Bill Cameron, Dean Of Chicago Political Reporters, Retiring In August“The time has come for me to plan my retirement. I’ve enjoyed covering Chicago politics very much, but half-a-century on the day-to-day beat is probably enough. Time to go visit many more national parks!“ Cameron said in a statement.
City Hall Reopens To General Public In Chicago After 16 MonthsCity Hall has reopened to the general public after 16 months of restricted access due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Tuesday.
City Hall, County Building, State Office Buildings To Be Closed Tomorrow As Precaution For Biden InaugurationCity and county officials said they are not aware of any activity planned in Chicago and the Cook County suburbs during the inauguration.
Hundreds Of Climate Protesters Take Over Downtown ChicagoHundreds of young climate protesters are planning took over parts of downtown Chicago during evening rush hour Monday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Makes His Final City Hall DepartureThe corridors were lined by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's supporters and city workers as Emanuel made his ceremonial final departure from city hall.
"I've Done Nothing Wrong": Ald. Ed Burke Speaks After First Court AppearanceNearly 50-year aldermanic powerhouse Ed Burke is facing a federal charge of attempted extortion.
Feds Raid Ald. Edward Burke's City Hall Office, Ward Office; Doors And Windows Covered In Brown PaperFederal agents raided powerful Ald. Edward Burke's offices on Thursday, papering over doors and windows to keep out prying eyes.
Chicago Takes 5,000 Guns Off The StreetsMayor Rahm Emanuel and Superintendent Eddie Johnson today announced that Chicago Police have recovered over 5,000 illegal guns so far in 2018.
Police Reformers To City Hall: Pick Up The PaceFrustration seeped out Wednesday during a public forum. WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports.
Elaborate Cubs Cake Makes Curtain Call At Chicago City HallIt's a confection worthy of a World Series winner. WBBM's Terry Keshner reports.
City Testing New Weapon In War On Rats: Dry IceRodent removal crews drop chunks of it into rat burrows and then seal the holes. Experts say this method is more humane and cheaper than poison.
Chicago City Hall Makes Latest Bid To End HomelessnessThe Emanuel administration has already had two plans to end homelessness, with less than stellar results. So, what’s different this time?
Tent City In Chicago's Uptown GrowsThe group Uptown Tent City has raised more than $8,000 to buy tents for the homeless in the area. Although some praise their efforts, many believe the focus should be on a more permanent solution.
Cabbies, Uber Drivers Square Off At City HallAfter a failed 24-hour strike last week, activists from the taxi industry took their fight to City Hall on Wednesday, protesting what they say is preferential treatment for rival ride-sharing companies.
Tamir Rice's Mother Brings Fight For Justice To ChicagoThe mother of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was killed by police last year was in Chicago on Friday, for a series of meetings, marches, and protests about alleged police misconduct.