20th Ward

West Woodlawn Shooting

Report: Neighbors Frustrated As Crime Spikes In Wards Near Dangerous Areas

Violence has become not just a problem for Chicago’s most dangerous areas, but the adjoining neighborhoods as well.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2012

City Hall

Back Of The Yards Residents Want One Alderman, Not Five

Community activists in the Back of the Yards neighborhood says they’re not asking for much. They want one alderman.

WBBM Newsradio–11/13/2011

Willie Cochran, Che "Rhymefest" Smith

20th Ward Candidates Seek To Sway Voters

Ald. Willie Cochran (20th) is trying to show his support is rising as he faces a re-election challenge from a high-profile challenger.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2011

Willie Cochran, Che "Rhymefest" Smith

Cochran To Face Rapper Rhymefest In 20th Ward

Incumbent Willie Cochran will face a Grammy Award-winning rapper in a runoff election April 5 in the South Side’s 20th Ward.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011