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Latino Firefighters Bullied Into Taking Race-Based Promotions, They Say

But the Fire Department said race-based "out-of-rank promotions" shouldn't carry a negative stigma.

Belmont Cragin »

Ald. Santiago Aims to Return Community Voice to City Council

Ald. Milly Santiago said education remains "very important," despite diminishing resources at CPS.

Downtown »

Noble Move to Uptown 'Would Suck the Lifeblood' From Local Schools: Ald.

But supporters said move would offer more choice to families.

Chatham »

Ald. Roderick Sawyer Chosen To Lead City's Black Aldermen

Sixth Ward alderman pledges to hold mayor accountable to campaign pledges made to black community.

Downtown »

Independent Budget Office Finally Finds Its Head

Former state budget officer Ben Winick will be the City Council's first formal financial analyst.

Edgewater »

Proposed North Side Charter Schools 'Not Remotely' Needed, Principals Say

Principals from Lake View, Amundsen, Senn, Sullivan and Mather high schools banded together.

Chicago Lawn »

Rahm Says Viral Video of Sleeping Officer 'There For All to See' and Judge

But the mayor pointed to other viral images of officers shining bright in their neighborhoods.

Downtown »

Rahm to Riot Fest: Two Strikes and You're Out

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he expects Riot Fest organizers to learn from their mistakes in Humboldt Park.

Uptown »

Chicago Asian Americans Headed to Springfield to Fight Rauner Budget Cuts

The state would cut funding for translation services under Rauner's budget, according to a report.

River North »

Police Supt. McCarthy Insists 'We Can Do Better' on Community Policing

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy called it "the most challenging time for policing in this nation's history."

Norwood Park »

Medical Marijuana Clinic Proposed Near Superdawg Draws Fire

City officials are scheduled to decide whether to allow the dispensary to open May 28.

Humboldt Park »

Riot Fest Moved to Douglas Park After Tensions in Humboldt

The September punk rock fest has been in Humboldt Park for three years.

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