To combat the rat problem in Chicago, one North Side ward is turning to alley cats.
Nothing could dampen Ald. Ameya Pawar’s enthusiasm over his first city council meeting –not even his inability to get into his City Hall office because it wasn’t quite ready.
The president of the 47th Ward Democratic Organization was arrested and charged Saturday morning with misdemeanor battery for allegedly striking a man in a bar on election night in February.
Northwestern University emergency management staffer Ameya Pawar defeated the handpicked candidate to replace Ald. Eugene Schulter (47th) Tuesday night.