Moreno, Housing Activists Seek To Move CHA Overhaul PlanSeveral Aldermen and housing advocates were pushing for action on a proposed ordinance that would give the City Council direct oversight over the Chicago Housing Authority.
Alderman Wants Crackdown On Building-Mounted Satellite DishesAld. Ray Suarez (31st) thinks home satellite dishes are an eyesore on Chicago’s skyline, and wants to make city property owners move them away from the fronts of buildings.
City Urging High-Rise Owners To Make Fire Safety Upgrades NowAfter a 32-year-old woman was killed in a fire at a high-rise apartment building in Lakeview, city officials have been trying to figure out how much progress other high rises are making toward installing updated fire safety systems.
Black, Hispanic Aldermen Urge Quinn To Support Gambling PlanA coalition of black and Hispanic alderman urged Governor Pat Quinn on Wednesday to immediately sign legislation that would bring a casino to Chicago, but the governor made it clear he won't do that, repeating his concerns about protections against mob influence.
Countdown Signals For Red Light Cameras?Drivers in Chicago could soon have a few more seconds to slow down and avoid tickets from red light cameras.