Local Leaders Want Businesses To Help With Earthquake Relief“I think that Chicagoans have a big heart. If you can donate only one dollar, it’s a dollar more than we had.”
Former Bow Truss Coffee Workers Sue Company For Wage TheftMore than a dozen former employees of the Bow Truss Coffee Roasters chain have sued the company’s founder, accusing him of failing to pay them after their paychecks repeatedly bounced.
Emanuel, Aldermen Leery Of Trump's Threat To "Send In The Feds" To Fight CrimePresident Donald Trump did not specify what he meant when he threatened to “send in the feds” if Chicago doesn’t get violent crime under control, but city leaders and clergy said the last thing the city needs is National Guard troops on every street corner.
Aldermen Hold Off On Plan To Overhaul TIF RulesA City Council committee has delayed an effort to tighten the rules for the city’s often-criticized tax increment financing system.
Emanuel Allies: Garcia Budget Plan As Real As 'Leprechauns And Unicorns'At a City Hall press conference, City Clerk Susana Mendoza and three aldermen who back the mayor rolled out a couple of hand trucks of budget books and audits they claim mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia could use to craft his budget plans.
Aldermen Furious At McCarthy's Lack Of Data On Police StaffingAt City Council budget hearings on Thursday, some aldermen were angered that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy could not immediately tell them exactly how many officers are currently on the force.
Alderman Takes Matters Into His Own Hands To Fill PotholesCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley the city's so slow to fill the potholes, 22nd Ward Alderman Rick Munoz is taking matters, and a shovel, into his own hands.
2 Investigator Dave Savini Comes To Aid Of Neighborhood CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini was in the 22nd Ward recently, working on a story and doing what he does best: chasing bad guys and making them nervous.
Aldermen Form Caucus To Push For Reform AgendaSeveral members of the Chicago City Council said Tuesday they’ll be speaking out and pushing hard to reform City Hall, which could put them at odds with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and some of their colleagues.
Aldermen Block Mayor's Ethics Reforms, For NowMayor Rahm Emanuel suggested he was not all that concerned that aldermen had balked at his proposed ethics reforms for the City Council.
Aldermen Calling For Controversial O'Hare Janitorial Contract To Be Re-BidSome Chicago aldermen said Tuesday that the city’s janitorial contract at O’Hare International Airport should be rebid, over concerns about the layoffs the contract would mean for union janitors, as well as the company’s ties to mob figures.
City Council 'Progressive Caucus' To Host 3 Public Hearings On BudgetMembers of the Chicago City Council’s self-described “progressive caucus” said the mayor’s office isn’t giving residents enough of a chance to discuss the city budget, so they’ll hold more budget hearings of their own.