Tom Ryan, president of the firefighters’ union, explains why the union board decided to endorse Mayor Rahm.
What lies at the bottom of the Playpen, Chicago’s floating daytime clubland
As the police ranks shrink in the first year under Rahm Emanuel, mayoral aides get higher pay
This week’s Chicagoan: Jim Aldworth, firefighter
And the column that was never written
Though Mayor Rahm Emanuel has repeatedly claimed that he’s been making big investments in public safety, the number of Chicago police officers has dropped in the last three months, and the force is now more than 700 officers short of where it was five years ago.
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Rahm Emanuel smiled. It wasn’t a happy smile. It was the sort of smile I’m guessing we’re going to see a lot from our new mayor—one that seemed to say, I know I’m supposed to appear pleased as punch because the cameras are rolling and I don’t want to look like I’m ready to rip […]
An ancient beer tasting, a chili cook-off, a paella party, and more.
Mayor Daley taps Ninth Ward alderman Anthony Beale to chair the City Council’s police and fire committee.
Live music, safety demos, and free food and drinks at the CFD’s 150th anniversary party