago Sun-Times | FRAN SPIELMAN AND ANNIE SWEENEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Private security guards patrolling three Far South Side commercial strips would be empowered to write tickets -- for everything from parking and movin...

Burris Celebrated By City Council: He 'Untainted The Process'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On the cusp of being sworn in as the junior senator from Illinois, Roland Burris spent nearly an hour soaking in accolades at City Hall Tuesday. The ...

City Council Asked To Approve Midway Deal At Private Meeting

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

Chicago aldermen were asked today to give quickie approval to Mayor Daley's $2.5 billion plan to privatize Midway Airport on blind faith -- without an...