A Chicago grade school principal has let Mayor Emanuel have it.
Jurors have reached a verdict in 18 of 20 counts in the Rod Blagojevich trial. They will announce the verdict between 1 and 2. (Sun-Times) A cab slammed into a Streeterville building this morning, killing one person. (Tribune) Mayor Emanuel will host two virtual town halls this week, including one tonight via telephone. (NBC Ward […]
In the market for some property? Consider Willis Tower, which last sold for $840 million. (Sun-Times) The city will consider preservationists’ bid to save Northwestern’s Prentice Hospital. (Sun-Times) A report says the Cubs are in violation of Major League Baseball’s debt service rules, which means the team might — MIGHT — not have enough money […]
The Illinois House approved plans yesterday for a casino in Chicago, while senate president John Cullerton called Gov. Quinn “irrelevant” to the current budget process. Skokie Democrat rep. Lou Lang said Mayor Emanuel’s lobbying was “key” to the gambling bill’s passage. (Tribune) While Chicagoans were enjoying a warm day off, six people were killed and […]
Mayor Emanuel’s inauguration had two obvious themes: diversity and change. (Sun-Times) The new mayor wasted no time in getting to work, signing six executive orders pertaining to ethics. (Sun-Times) As the new mayor criticized the results of the old mayor’s reign — with the old mayor sitting right behind him — the question remains, can […]
Flickr/juggernautco Today marks the beginning of the Mayor Rahm Emanuel era. Mayor Daley completed his 22 years in office Friday, leaving City Hall as throngs of onlookers cheered (though, at least one Chicagoan told the former mayor what he really thought). Saturday, Emanuel led a citywide day of service before taking in a soggy concert, […]