Ald. Ricardo Munoz

Potholes

Alderman Takes Matters Into His Own Hands To Fill Potholes

CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley the city’s so slow to fill the potholes, 22nd Ward Alderman Rick Munoz is taking matters, and a shovel, into his own hands.

09/24/2014

Water Department

2 Investigator Dave Savini Comes To Aid Of Neighborhood

CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini was in the 22nd Ward recently, working on a story and doing what he does best: chasing bad guys and making them nervous.

07/25/2014

City Hall

Aldermen Form Caucus To Push For Reform Agenda

Several members of the Chicago City Council said Tuesday they’ll be speaking out and pushing hard to reform City Hall, which could put them at odds with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and some of their colleagues.

WBBM Newsradio–03/12/2013

City Hall

Aldermen Block Mayor’s Ethics Reforms, For Now

Mayor Rahm Emanuel suggested he was not all that concerned that aldermen had balked at his proposed ethics reforms for the City Council.

WBBM Newsradio–02/08/2013

Union workers gather outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office at City Hall on Nov. 9, 2012, to protest a move to replace union custodians at O'Hare International Airport with non-union workers, under a new contract with a different custodial firm. (Credit: CBS)

Aldermen Calling For Controversial O’Hare Janitorial Contract To Be Re-Bid

Some Chicago aldermen said Tuesday that the city’s janitorial contract at O’Hare International Airport should be rebid, over concerns about the layoffs the contract would mean for union janitors, as well as the company’s ties to mob figures.

WBBM Newsradio–12/11/2012

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

City Council ‘Progressive Caucus’ To Host 3 Public Hearings On Budget

Members of the Chicago City Council’s self-described “progressive caucus” said the mayor’s office isn’t giving residents enough of a chance to discuss the city budget, so they’ll hold more budget hearings of their own.

WBBM Newsradio–10/12/2012

Burglars stole an air conditioner, three computers, and a TV from the Southwest Side office of Ald. Ricardo Munoz (22nd) sometime on July 18 or 19. (Credit: CBS)

Burglars Hit Alderman’s Office, Steal Computers, TV, A/C Unit

A Chicago alderman’s office on the Southwest Side has been burglarized, and thieves made off with an air conditioner, three computers, and a TV.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2012

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy: Police Don’t Want To Block Wireless Signals During Summits

Supt. Garry McCarthy says there is no need to worry about police trying to block social media used by demonstrators expected during the upcoming NATO/G8 summits in May.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

Ald. Ricardo Munoz

Alderman Seeks To Keep Police From Blocking Wireless Signals During Summits

At the City Council meeting Wednesday, an alderman will propose police keep their hands off the controls of downtown cell phone signals during expected protests this spring.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012