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Ald. Latasha Thomas

Cell Phone Camera

Aldermen Move To Ban “Upskirt” Photos

Ald. Latasha Thomas (17th) said technology makes such invasions of privacy much easier.

04/03/2014

City Hall

City Expands Assault Weapons Ban, Hikes Penalties For Gun Crimes Near Schools

By a unanimous vote, Chicago aldermen approved two new gun control laws on Wednesday, at a special City Council meeting called by the mayor.

07/17/2013

Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about the Chicago teachers' strike at City Hall, following a City Council meeting on Sept. 12, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Mayor Not Prepared To File Legal Challenge To Teachers’ Strike

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was standing firm Wednesday on the two biggest roadblocks in the Chicago teachers’ strike–teacher evaluations and principals’ discretion over teacher hiring–but said he’s not willing to use a possible legal hammer to force an end to the strike, at least not yet.

CBS 2–09/12/2012

City Council Chambers

City Council Praises NATO Summit, Honors Police

Chicago aldermen at a City Council meeting Wednesday added their voices to the chorus singing praises of the NATO Summit and everyone connected with it.

WBBM Newsradio–06/06/2012

Rahm Emanuel Taxes

Owe A Fine? City May Target Tax Refunds To Pay Them

The City of Chicago is targeting state tax returns to recoup some of the millions of dollars in unpaid parking and red-light camera tickets.

02/14/2012