Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Mayor Emanuel told a reporter he has a long history dating back to his early White House days of using cigarette taxes to pay for healthcare.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s argument for stiffer firearms sentences is bolstered by a new study showing gun possession offenders placed on probation are more likely to get re-arrested for murder than other felons, his police superintendent says.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said “the world will watch the endurance of the human spirit” at Sunday’s Chicago Marathon – the first major marathon after last spring’s bombings in Boston.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the city will not raise property, sales, or gasoline taxes to balance next year’s budget, but he was mum about which – if any – taxes might go up.
The big retailer Target is opening its latest store on property that was once a part of the CHA’s Cabrini Green Housing Development, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is exploring the possibility of raising the city’s tax on amusements, cigarettes, liquor and personal property lease transactions to chip away at a $338.7 million budget shortfall, City Hall sources said Friday.
To help close a huge budget gap, Mayor Emanuel is planning to temporarily put a hold on hiring non-essential personnel reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the 2013 “Taste of Chicago” turned a profit for the first time since 2007.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was in Rogers Park on Friday, to celebrate the latest of his administration’s makeovers of neighborhood parks.
Mayor Emanuel is deflecting suggestions from *some* Chicago Aldermen who want to increase the City’s police force to deal with continuing gun violence, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The dispute stemmed from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision not to pay officers time-and-a-half overtime pay.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Emanuel spoke at a graduation ceremony at Navy Pier for more than 120 new Chicago Police officers today. He told the new officers and their families that their work needs support […]
How are Chicago officials handling the fallout? Very carefully, reports CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
New school aimed at easing overcrowding at two existing schools in East Side neighborhood, but parents worry existing schools won’t get needed repairs, upgrades.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced he’s seeking a record-breaking fifth term in office, and for the moment, he’s running without any opposition.
“When Karen was ill, I sent her a note to say ‘I wish you well. I wish you a happy, healthy new year as well,’ and that I look forward to – when she feels better – to actually have a good conversation,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said.
One of the most widely used streets on the South Side could be in for a big change.
After defending the city’s nationwide image when it comes to violent crime while appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman on Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he believes Chicagoans can see the progress the city has made, and know how much culture the city has to offer.
Mayor Emanuel confirms that, even though he’s officially reappointing the City’s Inspector General to another four-year-term, both men have agreed that he’ll only stay around for another year, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
As part of the city’s strategy to eliminate so-called “food deserts” in Chicago, City Hall has reached an agreement with Whole Foods to bring an 18,000-square-foot grocery store in the Englewood neighborhood.