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Jefferson Park »

Philanthropist Convicted of Bank Robbery as a Teen Pardoned by Gov. Quinn

Lionel Rabb, who founded the Ed Paschke Art Center, said he was humbled by the pardon by Gov. Pat Quinn.

Downtown »

New Law Could Allow Cabbies To Charge 'Surge' Prices

The bill signed by the outgoing governor doesn't preempt Chicago's home rule, its House sponsor said.

The Loop »

Cabbies Lobby for Uber, Lyft Surge-Price Regulations, Seek to Override Veto

State Rep. Mike Zalewski said he'd try to have a vote called this week in the General Assembly.

River North »

Have Downtown Voters Gone Republican? Alderman Reilly Not Too Concerned

Ald. Brendan Reilly said the loss of Democratic voters in the remap led to Bruce Rauner's 42nd Ward win.

Downtown »

Rauner on Dirty Trick Robo-Calls: Harsh Punishment in Order

The governor-elect said he did not know much about the calls designed to confuse city election judges.

Lincoln Park »

43rd Ward Split Between Rauner, Quinn, Vote Totals Show

Pat Quinn beat Bruce Rauner by 102 of the 43rd Ward's  15,518 votes in the governor's race.

Downtown »

'Malicious' Campaign Robocalls Lead Rahm, Council to Call for Hearings

Ald. Edward Burke suggested it was "a malicious fire set by political operatives."

Downtown »

Quinn Concedes to Rauner, Hopes to Hike Minimum Wage Before Term Ends

Gov. Pat Quinn said, even with all ballots counted, "It's clear we don't have enough votes to win."

Downtown »

Rauner Claims Victory, but Quinn Won't Concede Defeat

Quinn said he won't throw in the towel, and Rauner countered with "the voters have spoken."

Lincoln Park »

Rahm Says City Prepared if Ebola Patients Arrive in City

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the city is ready to deal with potential Ebola patients at the airports.

Roscoe Village »

Audubon Celebrates $750k Grant for Turf Field From Illinois EPA

The $750,000 grant will pay for a turf field that will also help manage stormwater.

Kenwood »

Are You Barack Obama? Poll Worker Asks President, Who Replies: 'That's Me'

The president visted Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign office after casting his early vote in Kenwood.

Englewood »

Vets Praise New Home: 'My Family Has a Place to Lay Their Heads at Night'

The new housing complex for veterans in Englewood also has tutoring for children and family counseling.