Mayor Lori Lightfoot Scolds Aldermen Over 'Offensive Nature' Of Debate On Study Of Possible Contract Set-Asides For LGBTQ Businesses“It’s not the questions that are the problem, it is the content of the questions, and the offensive nature of the tone and the questions and the ‘concerns,’ – in quotes – that were expressed,” she said.
Aldermen Back Crackdown On Lobbying By Elected Officials; 'This BS Is Over With'“We are surrounded by impropriety; at the state level, at the county level, and in this body," Ald. Matt O'Shea (19th) said.
Aldermen Pushing To Rename Lake Shore Drive After 'Founder Of Chicago' Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable“I think this is a historical opportunity, and it’s a great opportunity for the city of Chicago,” Ald. David Moore (17th) said.
Six Aldermen Pledged In 2015 To Work To Abolish Red Light Cameras, So What Have They Done? 'We Did All We Could'An activist got hundreds of candidates to sign a pledge four years ago to fight the city’s red light cameras if elected. Six of those candidates are now aldermen, so what have they done to keep their promise?
$2.2 Billion Incentives Offered To Amazon Not Raising Alarms For AldermenAld. David Moore said, if Amazon builds on land not generating taxes now, then the $2.25 billion in financial incentives is not alarming.
Aldermen Back Plan To Help Police, Firefighters, Paramedics Buy HomesThe City Council Housing Committee has approved a plan to encourage public safety personnel to move into high-crime neighborhoods.
Neighbors Question If Chatham Car Crash Could Have Been AvoidedAn 11-year-old girl is now in critical condition on Wednesday after being hit by a SUV and pinned against a porch in Chatham the night before.
Alderman Repeats Use Of Racial Slur To Slam Removal Of Principal Who Blasted EmanuelA Chicago alderman is not backing down from his use of the N-word in criticizing the ouster of a popular elementary school principal who is an outspoken critic of Rahm Emanuel; in fact, he’s doubling down on his profane denunciation of the mayor.
Alderman Punched During Confrontation In Auburn GreshamAld. David Moore was punched early Sunday while investigating complaints of prostitution in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side.
Alderman Won't Block Street Party Co-Sponsored By 'Chiraq' DirectorIn a statement Friday, David Moore said he decided to sign the permit after talking to the church's neighbors and finding they support the event.
17th Ward Candidate Slams Mailers As "Lies," "Lowest Of The Low"Some sleazy tactics have surfaced in at least one race for alderman on the South Side.
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.
14 Aldermanic Races Appear Headed For RunoffsAs many as 10 sitting Chicago aldermen appear headed into one-on-one runoff elections in April and four more open aldermanic races are headed towards runoffs between the top two contenders.