Mayor Supports Alderman's Plan To Block Chick-Fil-A Over Anti-Gay ViewsAld. Proco “Joe” Moreno (1st) is standing his ground on plans to block efforts by Chick-Fil-A to open a second Chicago restaurant, because the company’s president vocally opposes same-sex marriage.
Report: Heroin Use Among Youngsters Growing Worse In Chicago AreaLaw enforcement officials say the Chicago area is among many regions of the U.S. where the heroin problem seems to getting worse among school age youngsters.
Inspector General: City Board Of Ethics Is Falling ShortThe agency that oversees ethics issues for City Hall is reportedly falling down on the job.
United Airlines Pilots Vote To Authorize StrikeChicago teachers aren't the only ones threatening to strike; United Airlines pilots could soon be walking picket lines.
Boy, 15, Arrested In June Mob Attack On CTA Red LineAn arrest has been made in connection with a mob attack last month on a CTA Red Line train downtown.
Report: Firefighters, Paramedics Have Collected Over $27M In Tax-Free DisabilityAbuse of disability benefits by Chicago Police officers hit the headlines over the weekend, and now, a published report says the firefighters have run up a big tab for the city too.
Quinn To Authorize Transportation Projects, Reportedly Creating 20,000 JobsGov. Pat Quinn is planning an announcement Tuesday on some major transportation projects.
Orphaned Cat Saved From Execution Adopted By Missouri WomanA Missouri woman has adopted a Chicago cat once condemned to death in the will of her late owner.
Report: Ethics Board Fines Assessor Berrios, Tells Him To Fire Son And SisterCook County Assessor Joeseph Berrios is rejecting accusations about alleged nepotism in his office.
Suburban-Based First American Bank Sued Over Overdraft Protection PoliciesA suburban-based bank is being sued over the way it handles its customer overdraft protection program.
Study: Local Government Pension Debt At More Than $27 BillionA report being released Monday contains troubling news about the Chicago pension plans covering various municipal employees.
Report: Family Furious About Lack Of Answers In Boy's DrowningA little boy drowned during a visit to a public pool in Glenview last Friday, and his family has since been trying to learn exactly what happened -- reportedly with little success.
Alderman Wants To Increase Fines, Ensure Possible Jail Time For Graffiti TaggersA Chicago alderman wants a new strategy to fight graffiti.
Emanuel Backs Proposal To Lessen Penalties For Small Amounts Of MarijuanaA proposal to lighten the penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana in Chicago has the backing of Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Village Of Crete Calls Off Plans For Immigrant Detention CenterThe possibility of a federal detention center being built in south suburban Crete is off the table.