Missing City Grates Found In Scrap Metal YardPolice followed two would-be tree grate thieves to a recycling center on the West Side, where they found hundreds of city-owned tree and sewer grates, worth thousands of dollars.
Man Charged With Impersonating Alderman In Scheme To Raise MoneyA West Garfield Park neighborhood man apparently believed he looked enough like an alderman – or that enough people had no clue what the alderman in question looked like – to go around impersonating the city lawmaker.
Vrdolyak Released From Home Confinement EarlyFormer alderman and political powerbroker Edward Vrdolyak is completely free, after being released from home imprisonment three months ahead of time.
Mayor Emanuel Stays Out Of Ward Remap ScuffleMayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to stay out of the very contentious talks among aldermen about redrawing the City of Chicago’s ward boundaries.
Vrdolyak Released From PrisonFormer Chicago alderman and political powerbroker Edward Vrdolyak will be released from prison Thursday.
Back Of The Yards Residents Want One Alderman, Not FiveCommunity activists in the Back of the Yards neighborhood says they're not asking for much. They want one alderman.
Freshman Alderman Basks In Glow Of Historic DayNothing could dampen Ald. Ameya Pawar's enthusiasm over his first city council meeting --not even his inability to get into his City Hall office because it wasn't quite ready.
Changing Of The Guard As Old Aldermen Say FarewellIt was certainly no ordinary Chicago City Council meeting on Wednesday.
Outgoing Alderman Shiller Closes Ward OfficeSome outgoing aldermen may be forced to cut back on their spending for the next two weeks, and some are scaling back operations.
Cappleman To Replace Shiller In Uptown's 46thSocial worker James Cappleman will succeed 24-year veteran Ald. Helen Shiller to represent the Uptown neighborhood’s 46th Ward in the City council.
Lyle Loses Tight Race To Sawyer In 6th WardFour incumbent Chicago aldermen lost their bids for re-election in Tuesday’s runoffs and the tightest of those contests was in the 6th Ward, where Ald. Freddrenna Lyle lost out to Roderick Sawyer, the son of former Mayor Eugene Sawyer.
45th Ward Race Too Close To CallSeveral aldermanic contests were quite close, and one, in the 45th Ward, is expected to require a recount.
Silverstein's Victory Ends Stone's Long RunAfter nearly 40 years and plenty of controversies, Bernard Stone is out as alderman of the West Rogers Park neighborhood’s 50th Ward.
Ald.-Elect Sposato: 'All The Hard Work Paid Off'A little-known Chicago firefighter will soon take over as alderman of the Northwest Side’s 36th Ward, after an upset victory Tuesday night.
Four Incumbent Aldermen Fall In RunoffsFour 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.