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North Center »

Damen Resurfacing From Diversey to Belmont Set to Start Friday

Resurfacing on Damen from Diversey and Belmont is expected to start Friday and last through May.

Downtown »

$1.5 Billion in Unpaid Tickets Could Be Huge Cash Cow for Chicago

The debt owed for unpaid parking, red-light and speed camera tickets far exceeds that in N.Y. and L.A.

The Loop »

Chuy Vows to Exhaust All Options Before Raising Taxes if Elected Mayor

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's campaign accused Jesus "Chuy" Garcia of "stonewalling" and offering "zero" details.

Downtown »

Chuy Picks Up Progressive Endorsements, as Wilson Holds Out

Before Tuesday's election, Willie Wilson said he would endorse the mayor "under no circumstances."

Wicker Park »

1st, 2nd, 32nd Ward Races Off to Slow Start, Wicker Fieldhouse Open 'Til 8

Many voters were disappointed at the empty polls and low turnout.

Lakeview »

Voters Brave Cold, Wind to Vote in 44th, 46th, 32nd, 47th Wards

Lakeview voters said they showed up with hopes of a mayoral runoff and a change in the 44th ward.

Logan Square »

Council Seats Up for Grabs in 26th, 35th, 1st, 27th, 30th, 31st, 32nd Wards

The aldermanic races for wards largely covering Logan Square and Humboldt Park will be settled Tuesday.

Lakeview »

Students to Question 32nd, 43rd Ward Candidates in Last Debate

Alcott College Prep is hosting a candidate forum organized by students Tuesday night.

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.