Mayor Rahm Emanuel
The City Council gave final approval Wednesday to an ordinance banning pet shops from buying their animals from so-called “puppy mills” and similar places.
The stadium that’s home to the Chicago Bears has a capacity of 61,500 people for football games and 63,500 for other events.
Students at Chicago Public Schools begin taking the ISAT exam this week, but many teachers are refusing to administer the test, and many parents say they won’t let their kids take part.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Friday he’ll know better than to bet against Chicago’s kids, after he ended up having to eat his words when he challenged them to read 2 million books last summer.
McCarthy acknowledged it took several months after he took over the Police Department in 2011 to see how splintered street gangs had become.
The mayor said the city will step up pothole filling efforts to make sure the buses have smooth streets on which to drive.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Gov. Pat Quinn traveled to the White House on Tuesday, where President Barack Obama formally announced Chicago has been selected as the home of a new $320 million digital manufacturing hub.
News that a national, digital manufacturing laboratory will be built in Chicago offers hope that the city’s once-strong manufacturing sector can be rebuilt into a powerhouse of the 21st Century.
The Chicago Plan Commission has given its approval for the hotly-disputed proposal for a $300 million redevelopment of the old Children’s Memorial Hospital site, over objections from Lincoln Park residents.
Chicago public employees and retirees have been descending on Springfield on Wednesday for a rally to protest the state’s new pension reform law.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Emanuel cut the ribbon to open the 106th edition off the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place. Emanuel said this is the largest Auto Show to take place in Chicago since […]
Taxi companies and drivers have sued the city of Chicago, claiming newly proposed regulations for competing ride-sharing companies don’t go far enough, and alleging the city has allowed an “unlawful taxi caste system” to emerge.
In the blink of an eye, the Chicago City Council today authorized nearly a billion dollars in borrowing and more and Mayor Emanuel is defending the move.
CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.
Mayor Emanuel stopped by the Office of Emergency Communications at noon Saturday to thank city workers for keeping the city moving during the storm.
Although the city of Chicago has spent the vast majority of its budget for salting and plowing roads, because of an especially brutal winter, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said City Hall has the money to keep handling what Mother Nature throws our way.
The youth violence that has too often drawn a national spotlight on Chicago has taken a significant dip, a new analysis shows.
The long-running dispute between the Cubs and rooftop club owners standing in the way of a $500 million plan to renovate Wrigley Field and develop the land around it will be resolved in the courts — not at the bargaining table.
Defense attorney Sarah Gelsomino told the jury that her clients don’t represent a terrorism case. “Not even close,” she said, arguing that prosecutors have exaggerated the defendants’ actions.
As Mayor Rahm Emanuel prepared to introduce a five-year housing plan to the City Council on Wednesday, some aldermen and housing activists were urging the administration to halt what they see as a loss of public housing in Chicago.