Carrie Austin

Chicago Police. (Credit: CBS)

Aldermen Call For Answers On Possible Rape Kit Backlog

Two Chicago aldermen plan to ask a City Council committee to investigate if there is a backlog of unprocessed rape kits involving Chicago sexual assaults.

07/27/2015

Taxi

Aldermen Want $1 Cab Surcharge To Help Budget

Chicago taxicab riders would pay a $1-a-ride surcharge, but the $70 million raised from the fee would go to the city budget, under a surprise plan proposed Wednesday by a pair of influential aldermen.

11/17/2010