Zoning Change

Drug Dealer Assumed He Was Bribing BurkeAn admitted drug trafficker assumed the $15,000 he allegedly paid two attorneys more than a decade ago was used in part to pay bribes to Ald. Ed Burke (14th) and others to get the zoning on his Southwest Side property changed to build apartments, according to a motion by federal prosecutors.
Zoning Plan Would Limit Stores On E. Lakeview BlocksAs a Borders bookstore in the East Lakeview neighborhood prepares to close, a planned zoning change on the adjoining blocks would limit the size of any store that opens in the future.