CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

7th Ward

New 7th Ward Ald. Natashia Holmes. (CBS)

IDOT Worker Picked To Replace Jackson As 7th Ward Alderman

A onetime Illinois Department of Transportation employee has been chosen by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to replace Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th).

02/11/2013

Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th) speaks to reporters at City Hall, where she attended her first City Council committee meeting since her husband, Jesse Jackson Jr., resigned from Congress. (Credit: CBS)

42 Applicants So Far To Replace Sandi Jackson In 7th Ward

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office has so far received 42 applications for the vacancy in the 7th Ward following the resignation of Sandi Jackson.

01/25/2013

Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th) speaks to reporters at City Hall, where she attended her first City Council committee meeting since her husband, Jesse Jackson Jr., resigned from Congress. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Begins Search For Jackson Successor

Mayor Emanuel says he’s accepting online applications for a successor to Sandi Jackson as alderman of the 7th Ward, but the wife of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has her own ideas.

01/17/2013

Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th) speaks to reporters at City Hall, where she attended her first City Council committee meeting since her husband, Jesse Jackson Jr., resigned from Congress. (Credit: CBS)

Sandi Jackson’s Resignation Takes Effect Today

South Side Ald. Sandi Jackson’s resignation takes effect on Tuesday.

01/15/2013

Ald. Sandi Jackson discusses her husband U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s treatment for depression and gastrointestinal issues. (Credit: CBS)

Constituents Weigh In On Sandi Jackson’s Absentee Record

The Alderman has the highest absentee rate in the council and has recently missed the all important annual budget meeting.

11/27/2012

A culex tarsalis female mosquito that was caught in a trap will be tested for the presence of the West Nile virus. (Photo by Jeff Topping/Getty Images)

City To Spray For West Nile For Next 2 Days

The City of Chicago is taking action Tuesday and Wednesday, in hopes of minimizing Chicagoans’ chances of getting the West Nile virus.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2012

The 7200 block of South Phillips Avenue was still waiting for its first plow on Friday, two days after the last snowfall of February 2011's blizzard. (Credit: CBS)

Sanitation Boss In Trouble Over Poor Snow Removal

A South Side sanitation boss is in trouble for failing to deliver snow removal to residents of his ward.

CBS Chicago–02/08/2011