Ald. Emma Mitts

Photo Of Mammography Room (Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Women Urge City To Keep Mammogram Program Open

A group of female Chicago aldermen, health care workers, and breast cancer survivors launched a campaign Thursday, to urge the Chicago Department of Public Health to halt plans to close the program that provides mammograms to thousands of women every year.

10/10/2013

City Hall

City Council OKs $32.75 Million In Settlements In Police Misconduct Suits

Alderman expressed outrage Thursday, even as they unanimously approved nearly $33 million in settlements of two high-profile lawsuits alleging police misconduct.

WBBM Newsradio–01/17/2013

Some Chicago aldermen are urging Chicago Public Schools to institute a new dress code that could stop students from wearing pants so saggy that their underwear shows. (Credit: CBS)

Aldermen Urging Schools To Ban Saggy Pants

Some Chicago aldermen want the Chicago Public Schools to consider mandating uniforms for students, as a way to eliminate the problem of teenage boys who wear their pants hanging low.

05/30/2012

Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis (Chicago Police Department)

McCarthy: ‘Significant Leads’ In Murder Of Off-Duty Cop

Chicago police officers went door-to-door in the Austin neighborhood on Wednesday, urging local residents to speak out about what they might know about the murder of an off-duty police officer last week.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

(Credit: CBS 2)

Aldermen: Look To Depression-Era Programs To Boost Employment

A pair of Chicago aldermen are suggesting the past may provide a path to future employment, for millions of young men and women who still cannot find jobs.

WBBM Newsradio–09/01/2011

handcuffs

Community Leaders Try To Offseet Teen Arrests With Programs

More than 27,000 youths were arrested in Chicago last year, a new report says. CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman talks with community leaders about their efforts to help young people.

06/24/2011

Chicago Wal-Mart Supercenter

Chicago Alderman To New Yorkers: Wal-Mart Is A ‘Boon’

As controversy heats up over a possible Wal-Mart store in New York City, an alderman from the West Side of Chicago is telling New Yorkers that Wal-Mart is a “boon.”

CBS Chicago–01/14/2011