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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.

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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.

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Strip-Club Changes Allowing Liquor Blamed on Rahm

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

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Mental Heath Clinics Need Support, Say Council Progressives

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

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Moscow Sister City Ties Snipped by Council Committee Over Crimea Conflict

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

Logan Square »

Blue Line Reconstruction 'Not Going to be Easy,' Alderman Says

Train stations will be shut down some weekends, and the work will likely be loud, officials said.

Lincoln Park »

School Overcrowding, Crime are Challenges Facing Lincoln Park, Aldermen Say

The three aldermen who represent the area spoke at a "state of the neighborhood" lunch.

East Garfield Park »

Ald. Ervin Calls on Rep. Smith to Quit Race for General Assembly

The alderman called on incumbent Rep. Derrick Smith to drop out of the race.

Downtown »

Five-Year Housing Plan Accepted by Council Committee Over CHA Complaints

Ald. Scott Waguespack bemoaned the lack of oversight over the Chicago Housing Authority.

Logan Square »

LA Fitness Looks to Open Gym in Old Olympia Carpet Building

The fitness chain has obtained building permits to renovate the building.

Downtown »

Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Backed by Proposed Council Resolution

The resolution would call on the FCC to support a smartphone "kill switch" to deter thefts.

Roscoe Village »

On Reddit, Waguespack Answers 'Almost Anything'

The alderman fielded questions for more than two hours on Reddit Friday.

Lakeview »

City Broke Promise on 'Bad For Business' Free Sunday Parking, Aldermen Say

Free Sunday parking has reduced turnover of spaces, and business owners said they want it eliminated.

Wicker Park »

Ashland, Division and Milwaukee to Be Designated 'Polish Triangle'

The CTA Blue Line stop at Division Street could be renamed as well.

Bucktown »

Dog Park Closures Push Unleashed Pups and Their Poop to Human Parks

"I don't care how nice you think the dog is," Ald. Scott Waguespack says. "Get it on a leash."

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