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West Rogers Park »

Bernard Stone Dead at 87, Alderman Represented 50th Ward for 38 Years

Stone served on the City Council from 1973 until being unseated in 2011.

Bucktown »

Los Recuerdos, Recently Troubled Club, Shutters After 29 Years in Bucktown

The city revoked the club's license last Monday; the owners are trying to find a new tenant.

Downtown »

Rahm's Contributions From Pension Managers Draw Flak From Aldermen

The mayor's political spokesman responded that the contributions are "fully compliant with the law."

Logan Square »

Elise Doody-Jones, Former Ald. Moreno Volunteer, to Challenge Waguespack

Doody-Jones resigned from her role as treasurer of 1st Ward First earlier this month.

Downtown »

Red-Light Cameras Reliable but 'Historically' Mismanaged, Officials Admit

Transportation Commissioner Rebekah Scheinfeld blamed shorter yellow lights on electrical fluctuations.

Downtown »

Rahm Says 2015 Budget 'Touches Every Part of the City'

But critics attacked it as "election-year fluff" with no real content.

Downtown »

'Political Shenanigans' Block Referendum on Elected School Board, Ald. Says

The Rules Committee hastily passed three new referendums for the February municipal election.

Downtown »

Progressives to Take Fight for Elected School Board to Council Floor

Aldermen John Arena and Scott Waguespack will use a parliamentary move at Wednesday's council meeting.

Bucktown »

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

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

Bucktown »

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.