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.
Two Chicago aldermen are holding a public forum Wednesday to hear residents concerns over proposed ward redistricting plans.
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.
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.
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.
Residents of the Lincoln Park neighborhood say they do not want a new grocery store to replace the old Lincoln Park Hospital.