Chicago Aldermen are considering an ordinance that would ban police and others from using chokeholds to subdue suspects, reports WBBM’s Craig Dellimore.
Right now, motorists use gasoline that contains 10 percent corn-based ethanol. The ordinance would require a pump dispensing 15 percent ethanol.
The City Council’s embattled Inspector General says workers in nearly half of Chicago’s aldermanic offices have been caught doing political work on the taxpayer’s time.
More than a month after a month-long teachers strike in Waukegan, tempers were still flaring at a City Council meeting, with one alderman calling teachers “lazy” for not removing solidarity ribbons they placed around Waukegan during their walkout.
Chicago Aldermen are recommending passage of a requirement to force companies doing bonds business with the City to disclose the diversity of their work forces, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The City Council Housing Committee is recommending full approval of an ordinance that would make it more expensive to turn single room occupancy hotels into market-rate units, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
You can still order one shot, one bourbon and one beer at Naperville bars, but you might need to get your order in a little earlier, thanks to new regulations.
Elgin police officers were in Puerto Rico this week to recruit and administer entrance exams for about 150 prospective cadets. It’s part of a wide-range recruitment effort to bring more diversity to a department that is 80 percent white in a town where the population is 44 percent Hispanic.
Chicago aldermen have taken a step towards getting rid of their own, controversial, inspector general and handing oversight over to the City Inspector General Joseph Ferguson, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
City attorney Leslie Darling told committee members Monday videotape shows Jianqing Klyzek resisting arrest and an officer striking her after she was handcuffed. Darling said comments made by police could inflame a jury.
Chicago aldermen are recommending the City pay $1.25 million to the family of a man shot to death by police, allegedly while fleeing.
The Cubs’ plan is moving forward as they hoped.
Chicago aldermen have given preliminary approval to a measure allowing guns to be sold within the city as a federal court has ordered.
Aldermen and advocates have introduced an ordinance to ensure that uniforms for City of Chicago Employees are not produced in sweatshops, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Although the state already makes it a felony to use a video device to shoot “upskirt” images of women, the City Council on Wednesday also made the already illegal practice subject to a $500 fine.
The City Council is going to take another look at how the Administration divides up the money that the Aldermen control for street projects in their wards.
The Chicago City Council’s Health and Environment Committee has given preliminary approval to a partial ban on retailers using those flimsy and ubiquitous plastic bags.
Chicago Helicopter Express wants the city’s OK for what would begin as a private heliport that would launch 20 takeoffs per day.
The Chicago City Council’s Licensing Committee has approved of a measure aimed at keeping pet stores from selling animals raised in inhumane conditions.
A Chicago City Council hearing is pitting traditional taxi cab companies against unregulated shared ride services that passengers summon through smart-phone apps.