Ald. Mell Reflects On Decades In PoliticsRetiring Chicago Alderman Dick Mell says his falling out with son-in-law Rod Blagojevich and the former Illinois governor's imprisonment for corruption continue to weigh heavily on him.
Longtime Ald. Dick Mell RetiresMayor Rahm Emanuel has accepted veteran Ald. Dick Mell’s resignation.
City Council Panel OKs Revised Speed Camera PlanFor the second time in as many days, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has softened his stance on a controversial issue.
Is Progress Being Made On City Council Remap Effort? MaybeEfforts to resolve differences over a new Aldermanic ward map broke down along racial lines Thursday, but top City Council officials say they're hopeful they can reach agreement on a new plan floated this afternoon.
Report: Ald. Mell Gets Into Heated, Racially-Tinged Argument At City HallA published report is shedding light on a reported angry confrontation recently at City Hall.