Cops say masked teens with a thirst for violence and joyrides are terrorizing the city. An examination of arrests reveals a narrative built on shoddy data and anecdotal evidence.
What’s going on in the City Council? Still hard to say!
Runoff season is here, and Chicago may further freshen up the City Council.
First Ward alderman Joe Moreno wants to put a trial program in place this spring, but opponents worry that it will create a parking crunch.
Also, even Ashton Kutcher couldn’t convince the City Council not to pass Airbnb regulations.
Also, Lincoln Park alderman Michele Smith is getting increasingly concerned about Airbnb.
A modest proposal: Alderman Joe Moore and Cook County clerk David Orr should run against each for Democratic committeeman of the 49th Ward.
If Lincoln Parkers move any farther to the right, they’ll drown.
A look at five City Council races that show the shifting political landscape in Chicago.
After facing off in nine debates, candidates Michele Smith and Caroline Vickrey can scarcely contain their hatred for each other.
In the first election after a ward remap, Aldermania strikes again.
In the face of bad polling numbers, Smith faces her hostile opponents in a contentious debate
A preview of programs by local and formerly local artists Jake Barningham, Michele Smith, Jesse Malmed, and Melika Bass
Even though his petition was disqualified, the candidate still plans to run as a write-in.
The City Council passed a new fee on Dumpsters—without knowing who’s going to pay, who’s going to profit, and whose idea it was.