The Fox River in Geneva, Ill. (CBS)

Drought Helping Provide Data For Fox River Pollution Study

The lack of rain this summer might be killing your garden, but it’s actually good news for people studying the health of the Fox River.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Molly Phelan, James Cappleman

Cappleman To Replace Shiller In Uptown’s 46th

Social worker James Cappleman will succeed 24-year veteran Ald. Helen Shiller to represent the Uptown neighborhood’s 46th Ward in the City council.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

An Illinois Voter Casts Her Ballot. (Michal Czerwonka/Getty Images)

Napping Worker Among Problems At Polling Places

Election officials were expecting very low turnout for Tuesday’s municipal elections. After the polls had closed at 7 p.m., only a handful of problems had been reported at polling places in Chicago and the suburbs.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Voters Head To Polls For Aldermanic Runoff Races

Residents of 14 of Chicago’s 50 wards are heading to the polls today to cast their ballots in runoff elections for alderman.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Early Voting For Runoff Elections Starts Monday

Early voting begins this coming Monday for aldermanic run-off elections in 14 Chicago wards.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2011

Bernard Stone, Debra Silverstein

Ald. Stone In Runoff For Second Time

For the second consecutive time, Ald. Bernard Stone (50th) has been forced into a runoff with a challenger.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011

Molly Phelan, James Cappleman

Social Worker, Attorney Up For Rematch In 46th Ward

A social worker and an attorney will meet again on April 5 in the battle to replace Helen Shiller as 46th Ward alderman.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011

Michele Smith, Tim Egan

Smith, Egan To Battle For Lincoln Park’s 43rd Ward

Nine candidates ran to replace outgoing Ald. Vi Daley in the high-profile Lincoln Park neighborhood’s 43rd Ward, but now, the field has been narrowed to two candidates who have both run before.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011

Ald. Sharon Dixon (24th)

Dixon To Take On Ex-Ald. Chandler In 24th Ward

Eighteen candidates ran for alderman in the West Side’s 24th Ward, but now it’s down to two – the current and former alderman.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2011