Former Ald. Ed Vrdolyak's Associate Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion In Tobacco Settlement SchemeAn associate of former Ald. Edward R. Vrdolyak has pleaded guilty to a federal tax charge tied to a tobacco settlement scheme that alleges the associate and the former alderman failed to pay taxes on millions from Illinois' multibillion dollar settlement with tobacco companies in the 1990's. 
Byron Sigcho-Lopez, Alex Acevedo To Face Off For 25th Ward Seat Of Embattled, Retiring Danny SolisIn a crowded field of contenders, Byron Sigcho-Lopez and Alex Acevedo garnered the votes to compete in a runoff for the 25th Ward seat being vacated by Danny Solis.
Ahead Of Election, Accusations Of Shutting Down Candidates Forum"I think he does not want to participate in the forums because residents want to ask him some hard questions."
'Miscommunication' Gets Alderman's Girlfriend Arrested"He was so nice and polite to me to help by giving me his car. I didn't expect to get arrested."
Alderman Daniel Solis Announces RetirementIn the statement, he said it’s time for him to enter a new chapter in his life and pass the baton of service to another representative.
Chicago Alderman To Change Plea In Federal Bribery CaseA judge posted a brief order Thursday in Chicago federal court setting Willie B. Cochran's change-of-plea hearing for Nov. 28.
Ricketts Family Tries To Oust Alderman Tom TunneyTom Ricketts owns the Cubs and most of Wrigleyville. Now some are saying he wants to own the alderman.
Ald. Lopez Speaks Out On Gang Violence, Regardless Of ThreatsAlderman Raymond Lopez is not backing away from comments that apparently provoked a street gang's threats against him.
Races For Chicago Alderman: 19 Headed For Runoff Vote In AprilOf the 43 contested races for city council, 19 of them will be headed to the runoff round in April.
RANT: My Chicago Neighborhood Sucks, Where Should I Move?What should they put in Logan Square next? A new, fancy shopping center, or a Medieval Times surrounded by a moat filled with killer sharks? I choose sharks.
Ald. Balcer To Retire; Daley Relative In Line For Council Seat?James Balcer tells CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine that he's stepping down to pursue treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder stemming from his military service in Vietnam.