Record 57.6 Million Visitors Came To Chicago In 2018 The data show Chicago saw a 4.4 percent increase in domestic visitors last year and a 2.9 percent increase in overseas visitors.
Chicago Rx Card Discount Prices Are Far From Claims Of Up To 80% SavingsThe Chicago Rx card was supposed to save Chicagoans up to 80 percent on prescriptions, but CBS 2 Investigators found those numbers to be way off. Chicago Rx Card admitted problems and is now launching a massive investigation.
Burke Resigns As Finance Committee Chair, To Be Stripped Of Police Security Detail In Wake Of Corruption CaseA day after longtime Ald. Edward Burke (14th) was charged with attempted extortion, he is already losing a great deal of his power and influence in the City Council.
Ald. Edward Burke, Facing Corruption Charge, Resigns As Finance Committee ChairmanWhile insisting he's "done nothing wrong" Ald. Edward Burke (14th) is stepping down as chairman of the City Council Finance Committee, after he was charged with attempted extortion, the mayor's office announced Friday morning.
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Family And Colleagues Say Goodbye To Officer Eduardo Marmolejo; Second CPD Funeral In Two DaysMarmolejo was killed alongside Officer Conrad Gary on Monday when they were responding to a call of shots fired and were hit by a train.
Elon Musk To Unveil Underground Tunnel, Transport CarsThe company says on its website that the reason such a system hasn't been done before is that tunnels can be as expensive as $1 billion a mile to dig.
More New CPD Officers Are Hitting The Streets. But Are They Enough?For years, Mayor Emanuel and his first police superintendent, Garry McCarthy claimed Chicago didn't need more officers and that extra manpower needs could be handled through overtime. But as crime rose and overtime soared, Emanuel changed course, after firing McCarthy in the Laquan McDonald fallout.
Candy Maker Ferrara Moving To Chicago“The Old Post Office will be more than just a workspace. It will be a destination, and one that is consistent with the brand, culture and community we are building at Ferrara."
Emanuel's Pension Plan Backs Legalized Marijuana, Chicago Casino, Constitutional Amendments, More BorrowingMayor Rahm Emanuel is sounding the alarm on the city’s looming pension crisis, and he will ask state lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana, authorize a Chicago casino, and approve changing the state constitution to help address the problem.
Plan To Limit Chicago TIF Districts Likely To Be Voted Down By Emanuel AlliesAllies of Mayor Rahm Emanuel are expected to vote down a measure that could have blocked tax subsidies for several high-profile projects
Emanuel To Democrats: 'Don't Focus Immediately On Trump'Looking ahead to 2020, Emanuel predicted that the 2018 midterm election marked a potential turning point for Democrats, particularly when it comes to making gains in suburban areas.
Former President Bush's Chicago Connections Remembered LocallyThe former president visited Chicago multiple times, including a campaign stop in 1980 and an appearance in Chicago Heights in 1988.
Salesforce To Add 1,000 Jobs At Chicago Riverfront SiteSalesforce Tower Chicago, which will serve as the company's regional headquarters, is scheduled to be complete in 2023.
Chicago Weather: Winter Storm Live UpdatesSuburban Chicago is getting hit hard by one of the biggest November snowstorms on record. Thick, wet snow fell heavily overnight, with accumulations in some locations nearing a foot.