Aldermen Push Back On Emanuel’s Tobacco Proposal During City Council HearingA proposal from Mayor Rahm Emanuel to crack down on cigarette sales to young people drew heavy criticism at a City Council hearing today, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
FULL VIDEO: Rahm Emanuel Says Rauner Not Showing 'Financial Leadership'Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel continued the political war of words over education policy for Chicago.
Emanuel: Rauner's CPS Takeover Talk Cost Schools More On Bond DealMayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday said Gov. Bruce Rauner should be ashamed of himself if he was trying to thwart the Chicago Public Schools’ $725 million borrowing plan this week by repeatedly pushing for a state takeover of the school system, and suggesting the district be allowed to file for bankruptcy.
Rauner: State Could Get Deal With Teachers If It Took Over Chicago Public SchoolsThe governor said the CTU “Big Bargaining Team” turning down a four-year contract offer from the district should serve as a wakeup call that it’s the teachers union calling the shots at CPS, not Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
City, Airlines Announce Details For $1.3 Billion O'Hare Infrastructre PlanA new $1.3 billion deal for a new runway was announced at O'Hare Airport Sunday afternoon, reports WBBM's Mariam Sobh.
Emanuel Welcomes Rauner's New Tone Of 'Mutual Respect'After months of heated rhetoric between them, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he welcomes what sounds like a new tone of cooperation from Gov. Bruce Rauner, saying the last year hasn’t been a successful one for the governor.
Emanuel: Blame Gangs For Spike In Shootings, Not CopsMayor Rahm Emanuel said guns and gangs are to blame for a rise in shootings in Chicago this month, not less aggressive policing.
Homeowners Call O'Hare Noise Meeting With Mayor 'A Waste Of Time'It took an anti-airport noise group two dozen formal requests over the past couple years to get a meeting with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, but they said their meeting at City Hall on Wednesday was “a waste of our time.”
Mayor's Police Accountability Task Force To Hold 4 Meetings To Hear From PublicThe head of the mayor’s task force on reforming Chicago police policies and practices is asking for public input before it suggests any changes at the department.
Crimes On CTA Down Significantly In 2015Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CTA officials have announced a significant drop in crime for commuters last year.
Mayor Emanuel's Text Messages From After Fatal Police Shooting Released For the first time since he's been mayor, Rahm Emanuel is releasing text messages in response to our Freedom of Information request.
Mayor Emanuel Meets With State Lawmakers To Discuss His Legislative PrioritiesAhead of tomorrow’s State of the State address by Governor Bruce Rauner, Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with more than a dozen state lawmakers to discuss his administration’s legislative agenda and efforts on education and public safety, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.