Ald. Ricardo Munoz Pleads Not Guilty To Domestic Violence ChargeAld. Ricardo Munoz (22nd) pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to a misdemeanor domestic battery charge, after allegedly pushing and hitting his wife on New Year’s Eve.
Local Leaders Want Businesses To Help With Earthquake Relief“I think that Chicagoans have a big heart. If you can donate only one dollar, it’s a dollar more than we had.”
Former Bow Truss Coffee Workers Sue Company For Wage TheftMore than a dozen former employees of the Bow Truss Coffee Roasters chain have sued the company’s founder, accusing him of failing to pay them after their paychecks repeatedly bounced.
Emanuel, Aldermen Leery Of Trump's Threat To "Send In The Feds" To Fight CrimePresident Donald Trump did not specify what he meant when he threatened to “send in the feds” if Chicago doesn’t get violent crime under control, but city leaders and clergy said the last thing the city needs is National Guard troops on every street corner.
Aldermen Hold Off On Plan To Overhaul TIF RulesA City Council committee has delayed an effort to tighten the rules for the city’s often-criticized tax increment financing system.
Emanuel Allies: Garcia Budget Plan As Real As 'Leprechauns And Unicorns'At a City Hall press conference, City Clerk Susana Mendoza and three aldermen who back the mayor rolled out a couple of hand trucks of budget books and audits they claim mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia could use to craft his budget plans.
Aldermen Furious At McCarthy's Lack Of Data On Police StaffingAt City Council budget hearings on Thursday, some aldermen were angered that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy could not immediately tell them exactly how many officers are currently on the force.
Alderman Takes Matters Into His Own Hands To Fill PotholesCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley the city's so slow to fill the potholes, 22nd Ward Alderman Rick Munoz is taking matters, and a shovel, into his own hands.