A Chicago police officer was shot Saturday morning in the West Englewood neighborhood, officials said. Details were scarce, but the shooting happened about 8:40 a.m. in the 6500 block of South Winchester
CTU leaders say city ‘is trying to hustle us,’ despite Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s offer to attend bargaining talks to avoid possible
Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday said she’s willing to clear her schedule and personally sit at the bargaining table with the Chicago Teachers Union ahead of a strike authorization vote next week. Lightfoot
In the Chicago City Council of recent vintage, meetings were generally calm and predictable. The mayor lightly banged the gavel to keep decorum. Aldermen played their roles, mostly shifting in their seats.
I’m the mayor of Itasca.All my fellow residents and I want are the facts pertaining to how the Haymarket Center’s plans would affect our 8,700-person village. Everyone around us, including columnist Kristen
The Spin: Students march for climate | Bobby Rush, Danny Davis head Illinois Kamala Harris’ Illinois team | CTU says city
Thousands of students and activists are demonstrating throughout the country and the world today, calling attention to global climate change. The Loop was no exception. Carrying signs with slogans such
Proposal for on-site marijuana smoking licenses introduced, but alderman says it was a mistake and will be withdrawn and
Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s City Council floor leader said Thursday he plans to withdraw an ordinance laying out extensive rules and proposed licenses for businesses where people could smoke weed in Chicago
Chicago police supervisors will receive 10.5% raise over 5 years under new contract agreement with Mayor Lori
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the unions representing Chicago police supervisors have reached an agreement on contract terms that will give the department’s sergeants, lieutenants and captains a 10.5% raise
Mayor Lori Lightfoot continues budget town hall circuit with Southeast Side stop, promises to create city environmental
Mayor Lori Lightfoot promised to create an office of the environment during a budget town hall Thursday night held in one of the city’s most polluted wards. Responding to a woman who expressed concern
I’ve just pored through two dark summer dramas that should be must reads. They’re filled with tales of cannibalization, regional strife and conflict, horses, riverboats — and despair about the future.
Editorial: Recreational marijuana is coming to Chicago. Downtown pot shops should be part of the change.
Chicago neighborhoods have their corner groceries, dry cleaners and taprooms. Coming soon to select locations: the local weed shop, or more technically, a dispensary that sells recreational marijuana.
The Spin: Illinois fair sets record with help from Snoop Dogg, Reba McEntire | Chicago alderman says he’ll withdraw pot |
“It’s the bow to the wow ...” The Illinois State Fair made a boatload of money this year and drew thousands of people, thanks in part to the large draw for performers Snoop Dogg and Reba McEntire, officials
An architect and affordable housing developer will take one of the top positions at the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA). Angela Hurlock will leave her position as executive director at Claretian Associates
With cannabis poised to become legal in Illinois on January 1, 2020, Chicago lawmakers are ironing out rules that will govern the location of the city’s first recreational marijuana dispensaries. On Wednesday,
Happy Thursday, Illinois. Trump's Sharpie incident isn't the first nasty fight over weather forecasting. Finally catching up to this good history read. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot had her biggest public