Bridgeport »

Tominello Makes Heliport Cornerstone Issue of 11th Ward Campaign Kickoff

The union organizer blasted Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the 11th Ward leadership.

Downtown »

Obama's Name Dropped from Planned CPS High School

The mayor's office said the proposed school on the Near North Side would no longer be named after Obama.

Hyde Park »

Where Would U. of C. Put an Obama Library? South Siders Think They Know

The University of Chicago, one of four finalists for the library, will propose three sites for it.

Rogers Park »

Helicopters Deployed Over Rogers Park Streets as Police Boost Patrols

Ald. Joe Moore said Chicago Police are using helicopters as part of routine patrols to combat violence.

Downtown »

Mother of Roshad McIntosh Leads Protest Over Son's Killing by Police

As in Ferguson, Mo., protesters sought the name of the officer who shot and killed the teenager.

Bridgeport »

Union Organizer John Tominello to Run For 11th Ward Alderman

The Bridgeport resident, a retired court reporter, said he's a staunchly progressive Democrat.

Hyde Park »

Older Women's League Hosts Annual Potluck on Wednesday

Margaret Huyck, national president of the league, will be among the presenters for September Fest.

East Garfield Park »

Rahm Vows To Help Get All Homeless Veterans Off Streets By 2015

The federal government will pay most of the $5 million annual cost of the program.

Uptown »

Uptown Needs 'Community Forum' To Help Curb Violence, Alderman Says

After a Monday morning shooting left a young man dead, Ald. James Cappleman emailed residents.

Chicago »

Fioretti Aide, Stacey Pfingsten, Joins Crowded 2nd Ward Alderman Race

The Gold Coast resident has worked under Fioretti since 2012 and resigned from her job to campaign.

Hyde Park »

Obama Presidential Library Sites Narrowed: U of C, UIC Named as Finalists

Two Chicago universities are being considered as sites for the Obama Presidential Library.

South Loop »

Fioretti Running for Mayor: 'Chicago Needs a Change'

Fioretti, an outspoken critic of the mayor, becomes Emanuel's highest-profile opponent.

Bronzeville »

Dyett Seniors Demand Fair Treatment, Restored Resources

Dyett High School supporters said they'd met with a sympathetic Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but nothing changed.

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