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22 min ago | City of Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today named Felicia Davis Commissioner of the Department of Buildings.
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3 hrs ago | City of Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Divvy, Chicago's bike-share system, launched a new website today to solicit suggestions and feedback from Chicagoans on the locations for the 175 new Divvy stations scheduled to be added to the system in 2014.
4 hrs ago | City of Chicago
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today accepted the Visionary Elected Leader Award from the African American Tobacco Leadership Council for his efforts to curb the use of flavored tobacco products and e-cigarettes among Chicago's youth.
4 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, listens as Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy speaks at a news conference surrounded by the members of families affected by gun violence Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Chicago.
8 hrs ago | NBC Chicago
The Chicago Transit Authority is holding two public meetings this week to gather input on the agency's environmental assessment for the proposed Bus Rapid Transit on Ashland Avenue .
Mayor Rahm Emanuel likes to talk about his city as a thriving center of commerce and a modern transportation hub.
This Sept. 10, 2012 file photo shows Chicago teachers walk walking a picket line outside a school in Chicago, after they went on strike for the first time in 25 years.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to ban e-cigarettes wherever smoking is prohibited - and snuff out the sale to minors - ran into a dark cloud of opposition Monday, forcing the mayor to settle for the weaker of two ordinances designed to curb teen smoking.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker loves to contrast Illinois' fiscal woes with Wisconsin's in-the-black status and took to the Chicago Tribune's editorial pages to make his point that the state of Illinois and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel could use a dose of Walker's budget medicine.
Five-Year Plan Calls for Creating a Pipeline for Computer Science in Elementary School and for every High School to Offer a Computer Science Pathway On the first day of Computer Science Education Week, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CEO Barbara Byrd Bennett announced the most comprehensive K-12 computer science education plan in a major school district.
There was a time when Rahm Emanuel thought it was smarter to move forward with small health care steps, but he was overruled by President Obama and his brother Zeke Emanuel.
Over the summer, the Chicago Board of Education held a vote whether to shut 54 schools.
He helped Mayor Rahm Emanuel get his job, helped former Gov. Rod Blagojevich lose his job and helped Cicero Town President Larry Dominick keep his job.
Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel , a bioethicist and architect of President Obama's health care law, offered a somewhat novel explanation for Mr. Obama's now-debunked promise that if people liked their doctors and health insurance plans, they could keep them under the law.
Juan Rangel stepped down as CEO of the influential United Neighborhood Organization, which administers 16 charter schools in Chicago and is currently under federal investigation.
The new head of Chicago's FBI office said Monday he'll look for ways his agents can do more to help stem homicide rates and other violent crimes in the nation's third-largest city, though he added it's not yet clear what more the FBI can do that it's not already doing.