43rd Ward

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Ald. Smith Asks Residents To Go To Court To Help Fight Crime

A North Side alderman is making a case for people becoming court advocates, by showing up in court in cases involving their community, no matter how “minor” the alleged crime.

WBBM Newsradio–08/15/2013

A huge blue sculpture went up on Oct. 28, 2011, outside a new home under construction in Lincoln Park. Some neighbors were worried the sculpture isn't safe. (Credit: CBS)

Lincoln Park Residents Furious About Likely Ward Split

Two Chicago aldermen are holding a public forum Wednesday to hear residents concerns over proposed ward redistricting plans.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2012

Michele Smith, Tim Egan

Smith Declares Victory In 43rd Ward

In a close race to succeed the outgoing Ald. Vi Daley in the Lincoln Park neighborhood’s 43rd Ward, Democratic ward committeeman Michele Smith appears to have emerged victorious.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Napping Worker Among Problems At Polling Places

Election officials were expecting very low turnout for Tuesday’s municipal elections. After the polls had closed at 7 p.m., only a handful of problems had been reported at polling places in Chicago and the suburbs.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

Michele Smith, Tim Egan

Smith, Egan To Battle For Lincoln Park’s 43rd Ward

Nine candidates ran to replace outgoing Ald. Vi Daley in the high-profile Lincoln Park neighborhood’s 43rd Ward, but now, the field has been narrowed to two candidates who have both run before.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011

Lincoln Park Hospital Protest

Residents Protest Plan For Old Lincoln Park Hospital

Residents of the Lincoln Park neighborhood say they do not want a new grocery store to replace the old Lincoln Park Hospital.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2010