The order was introduced directly to the Finance Committee, not to the full Council first; that approach is usually reserved for emergency measures.
Taxpayers will spend $1.3 million to compensate a woman whose son, 11, was ejected from a car and killed after colliding with a car in a police chase.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel accused Gov. Bruce Rauner of government by anger for opposing a 28.2 percent telephone tax hike.
With Chicago as host of this weekend’s NHL draft, the Blackhawks offered a sneak peak at their nearly-completed, double-rink practice facility.
Reilly agreed “in a perfect world, the best approach would be a stronger police presence” at all underpasses leading to the Lakefront Trail overnight.
Medallions — once valued at $360,000 before the city’s allowed competition from ride-hailing era services — were auctioned for $44,000 to $45,000.
The latest squabbles showed the overt distrust between Gov. Bruce Rauner and Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who were once friends.