Uptown »

Clarendon Park Security Returning After Gang Complaints, Alderman Says

Security cuts at the park had gang members "growing bolder," one community leader said.

Uptown »

Another Argyle Sign Coming to Uptown as Part of Area Makeover

A large vertical sign is the latest effort to beautify an Asian community in Uptown.

Jefferson Park »

45th Ward Projects Vying for Share of $1 Million to be Highlighted at Expos

Ald. John Arena has put his discretionary budget up to a vote. Three meetings will detail the options.

Downtown »

Obama Presidential Library in Chicago: Rahm Promises Competitive Bid

The mayor testified on behalf of a state bill that would set aside $100 million for the library.

The Loop »

CPS Students Urge Curbs on Suspensions, Expulsions During Downtown March

Students and a legal group backed state legislation setting limits on school disciplinary measures.

Wicker Park »

Rand Paul to Visit Wicker Park School Next Week

The U.S. senator will join in a discussion about Illinois education at Josephinum Academy.

Downtown »

Plastic Bag Ban Vote Delayed by Council Committee

Ald. George Cardenas put off a vote on Ald. Joe Moreno's proposed bag ban until next week.

River North »

Ald. Fioretti Rips Rahm on Schools, Crime, Clinic Closures

Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd) said he plans to announce soon whether he'll run for mayor.

North Center »

Ald. Pawar Kicks off Re-election Bid, Says 'Maybe' to Future Mayoral Run

Pawar is seeking a second term representing the 47th Ward, but this time he's no longer an outsider.

Near West Side »

City Police Officer Running for Mayor Says He'd Fire McCarthy, Byrd-Bennett

Frederick Collins, a 21-year veteran in the Near West District, plans to announce his candidacy Sunday.

West Loop »

Uber Rallies Voters Against Pro-Taxi Bill, Recruits Cabbies to Convert

But taxi backers won in the state House as ride-sharing firms vowed to take the fight to the Senate.

Uptown »

'Strike for America' Uptown Writer's Take on 2012 Teachers Strike

The book examines the events leading to the strike, analyzes the showdown and looks toward the future.

Downtown »

New Ride-Sharing Plan Floated by Mayor Targets 'Surge' Pricing

But the proposed compromise aggravated both cab companies and ride-sharing firms.

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.

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