Protesters Raise Concerns As City Council Learns Plans For Obama Presidential CenterAs plans for the Barack Obama Presidential Center are being introduced to the Chicago City Council on Wednesday, voices are being raised over the South Side project.
New Ordinance Could Protect Hotel Workers From Sexual Harassment, AssaultA Chicago City Council Committee has approved an ordinance to protect hotel workers from sexual harassment or sexual assault.
Aldermen Support Latest Framework For Police Reform OversightKey Chicago Aldermen are optimistic that the latest framework for police oversight is going to give the public confidence in efforts to reform police practices and procedures.
Measure Would Crack Down On Businesses That Buy Stolen Smart PhonesIt’s backed by Mayor Emanuel, whose teenaged son was mugged for a cellphone. WBBM's Craig Dellimore reports.
Chicago City Council Approves Red Light Camera SettlementThe Chicago City Council gave final approval on Wednesday to a $39-million settlement over the city's red light camera program.
Markham Appoints Interim Mayor With Election Winner Barred From OfficeRoger Agpawa, who won last month’s election for mayor in Markham, remains barred from taking office due to a prior felony conviction.
Chicago Aldermen Concerned Party Bus Ordinance Does Not Restrict Licensed Guns On BoardChicago Aldermen approved a further crackdown on party buses, but further revisions may require state law changes.
Oak Forest Clarifies Council's Written Question PolicyThere is a new written policy for Oak Forest City Council meetings: All questions from the public must be put in writing.