Activists, Aldermen Want Property Tax Rebate For RentersSome aldermen and activists on Monday called on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to include rental properties in plans for a property tax rebate that would offer some relief from the massive tax hike approved last year.
Minister Calls On Emanuel, Rauner To Do More About 'Wild West Of America'Bishop Larry Trotter’s service at Sweet Holy Spirit Church in the South Chicago neighborhood included a plea to the mayor and governor to team up with community leaders to help stop the bloodshed.
Mayor Emanuel, Park Leaders Unveil Bronzeville Arts And Recreation CenterAfter more than a decade of construction and development, the 32,000-square-foot arts and recreation center at Ellis Park was officially opened.
Activists Call For Elected Police Oversight AgencyAdvocates for an elected civilian police oversight board turned out for a City Council hearing on police accountability Wednesday afternoon.
Activists To Rally In Demand For State Budget DealGet it done. That's the message some Chicagoans are hoping to send to state lawmakers on Tuesday; at issue, whether schools will open in the fall if the state can't come to a budget agreement.
Chicago Lakefront Trail Upgrades Being Phased InThe city and the Park District seek to bring peace between walkers, runners and cyclists. WBBM's Mike Krauser reports.
Mayor Emanuel On Lucas Museum: 'It's Over'Mayor Emanuel says the people of Chicago are the ones who came out on the losing end of the fight over the Lucas Museum, now that exasperated filmmaker George Lucas is taking the project to California.
Lucas Museum Gives Up On Chicago Location, Moving To CaliforniaLucas Museum in Chicago is dead.
Crossing Guards Ask To Stay Under Control Of Police DepartmentSome Chicago school crossing guards and their union have asked the City Council to reverse a decision transferring their oversight from the Police Department to the Officer of Emergency Management and Communications.
McDonald's Moving Corporate Headquarters From Oak Brook To ChicagoMcDonald's is leaving its west suburban headquarters for a new location in Oprah Winfrey's old studio complex in the West Loop, the fast food giant confirmed Monday.
Teachers To Emanuel, Rauner: 'Not One More Cent In Cuts'As Mayor Rahm Emanuel called on Governor Bruce Rauner and state lawmakers to provide more money for the Chicago Public Schools, teachers at a meeting on the South Side said the mayor has done little to help matters.
City Hall Announces Proposed Rules For Plaza Outside Wrigley FieldA long, heated debate between the Cubs, City Hall, and opponents of an outdoor plaza at Wrigley Field could be over, at least according to the mayor’s office.

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