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James Cappleman

City's Eviction Of The Homeless From Uptown Underpass Angers Advocates

Posted 03.26.2013 | Chicago

Though weeks have passed since Ald. James Cappleman raised the ire of the Uptown neighborhood in a flap with a Salvation Army food truck that serves t...

Hundreds Rally Against Alderman In Salvation Army Flap

Posted 03.07.2013 | Chicago

Though the weather remained wet and cold following Tuesday's snowstorm, hundreds turned out Wednesday evening to protest Chicago Ald. James Cappleman...

Alderman Under Fire After Trying To Boot Charity Food Truck

Posted 03.04.2013 | Chicago

A Chicago alderman is facing backlash just days after he allegedly tried to boot a charity food truck that feeds the homeless from his North Side ward...

Alderman Pushes For Stiff Fines For Pigeon Feeders

Posted 12.13.2012 | Chicago

Stubborn pigeon feeders in Chicago might soon be pinching their pennies in order to pay the fines as high as $1,000 proposed Wednesday by Ald. James C...

Cappleman Safe After Apparent Knife Chase

Posted 08.29.2012 | Chicago

Story by Kate Sosin, courtesy of Windy City Times: Chicago's 46th Ward Alderman is safe after being chased by a woman with a knife, he said. Jam...

'Pigeon Lady' Charged With Assaulting Alderman Over Breadcrumbs

Posted 05.22.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago alderman was assaulted by a constituent while cleaning up a city street. Ald. James Cappleman (46th), whose ward largely consists of the ...

Who Is the Next Joe Moore?

Kyle Hillman | Posted 07.10.2012 | Chicago
Kyle Hillman

Since Alderman Joe Moore is now the mayor's supporter, who is going to be the next Joe Moore?

Violence Continues In Uptown

Posted 12.12.2011 | Chicago

Chicago's Uptown neighborhood has been plagued by violence in recent weeks, and one alderman says gangs are to blame. As CBS Chicago reports, at l...

Criminal Courts: Will Taking Away Neighborhood Basketball Hoops Reduce Crime?

Chicago Reader | Posted by Sasa | Posted 11.22.2011 | Chicago

Shajuan put up a jumper from about 12 feet as his two defenders got ready to grab the rebound. There wasn't one. The shot bounced high off the rim and...

Openly Gay Alderman To Have A Civil Union This Fall

Posted 08.14.2011 | Chicago

The second openly gay alderman in Chicago's history is taking advantage of Illinois's new civil unions law to recognize his 19-year-long relationship ...

Will Guzzardi

Incumbents Swept Out In Tumultuous Aldermanic Runoffs

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 06.06.2011 | Chicago

It was a frantic night Tuesday, with fourteen aldermanic seats up for grabs in the runoff election. Races around the city were incredibly close, and w...

Homophobia In The 46th Ward Runoff?

Posted 06.01.2011 | Chicago

Story by Joseph Erbentraut, courtesy of the Windy City Times With only a handful of days to go before voters in Chicago's 46th Ward head back to ...

Will Guzzardi

Five Votes Apart, Two Candidates Exchange Barbs In The 46th

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.30.2011 | Chicago

As elections go, the race for the 46th Ward aldermanic seat this February couldn’t have been much closer. Molly Phelan pulled in 2,727 votes; James ...