A Chicago City Council committee is recommending approval of a new charter school in the McKinley Park area that was previously rejected by the Chicago School Board, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Five aldermen led by the 2nd Ward’s Robert Fioretti point out that the Taste Of Chicago’s attendance has been dropping and lost more than $1 million last year and hasn’t been profitable since 2008.
Ald. Robert Fioretti (2nd) announced officially Tuesday that he will not run for mayor, after learning he has tonsil cancer.
After a tonsillectomy, Ald. Robert Fioretti (2nd) has been diagnosed with cancer, forcing him to abandon his plan to run for mayor.
It’s not often that a Chicago politician loses his voice while tuning up to run for mayor. But that’s literally what’s about to happen to Ald. Robert Fioretti (2nd).
No fewer than six possible candidates for mayor attended the Columbus Day Parade on Monday. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.