Many Chicagoans never felt that Rahm Emanuel was their mayor.
Also, city treasurer Kurt Summers decides against running for governor.
By blaming legislators for weak gun laws, Mayor Emanuel has ducked questions about his policing strategies.
Uber’s having one hell of a week!
Aldermen are ready to sign off on Mayor Emanuel’s proposal to hike fines for illegal graffiti.
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.
State Rep Ken Dunkin, one of the leaders of the legislative black caucus, says city leaders are clueless about fighting violent crime in Chicago.
Chicago has the most restrictive gun law in the country—but what is it actually accomplishing? The law is rarely enforced because police and prosecutors find state and federal laws more useful. And as I write in a story for this week’s paper, it’s rarely complied with either. Even the police department has yet to follow […]
All 50 portraits, from the group show, including works by Derek Erdman, Jon Gitelson, Lucas Blair Simpson, and more
They may be arguing about the 2009 budget, but Mayor Daley and the City Council agree on one thing: we’re hosed.