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A customer purchases an AK-47 style rifle for about $1200 at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012 in Tinley Park, Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Coalition Of Mayors Calls For Stricter Gun Control Laws

Spurred by the Newtown school shooting massacre, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was leading a coalition of Chicago area mayors in a renewed drive for stronger gun control laws.

CBS Chicago–12/20/2012

A ComEd truck parked behind a home after storms caused power outages on June 21, 2011.  (Credit: CBS)

Suburban Mayor, ComEd Officials Meet To Discuss Storm Outage Response

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl met Friday with representatives from ComEd to discuss the utility company’s response to power outages last week and again from Thursday night.

07/02/2011

An image from the Tilted Kilt website (Tiltedkilt.com)

Evanston Scotches Tilted Kilt Plan Over ‘Community Standards’

Evanston’s mayor says the Tilted Kilt pub chain and its scantily clad servers aren’t really a fit for the north suburb.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2011