Incumbent alderman faces two challengers and a new hashtag.
In a surprise decision, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced he won’t seek a third term in office.
Organizers of a pop-up mental health services project in Woodlawn vow to fight imminent eviction.
Police superintendent Eddie Johnson and Father Michael Pfleger teaming up, as they did walking arm in arm down the Dan Ryan last week, could help us fight the city’s inequities.
Once again, the mayor is packing the ballot trying to kill a referendum—this one would knock him out of office.
And other recent acts in the season of hypocrisy
It’s good to see Democrats moving to the left as the gubernatorial primary ramps up—but what have they done for you lately?
As the secretary of state snubs NATO, we remember the raw deal that was the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago.
“Behind each of these deaths is a failure,” activists said.
The mayor and his planning commissioner try to convince the public that developing rich neighborhoods is good for everyone.
Looking to blame someone or something for the failures of his reign, Mayor Rahm discovers “mental health crises” four years after he closed mental health clinics in low-income, high-crime neighborhoods.
For blacks with mental illness, the odds of coming away unscathed from an encounter with police are stacked overwhelmingly against them.
You’ve got a big chance to take this city in a different direction, Chicago—don’t mess it up.
The 49th Ward alderman says he backs Mayor Emanuel for his “progressive” record.
In an interview at the Hideout, the Cook County sheriff discusses the intersection between mental illness and the jail.