WBBM Political editor Craig Dellimore reports red light cameras got a lot of play during the debate, with Alderman Bob Fioretti calling for a moratorium.
Just ahead of Wednesday’s televised debate, campaign officials with two of Chicago’s mayoral candidates are arguing about a clandestine leak of information about another debate Thursday, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Advocates for the poor are blasting Governor Bruce Rauner for ending contracts for social services programs that they say were just getting started, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel side-stepped reports about his political fundraising practices, while making his own points about ethics reform.
The beauty of the city’s response is in the eye of the beholder, especially in an election year.
Some Illinois lawmakers want to take legislative steps to thwart the kind of big severance deals like the one given to an outgoing suburban college president, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challengers addressed the city’s budget and crippling pension debt in their second formal debate on Friday, and the mayor left the door open just a tiny bit on a possible property tax hike.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has backed the idea of installing countdown signals at every intersection in Chicago that has a red light camera, so drivers don’t have to slam on the brakes to avoid a ticket.
In light of a new study showing Illinois lagging in efforts to help fight poverty, advocates were hoping state officials rededicate themselves to the task.
The candidates for mayor squared off in the first of five debates on Tuesday, when they met with the Chicago Tribune editorial board.
A new poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel holding a solid, but not comfortable, lead over his nearest competitor in next month’s election.
Chicago Alderman and mayoral candidate Bob Fioretti today raised the mugging of Mayor Emanuel’s son as a campaign issue, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The other candidates for mayor are shrugging off the latest boosts for incumbent Rahm Emanuel’s re-election campaign, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
A medical industry technology company is expanding its operations here in Chicago, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The suburban commuter rail agency is considering allowing small pets on weekends on the Rock Island Line, with some conditions.
Cash-strapped mayoral hopeful William “Dock” Walls says his campaign is going strong, and getting stronger in race pitting four challengers against Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
There’s a new proposals for stiffer requirement before the city of Chicago installs any new red light cameras, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Among other things, the Chicago City Council on Wednesday is expected to approve an ordinance aimed at protecting the tenants of apartment buildings whose landlords chronically fail to address serious building code violations.
Several 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.
Mayor Emanuel has laid out what he says will be his crime-fighting plan for his second term, if city voters give him one, reports WBBM’s Political Editor Craig Dellimore.