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17 min ago | Chicago Tribune
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's point person on Chicago Public Schools is leaving City Hall today to join the Joyce Foundation, a nonprofit that pushes for education reform in the Midwest.
4 hrs ago | CBS Local
Six aldermen want the City Council to encourage non-profits in Chicago to house and support migrant children who have fled violence in Central America and crossed the border into the U.S. WBBM Newsradio's John Cody reports Ald.
5 hrs ago | WBEZ-FM Chicago
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration is leaving a West Side police commander in his post despite an April recommendation by the city's Independent Police Review Authority that his police powers be stripped.
9 hrs ago | Chicago Reader
Aldermen are poised to sign off Wednesday on a mayoral proposal that would increase the fines for those convicted of illegal graffiti -even though one of the measure's chief sponsors says that such fines are rarely collected.
Illinois' most high-profile Democrats have pushed in recent months to increase the minimum wage - but experts have offered mixed opinions on whether they will actually be successful, considering the looming election season.
Aldermen have approved a plan to hike the city's monthly 911 surcharge on phone bills by 56 percent to help shore up the city's pension funds, and avoid a property tax hike before next year's elections.
Today's Chicago City Council meeting pregame could feature a showdown between aldermen and the watchdog who is supposed to investigate them.
Emanuel. "Crime in our city will not be tolerated, and to provide a secure, comfortable experience on the CTA, we have invested heavily in security technology and strengthened our crime-fighting approach, which has led to a safer CTA."
In some ways, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Karen Lewis, the fiery president of the Chicago Teachers Union, are very much alike - profane, tough, outspoken, unapologetic.
Activist N'Dana Carter says she still wants a hearing to discuss the impact of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's decision to shutter mental health clinics.
"As Mayor, Jane Byrne didn't just blaze a new trail for women in politics. She blazed a new trail forward to a better future for the entire City of Chicago.
Everyone with a phone billed to a Chicago address would be hit with a fee increase by Oct. 1, under a measure endorsed today by the City Council Finance Committee.
Hillary Clinton first opened the can of worms on her sizable wealth during the first interview of her book tour on June 9. Nearly two months later, Clinton is still being asked about it and tells Fusion that she regrets telling ABC's Diane Sawyer that her family was 'dead broke' when they left the White House in 2001.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that the Fraternal Order of Police filed an injunction Monday in Cook County Circuit Court.
JULY 26: Mourners walk with a caisson carrying the remains of Eleven-year-old Shamiya Adams to her grave in Forest Home Cemetery on July 26, 2014 in Forest Park, Illinois.
Several unions and political organizations in Chicago are forming a group aimed at supporting progressive political candidates, according to the Chicago Sun-Times .
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 01:46 pm
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