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I've got a feeling that in some weird, alternate universe, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is making a decent living playing hide-the-pea. You know the game, don't you? First, you put your money down. Then Mr. Misdirection places a pea under one of three cups....
Clout StPosted by John Byrne and Kristen Mack at 12:59 p.m.; last updated at 3:43 p.m. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and newly-confirmed Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy today said they’re putting a “marginal” amount of new police officers in...
Clout StUPDATED at 9:43 p.m. Posted by Hal Dardick and John Byrne at 7:10 p.m.; check back for updates on results. City Council incumbents in several wards were beating back challenges tonight but at least two longtime aldermen appeared headed for......
Clout StPosted by Hal Dardick at 3:15 p.m. A West Side hot dog stand can continue serving “misdemeanor wieners” and “pardon Polish” sausages, but the owner won't be allowed to hang a sign outside his establishment declaring it "Felony...
ReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - The Chicago Board of Education voted on Wednesday to close 50 schools - including about 10 percent of all elementary schools - in the largest mass school closing in the nation. The closings in mainly Hispanic and African-American...
Tribune reportersAfter the Chicago School Board meeting Wednesday, many of the aldermen who argued unsuccessfully to keep schools in their wards open said they were disappointed with the process. Ald. Deborah Graham, 29th, said she went to testify at the school board...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to unveil Thursday a $173 million plan to build a 10,000-seat arena for the DePaul Blue Demons next to McCormick Place, couching it as part of a broader blueprint for boosting tourism, much of it to be publicly funded. The...
Tribune reporterMore than 100 religious leaders and a handful of aldermen today called for a repeal of the water fee imposed on non-profits by the city last year. "The lake is a gift from God," said Cardinal Francis George said. "We feel sometimes we should charge...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago aldermen have proposed a compromise to religious leaders who say that paying their water bill after decades of a blanket exemption will rob them of the resources necessary to provide social services. On Sunday, city...
Tribune reporter A group of self-styled reform aldermen said Thursday that it wants to help Mayor Rahm Emanuel live up to his campaign pledge to give the city's top corruption buster unfettered access to city documents, though it's unclear whether the...
Clout StreetA group of self-styled reform aldermen said Thursday they want to help Mayor Rahm Emanuel live up to his campaign pledge to give the city’s top corruption buster unfettered access to city documents, though it’s unclear whether the push will...
Clout StreetMany folks who park in a Chicago garage or lot will pay more come July under a new tax structure the City Council approved today despite objections from the hotel industry. Six aldermen, including Ald. Brendan Reilly, 42nd, who represents downtown,...
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