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