Duckworth Speaks Out At Clinton RallyNearly 200 enthusiastic Hillary Clinton-backers filled a River North union hall for a pep rally and strategy session with some of the state's top women Democrats.
Illinois Democrats Say Don't Trust Trump To Soften Immigration StanceEven though Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump recently seems to have toned down his hard-line rhetoric on immigration, Illinois Democrats said he can’t be trusted to soften his actual position.
Pet Stores Vow Appeal Of City's Puppy Mill BanAn attorney for small pet stores in Chicago was vowing to appeal a recent court ruling tossing out a challenge to the city’s puppy mill ordinance, and threatening a defamation lawsuit against advocacy groups he accused of lying to get their way.
Chicago Area Officials Seeking Nobel Peace Prize For Charleston ChurchThornton Township Supervizor Frank Zuccarelli, Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza, and Illinois State Sen. Donne Trotter (D-Chicago) were spearheading the effort to award the Nobel Peace Prize to Emanuel AME Church, where nine people were shot and killed by a white supremacist in June.
Clerk Touting Plan For All-Access Vehicle Stickers For RealtorsAs city budget hearings continued Tuesday, Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza told aldermen a new type of vehicle sticker stands to make a substantial amount of money for the city.
City Council Veterans Eager To Get "Fresh Ideas" From Rookie AldermenVeteran members on the Chicago City Council said they welcome changes that 13 new aldermen might usher in as they begin their new terms in office this week.
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.
Clerk's Website Helping City Drivers Navigate Residential Parking ZonesIf you've ever been confused by Chicago's residential parking system, or gotten a ticket when you parked on a zoned street, City Clerk Susana Mendoza hopes you'll appreciate a new addition to her website.
Emanuel, Garcia Vying For Hispanic VotersChicago's mayoral election is little more than a month away and today, both Mayor Emanuel and one of his major challengers turned their attention to attracting Hispanic voters, reports CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley.
Chicago Election Begins Taking Shape As First Candidates File PetitionsThe first day of candidate filings for the city elections in February gave some early indications about the various races, but can’t tell the whole story.
Year-Round City Sticker Sales Coming To Clerk's OfficeThis is the last June that Chicago motorists will have to wait in long lines outside the City Clerk’s office to get their vehicle stickers.
Aldermen OK Ban On Sale Of 'Puppy Mill' Animals At Pet StoresThe City Council gave final approval Wednesday to an ordinance banning pet shops from buying their animals from so-called “puppy mills” and similar places.