Ex-Judge Seeks Court Order Barring State's Attorney Kim Foxx From Using Taxpayer Dollars For Outside Counsel In Jussie Smollett ProbeAccording to published reports, Foxx’s office has retained law firm Akerman LLP to aid her as special prosecutor Dan Webb investigates the entire Smollett case.
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 Seek To Ban Styrofoam Containers, Single-Use Plastic Utensils At Chicago RestaurantsStarting in 2021, food establishments would not be allowed to sell or serve food in polystyrene or styrofoam containers. 
Enthusiastic Crowd Gathers For President Trump's Rally In MilwaukeePresident Donald Trump left Washington for the Midwest on Tuesday, and will be holding a campaign rally in Milwaukee.
Democratic Candidates Meet For Last Debate Before Iowa CaucusesAfter much of the first hour of the seventh Democratic debate was dominated by foreign policy questions amid U.S. tensions with Iran, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders finally got a chance to talk about what seemed to be a brewing feud between them.
Aldermen Cut Back On Plan For Development Moratorium Near 606 Trail, Seek To Halt Demolitions For 6 MonthsThe aldermen want to halt the trend of people buying existing affordable multi-family homes and replacing them with luxury housing, pushing out working class and middle class families.
Chicago Women's March Set To Step Off Saturday"People are excited to march. Our marchers are passionate about many issues. The March offers them a place where they can raise their voices - and their signs - and speak out about the things they care about the most."
Interim Supt. Charlie Beck Suggests 'Restructuring' Police DepartmentBig changes are coming to the Chicago Police Department, according to interim Supt. Charlie Beck.
Vote Delayed On Mayor's Proposal To Allow Marijuana Use In Tobacco ShopsA License Committee and full City Council vote has been delayed on Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposal to allow on-site consumption of marijuana at licensed cigar bars, hookah lounges, and other tobacco shops.
Chicago Board Of Election Commissioners To Buy New Touchscreen Voting Machines For $19 MillionBoard spokesman Jim Allen said the city and county haven't purchased new voting machines since getting rid of the old punchcard equipment in 2005. 
Hearing Officer Rejects Challenge To Kim Foxx's Nominating Petitions, Recommends She Stay On Ballot For State's AttorneyA Cook County hearing officer determined Foxx gathered 3,362 more valid signatures than required to get on the ballot for Cook County State's Attorney.