Deborah Mell, Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez Locked In Race Too Close To Call For 33rd Ward AldermanWith two precincts outstanding, Deborah Mell held a 47-vote lead in the race for 33rd Ward alderman.  
Burglar Breaks Into Alderman's Office, Steals Tablet ComputerA burglar stole a computer from Ald. Deb Mell’s office in the Irving Park neighborhood, after smashing a the glass front door early Monday.
Ald. Deb Mell’s Office Burglarized In Albany ParkAbout 3:25 a.m., the male suspect broke in through a glass pane front door at the ward office at 3001 W. Irving Park Rd., authorities said.
Mell Clings To Two-Vote Edge, Runoff Less Likely In 33rd WardA city election official says it isn’t over. There are still absentee and provisional ballots to be counted with the final tally to be announced March 11 or 12.
Deb Mell Announces Her Divorce On TwitterAld. Deb Mell announced on Twitter that she is getting a divorce.
Blagojevich Attorney Makes Bid For Deb Mell's Old House Seat Followers of the Rod Blagojevich saga would recognize the name and face. Now, Aaron Goldstein, the convicted ex-governor’s defense attorney, wants to make the jump from law into politics.
Lawmaker Deb Mell Frontrunner To Succeed Her Father As AldermanCBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine says it's no surprise that Deb Mell is the frontrunner of 12 candidates.
Ald. Mell Denies Report He Is Stepping DownLongtime alderman Dick Mell is planning to retire and wants his daughter to succeed him, according to a published report.
State Rep. Introduces Bill To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage In IllinoisA day after a federal court struck down the law banning same-sex marriage in California, a state lawmaker has introduced legislation to provide full marriage rights to same-sex couples in Illinois.
High-Rise Eyesores Have Residents Seeing RedThe staggering economy has created scores of abandoned commercial housing developments across Chicago. Should they be torn down when years go by and they become eyesores?
State Rep. Mell Marries Partner In IowaThe openly lesbian Illinois State Rep. Deborah Mell (D-Chicago) has gotten married to her partner in Iowa.