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'Three Strikes Is Enough,' Alderman Says of Troubled Bucktown Club

A public nuisance meeting on Los Recuerdos brought out angry neighbors.

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Aging Holstein Park Field House in Bucktown Gets $1.2 Million for Upgrades

Set to begin in spring, the rehab will make the building energy efficient and accessible, Quinn said.

Lakeview »

Ald. Waguespack Says Lakeview Needs More Police: 'Officers Can't Keep Up'

There aren't enough officers to respond quickly to uptick in break-ins, 32nd Ward alderman said.  

Downtown »

Universal Pre-K Pushed by Progressives, Neighborhood Groups

Neighborhood groups joined aldermen in calling for day care for all Chicago children.

Downtown »

Watchdog to Probe Red-Light Cameras, at Rahm's Request

Inspector General Joseph Ferguson announced he'll look into irregularities with the system.

Lincoln Park »

Fox Ford Lincoln Breaks Ground After Political Delay

The Michigan-based motor group was surprised by the delays and relieved to finally get a green light.

Downtown »

BYOB Ban Proposed -- But Not for Restaurants

A proposal by Ald. Deborah Graham would prohibit limitations on bringing alcohol to BYOB restaurants.

Downtown »

Fioretti Challenges Plan to Gather Data from Cell Phone Users on Mag Mile

Ald. Bob Fioretti called for hearings on what data the city is collecting and to what end.

Roscoe Village »

Western-Belmont Overpass to be Demolished in 2015

The overpass will be replaced by a grade-level intersection, which some say will increase congestion.

Downtown »

Crime Stats Called Into Question by Council Progressives

Ald. Scott Waguespack is submitting a resolution calling for hearings on the accuracy of crime stats.

Downtown »

Chicago E-Bikes Will Get Rules for the Road if Ordinance Passes

Aldermen Joe Moreno and Scott Waguespack seek to clarify powered bicycles' place on the streets.

Downtown »

Paid Sunday Parking Coming Back to Some Areas Under Mayor's Proposal

Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed an extensive list of areas where parking would no longer be free.

Downtown »

Strip-Club Changes Allowing Liquor Blamed on Rahm

Ald. Scott Waguespack said his original ordinance was "warped" by the Mayor's Office.

Downtown »

Mental Heath Clinics Need Support, Say Council Progressives

Aldermen called on the Department of Public Health to draw on new funding sources.

Downtown »

Moscow Sister City Ties Snipped by Council Committee Over Crimea Conflict

The move is meant to punish "brazen Putinesque Russian aggression" in Ukraine.