Amid Violent Reputation, Emanuel Touts Chicago As Tourist DestinationChicago Gourmet, now in its ninth year, showcases the creations of gourmet chefs from Chicago, elsewhere in the United States, Mexico and Japan.
Emanuel Touts Teen Mentoring, A Major Prong Of His Anti-Crime StrategyCritics have issues with the wider proposal to reverse violence in Chicago. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley reports.
Rahm Runs With CPD Recruits, Calls On City To 'Strap On Your Shoes' To Fight CrimeHours after outlining his blueprint for reducing gun violence in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel went for a pre-dawn run with a group of police recruits, and reiterated his plan to get more cops on the streets, and provide mentors to youths in high-crime communities.
Mayor Emanuel Lays Out Plan To Add More Chicago Cops, Detectives“Dozens” of new sergeants, meanwhile, will come from the current ranks of police officers, Emanuel said.
Emanuel To Deliver Major Speech On Chicago CrimeChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will deliver his new, more comprehensive public safety plan for the nation's third-largest city on Thursday, drawing a spotlight on his leadership amid a troubling spike in street violence and an ongoing Department of Justice investigation of his police department.
How Will Chicago Pay For Nearly 1,000 New Cops?What's missing is the money to pay for this.
City Hiring Hundreds New Cops Signals Political ReversalHe insisted the cost of new cops will be covered in the 2017 budget, without new taxes.
Some Aldermen Skeptical Of City's Plan To Hire Hundreds More Cops
Teen Who Robbed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Son Sentenced To Boot CampThe teen who robbed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son nearly two years ago has been sentenced to prison boot camp for two other crimes he committed while on probation for the high-profile mugging.
South Side Water Filtration Plant Named After Former Mayor Eugene Sawyer“Mayor Sawyer was professionally educated as a chemist, and early in his career worked in the Water Department,” Ald. Edward Burke (14th) said.
Chicago Ranked Most Bike-Friendly City In U.S.Over the last several years, Chicago has climbed up the list of Bicycling magazine’s most bike-friendly cities in America.
Aldermen Approve Water And Sewer Tax Hike To Fund PensionsWith no debate, Chicago aldermen on Wednesday approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to raise water and sewer taxes by nearly 30 percent to help shore up the city’s largest pension fund.

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