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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.

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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.

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.