Ald. Dick Mell
Retiring Chicago Alderman Dick Mell says his falling out with son-in-law Rod Blagojevich and the former Illinois governor’s imprisonment for corruption continue to weigh heavily on him.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has accepted veteran Ald. Dick Mell’s resignation.
For the second time in as many days, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has softened his stance on a controversial issue.
Efforts to resolve differences over a new Aldermanic ward map broke down along racial lines Thursday, but top City Council officials say they’re hopeful they can reach agreement on a new plan floated this afternoon.
A published report is shedding light on a reported angry confrontation recently at City Hall.