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Sharon Dixon

Former Alderman Sharon Dixon. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Ex-Alderman Sharon Dixon Unfit For Gun Trial

A Cook County judge Friday ruled Former Ald. Sharon Dixon (24th) unfit to stand trial on charges alleging she approached Chicago Police officers outside the 10th district with a loaded gun last spring.

07/12/2013

Four incumbent Chicago aldermen (clockwise from top left) Bernard Stone (50th), John Rice (36th), Freddrenna Lyle (6th), Sharon Dixon (24th) appeared headed for losses during the runoff election on April 5, 2011. (Credit: CBS)

Four Incumbent Aldermen Fall In Runoffs

Four incumbent Chicago aldermen have lost their bids for another term, or were trailing late in the polls on Tuesday, including Bernie Stone (50th), the council’s oldest member.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

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14 Aldermanic Races Appear Headed For Runoffs

As many as 10 sitting Chicago aldermen appear headed into one-on-one runoff elections in April and four more open aldermanic races are headed towards runoffs between the top two contenders.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011