Ald. David Moore was punched early Sunday while investigating complaints of prostitution in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
In a statement Friday, David Moore said he decided to sign the permit after talking to the church’s neighbors and finding they support the event.
Some sleazy tactics have surfaced in at least one race for alderman on the South Side.
Dave Moore, 28, is charged with two felony counts of residential burglary, according to the Cook County Sheriff’s office. On Tuesday, he was ordered held on a $150,000 bond.
Four incumbent Chicago aldermen have lost their bids for another term, or were trailing late in the polls on Tuesday, including Bernie Stone (50th), the council’s oldest member.
As many as 10 sitting Chicago aldermen appear headed into one-on-one runoff elections in April and four more open aldermanic races are headed towards runoffs between the top two contenders.