With two aldermen indicted on just one day, Chicago proves it’s second to none when it comes to corruption.
Runoff season is here, and Chicago may further freshen up the City Council.
Also, former mayor Richard M. Daley’s photo has finally been added to the wall of mayors at City Hall.
Also, an alderman wants to spend $25 million on programs to prevent gang and gun violence over the summer.
A close look at a jewelry store stickup and the politics of police deployment
Chicago police chief says we don’t need more cops, just a new community policing policy to be determined later
A roundup of the 2012 primary election results
The race to bring Cook County court records into the modern world
Jennifer McLaughlin Anyone wanting a glimpse of how the Chicago City Council works should have taken in this morning’s meeting of its Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs, and Recreation—all […]
Mayor Rahm Emanuel presides over his first full City Council meeting, which runs about as smoothly as the ones Mayor Daley used to preside over.
The City Council voted with Mayor Daley 82 percent of the time since 2007, according to a new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Authored by political scientist […]
All 50 portraits, from the group show, including works by Derek Erdman, Jon Gitelson, Lucas Blair Simpson, and more
Aldermen opposed to the mayor’s street-sweeping plan couldn’t round up enough of their colleagues to take a vote against it this morning, but they declared victory anyway.
Three aldermen have called a special session of the City Council. Will anyone show up?
Mayor Daley gets heat for not making sense when he talks – not unlike his father, actually – but there’s a reason why. When he does make sense, it often […]