Ald. Patrick O’Connor

A plane arrives at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

City Council Committee Backs Expanding O’Hare Noise Commission

The City Council Aviation Committee has recommended the 40th Ward have a representative on the O’Hare Noise Compatibility Commission.

09/03/2014

Chicago Parking Meter (CBS)

24 Aldermen Rush To Support Mayor’s Proposed Parking Meter Changes

After facing vociferous backlash from residents over the hated parking meter lease, two dozen Chicago aldermen have rushed to support the Emanuel administration’s agreement with the parking meter firm to offer free Sunday parking, as part of a series of proposed changes to the 75-year deal.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2013

A digital billboard along the Kennedy Expressway in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

City Council OKs Mayor’s Digital Billboard Plan

The Chicago City Council has approved a 20-year deal to place 34 digital billboards on city property along local expressways and tollways.

CBS Chicago–12/12/2012

Ald. Jackson Absent From Final City Budget Vote

Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th) — who reportedly is under investigation for possible improper campaign finance activities along with her husband, Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. – did not show up for the City Council’s final budget vote on Thursday, two days after the congressman was released from the Mayo Clinic.

11/15/2012

Maggie Daley discusses her breast cancer diagnosis in 2002. (Credit: CBS)

City Council Pays Tribute To Maggie Daley

Two months after her death, former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley was honored by the City Council.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

Jackie Granlund

Woman Blaming City For Injuries From Fallen Tree

During a major storm last month that brought heavy rain and two tornadoes to the Chicago area, one woman was trapped in her car for several minutes after a large tree limb came crashing down on the car just feet away from her home.

CBS 2–07/12/2011

Ald. Patrick O'Connor

Ald. Pat O’Connor’s Star Rising In City Council

Ald. Patrick O’Connor (40th), who is close to new Mayor Rahm Emanuel, will be a key player as the City Council reorganization moves forward.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

Coyote

Coyotes Spotted Again In Budlong Woods

Residents of the Budlong Woods neighborhood are being warned about coyotes in the area.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2011