Teenage Boy Drowns Offshore From Beach In WaukeganA teenage boy drowned in Lake Michigan offshore from Waukegan Municipal Beach this past weekend.
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Get Dueling EndorsementsThe man who ran Garcia's 2015 mayoral campaign, Manny Perez, is now Lightfoot's campaign manager. When Garcia was elected to the Cook County Board, Preckwinkle chose him as her floor leader.But in his 2015 challenge against Rahm Emanuel, Preckwinkle did not endorse Garcia. And so far, this year, Garcia has returned the favor.
Candidates Scramble To Get On The Ballot To Replace Gutierrez"Chuy" Garcia has Luis Gutierrez's endorsement, but he's not the only candidate expected to circulate petitions for the congressman's seat.
Rep. Luis Gutierrez Not Running Again, Endorses "Chuy" Garcia"Chuy, you are ready," Gutierrez said, who insisted he's leaving Congress now because Garcia agreed to run.
RAHM EMANUEL TOPS CHUY GARCIA FOR CHICAGO MAYORThrown into a bruising run-off election, Rahm Emanuel scored a hard-fought second term, defeating Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on Tuesday, thus ending a mayoral campaign never before seen in Chicago.
Free Booze! At Least At Rahm Emanuel's Party; $8 For A Bud At Garcia's As the votes were being counted in Chicago, it was time to shift the focus to the important stuff: the cost of drinking at the post-election parties.
Judge: CTA Must Allow Anti-Emanuel LeafletsThe temporary restraining order will remain in effect until after the April 7 runoff election, Judge Robert Dow said in an 18-page opinion. The CTA also can't discipline or threaten to discipline employees for passing out the materials.
CBS 2 To Broadcast Feb. 10 Mayoral DebateThe event, to be broadcast live, begins at 6 p.m. at the DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place.
Nine Candidates File To Challenge Mayor EmanuelSeven more challengers got in before Monday’s 5 p.m. filing deadline. They joined two others who filed when Emanuel did last week, when the period opened.
Karen Lewis Endorses Emanuel Opponent For MayorChicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis, who is undergoing treatment for a brain tumor, is seen in a video posted online Friday endorsing mayoral candidate Jesus Garcia.
2 Dead, 9 Hurt In Weekend ShootingsAt least 11 people were wounded -- two fatally -- in gun violence in the city since Friday night.
Student Group Calls For Changes To CPS Disciplinary PoliciesA busload of Chicago Public Schools students set up shop outside the Cook County Juvenile Center on Monday, to suggest that's where they'll end up, unless CPS eases its disciplinary policies.