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Chicago voters are split on how Mayor Rahm Emanuel has handled the crime problem that was a high-profile focus of his second year in office, but they like the job Garry McCarthy is doing as the city's top cop, a Tribune/WGN-TV poll found. The mayor's...
Tags: Barack Obama, Politics, Murder, Garry McCarthy, Richard M. Daley
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has rolled out a stream of what he's billed as pro-business initiatives and stood with dozens of corporations making jobs announcements during his first two years in office, but a clear majority of voters in a new Tribune/WGN-TV poll...
One subject that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel never touches involves a legendary political figure: Mayor He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named. So when I sat down for an interview with Emanuel last week to mark his two-year anniversary in the job, I asked: Why...
News briefs from the Tri-Cities. Geneva District 304 renames building to honor Coultrap The Geneva Community Unit School District 304 Board of Education has voted to change the name of the central office on Fourth Street to the Coultrap...
Chicago's divorce with Redflex Traffic Systems is getting messy. In his hurry to sever ties with the red-light camera operator amid a burgeoning bribery scandal, Mayor Rahm Emanuel in February set a six-month deadline for Redflex to leave town after a...
Surrounded by kids as he accepted money from a soft-drink company for nutrition and exercise classes, Rahm Emanuel was asked if it might make more sense for children's health to take a harder line on the sale of sugary drinks. "I'm here about making...
If Cubs owner Tom Ricketts actually made good on his threat to leave Wrigley Field for a more baseball-friendly neighborhood, what would be the best use of the site at Clark and Addison? My plan? Flatten and grade it, then enclose it in cyclone fence and...
Eighty years ago, Chicago Mayor Anton Cermak was assassinated, an anniversary that some, like Ald. Edward Burke, 14th, say does not receive enough attention. But on Thursday, a school in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, will remember Cermak by...
Change of SubjectThe indispensable blogger on all things parking in Chicago didn't like what he saw out of City Hall yesterday: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel may have done the impossible. He may have actually made Chicago’s reviled parking meter lease deal even......
Illinois — where politicians force law-abiding citizens to bring a bat to a gunfight. An amazing video released Wednesday that shows a Chicago shopkeeper fighting for his life should be a commercial for Second Amendment rights in this, the only...
Tags: Shootings, Criminals, Laws, Firearms, Rahm Emanuel
Clout StreetLate last week, Ald. Thomas Tunney indicated he was optimistic the framework of a deal between City Hall and the Ricketts family to renovate Wrigley Field would be announced by Monday's home opener. On Wednesday, Wrigleyville's alderman found himself...
Resurfacing a street or replacing a cracked sidewalk, then digging up the work a short time later to install new utility lines followed by making the paving repairs again — and perhaps even a third time — is a time-honored Chicago tradition....
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