Trump Trade War With China Sparks Chicago Mayor's China TripMayor Emanuel boarded a plane for a weeklong trip to China today to try to protect Chicago jobs and a major CTA deal from the expanding U.S.-China trade war.
Mayor Seeking To Protect $1.3 Billion CTA Contract During China TripWhile in China, Emanuel will visit the Chinese company that has a $1.3 billion contract to build CTA train cars at a factory in the Hegewisch neighborhood of Chicago.
Anti-Violence Protesters Block Dan Ryan ExpresswayThey came out to march. Protesters organized and local police lined the streets.
Chicago Taps Elon Musk To Build Express Tunnel From O'Hare To The LoopCity officials have selected billionaire Elon Musk’s The Boring Co. to design and build a high-speed underground transit system linking O’Hare International Airport to downtown.
Chicago Expanding Pre-Kindergarten For City's 4-Year-OldsThe plan calls for adding 180 classrooms this fall in low-income communities.
Aldermen Approve Obama Presidential Center PlanThe City Council voted 47-1 to approve the various zoning changes that would be required to build the center in Jackson Park.
O'Hare Celebrates Five New Gates For American AirlinesThe $70 million project funded by the airline was the first major addition of new gates at O’Hare in 25 years.
Lightfoot Joins Fray In Race For Mayor, Vowing 'Progressive Course' For Chicago“By almost every measure we are currently headed in the wrong direction,” Lightfoot said in kicking off her campaign for mayor.
Lightfoot To Officially Enter Race For MayorLori Lightfoot resigned as head of the Police Board on Monday, and already has hired a campaign team of consultants, TV producers, and a pollster.
CPD Unveils New Crime Tracking ToolsThe ACLU has expressed concerns about the license plate readers, specifically about the data that's collected and the potential for privacy violations.
Street Paving Season Begins For ChicagoLet street paving season begin. With warmer temperatures arriving, city crews are beginning work to repave hundreds of miles of streets.
Dorothy Brown Running For Mayor Of ChicagoBrown has not been charged with a crime and she did win her last election handily.