Also, City Council Black Caucus chair Roderick Sawyer criticizes Garry McCarthy for being “disrespectful to black people.”
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Speaker Mike Madigan fires aide for alleged sexual harassment, and other Chicago news
Also, CPS alters plans to shut down three Englewood high schools over the summer.
Shootings and homicides decrease as carjackings surge, and other Chicago news
Also, Chicago matches snowfall record with nine straight days of measurable snow.
Poll: Daniel Biss catching up to front-runner J.B. Pritzker in gubernatorial primary after wiretap controversy, and other Chicago news
Also, Canadian prime minister Trudeau wouldn’t let David Axelrod push him into discussing Trump.
Toni Preckwinkle endorses Democratic front-runner J.B. Pritzker for governor despite controversy, and other Chicago news
Also, a homeless couple is suing the city for removing their tents.
J.B. Pritzker under fire for comments about African-American elected officials in newly released Blagojevich tape, and other Chicago news
Also, Jeanne Ives is “a little bit surprised at some of the hysteria” over controversial campaign ad.
Arrests for marijuana in Chicago hit a historic low in 2017, and other Chicago news
Also, it’s so cold that even the Navy Pier Ferris wheel closed.
Gubernatorial candidate Jeanne Ives’s ad offends both sides of the aisle, and other Chicago news
Also, attorney general candidate Scott Drury believes Madigan thought he was wearing a wire during a meeting.
Potential mayoral candidate Paul Vallas strikes out at Emanuel after Chicago State drama, and other news
Also, Tinley Park police release a new image of the Lane Bryant shooting suspect ten years after the tragedy.
Rauner delivers his final State of the State address with an eye to November elections, and other Chicago news
Also, a new poll shows that more than a third of likely Democratic primary voters are undecided on the race for governor.
Chinese billionaire puts the Vista Tower up for sale, and other Chicago news
Also, Afghan war veteran Miguel Perez Jr. could be deported this week.
Jeanne Ives says Bruce Rauner has ‘betrayed’ Republicans, and other Chicago news
Also, Senator Dick Durbin is bringing a local medical student “Dreamer” to Trump’s State of the Union address.
Rauner reaches a compromise with officials on school funding ahead of State of the State address, and other Chicago news
Also, speculation is growing that Paul Vallas will run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
University of Chicago defends Steve Bannon debate invite citing freedom of speech, and other news
Also, Chicago will comply with a Department of Justice request for immigration documents.
Department of Justice threatens to subpoena sanctuary cities including Chicago, and other news
Also, the Chicago Teachers Union is not happy that CPS might relax its ethics code.