Ald. Margaret Laurino

About 100 women from the Sauganash neighborhood walked along the Sauganash Trail on Sept. 5, 2013, in a show of solidarity after an attack on the trail a week before, and a second attack a few miles away on another walking trail. (Credit: CBS)

Women Stage Solidarity Walk After Attacks On Northwest Side

About 100 women walked on a trail in the Sauganash neighborhood Thursday morning, as a show of strength and unity, after an off-duty police officer who lives nearby fought off a would-be rapist last week.

09/05/2013

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Aldermen Concerned About Library Budget Cuts

Aldermen at Friday’s City Council budget hearings said they hope there’s some way to prevent the big cuts in Public Library staffing and hours proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

CBS Chicago–10/21/2011

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City Council Approves Ban On Texting While Biking

The City Council has approved a ban on texting or using a handheld phone while riding your bicycle.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Bicyclist

Alderman Seeks To Curb Cell Phone Use While Biking

Texting and driving has been a hot-button issue for years, and now, the Chicago City Council is going to take up distracted bicycle riding.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011