Ald. Michele Smith Praises Cmdr. Bauer's Work, Ideas About Youth CrimeOne North Side alderman is mourning 18th District Commander Paul Bauer and praising his work and his ideas about youth crime.
Ald. Smith Asks Residents To Go To Court To Help Fight CrimeA 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.
Lincoln Park Residents Furious About Likely Ward SplitTwo Chicago aldermen are holding a public forum Wednesday to hear residents concerns over proposed ward redistricting plans.
Smith Declares Victory In 43rd WardIn 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.
Napping Worker Among Problems At Polling PlacesElection 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.
Smith, Egan To Battle For Lincoln Park's 43rd WardNine 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.
Residents Protest Plan For Old Lincoln Park HospitalResidents of the Lincoln Park neighborhood say they do not want a new grocery store to replace the old Lincoln Park Hospital.