'Please Stop The Nonsense'; Tempers Flare Over Normally Routine City Council Matter Of Setting Next Meeting Date"People were watching all over the world, and I think they saw democracy in action, but I think they also saw some things that are regrettable,” Mayor Lightfoot said after the 3-hour meeting.
Alderman Rips Developers Seeking Tax Break For Not Having Numbers On Minority Participation On Building Rehab; 'Stop Playing Games'Several aldermen threatened to block a $20 million property tax break for a project to convert a historic downtown office building into a new hotel, when the developers could not answer questions about minority participation in the $137 million project.
Edgewater Residents Unhappy After They Were Notified Of Tree Removal Day Before It HappenedWhat was once a tree-lined street in the Edgewater community looks a whole lot different now, and neighbors are not happy about it.
At Least Eight New Alderman Elected To Chicago City Council, Including Four Democratic SocialistsChicago's historic election brings change not only to the mayor's office but also to the city council. At least eight new members take office next month, including four democratic socialists.
Andre Vasquez Defeats Longtime 40th Ward Alderman Patrick O'ConnorLongtime 40th ward Ald. Patrick O'Connor was trailing Andre Vasquez by 1,057 votes for 40th ward alderman with 100 percent of precincts reporting, but Vasquez has yet to declare victory.
Teen Killed, Mom Critically Wounded In Home InvasionA 16-year-old boy was killed and his mother was critically injured when they were both shot in the head during a home invasion Tuesday morning in the Avondale neighborhood.