Burke made the joke during a debate over a $38.75 million settlement involving red-light camera tickets.
At a rally in Ohio, the president called out Mayor Rahm Emanuel: "Better tell that mayor to get tough."
The first speaker to take advantage of the new public comment period was George Blakemore.
MAP: Here is where hate crimes have been reported in Chicago.
An Obama-era program to find ways to help teens avoid unwanted pregnancies will end two years early.
Most recently, a woman was shot and wounded in West Humboldt Park.
In 2016, 14,493 cellphones were reported lost or stolen in Chicago, officials said.
The winners in each of three categories will be announced Monday.
In June, the City Council agreed to pay $1.3 million to the family of a boy killed in a police chase.
Officials ignored pleas to drop plan to end Aviation officers' ability to call themselves police.
Park District officials questioned whether there's demand for three basketball facilities in two blocks.
The side guards protect crash victims from being run over by a large truck’s rear wheels.
The city will also test the impact of a poison designed to make rodents infertile, official said.
The City Council is expected to approve the settlement Wednesday.
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