Also, Obama returns to Chicago Tuesday for Emanuel climate change meeting.
Also, the Illinois house failed to pass a ban on semiautomatic rifle bump stocks.
Also, Illinois attorney general Lisa Madigan sues the city to enforce police reform.
Also, parolees can no longer be arrested for being spotted with a gang member in Illinois.
Also, Rauner isn’t happy with the state senate’s override of his school funding veto.
Also, hundreds of Chicagoans gathered Sunday to denounce racism and bigotry after the violence at a white supremacist march in Charlottesville.
Also, prompted by the highly unpopular pop tax, Cook County commissioner Richard Boykin is mulling a 2018 run against board president Toni Preckwinkle.
Also, the number of homicides in Chicago in 2017 is now on pace to exceed 2016 levels.
Also, Chicago is raising $2.5 million less than anticipated from its seven-cent bag tax.
Also, Michael Madigan delays the Illinois house vote to override Rauner’s veto of the budget package and income tax hike until Thursday.
Also, the battle over gentrification around the 606 has intensified.
Also, CPD Superintendent Eddie Johnson is “ready” for his kidney transplant.
The paper neglects to remind us whom it backed for president.
At a press conference Monday, a group of elected officials set a goal of legalizing, regulating, and taxing marijuana sales for recreational use in Illinois.
A call for legalization in Illinois is the latest sign of the shifting politics of pot.