The City Council’s Finance Committee green-lighted a $38.75 million settlement with drivers denied due process for red-light and speed camera tickets.
The busy intersection of Belmont and Western has reopened in the Roscoe Village neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Planning and Development Commissioner David Reifman said the area could end up with far more residential units than planners previously estimated.
“We’re one of the few teams that not only has to beat everyone in our division, we also have to beat the city that we play in,” a Cubs official said.
Departing Deputy Mayor Steve Koch worked on Navy Pier and the DePaul arena, but said he is most proud of efforts to right the city’s financial ship.
Former Chicago alderman and mayoral candidate William Singer has agreed to pay $25,000 for a lobbying violation.
Chicago taxpayers will spend $500,000 to compensate a woman who suffered a miscarriage after being Tasered three times by Chicago Police.
Did Ald. Roberto Maldonado throw his weight around and ask for a special favor from police? Or were the cops rude to the alderman?
As part of the $38.75M settlement, the city also agreed not to use any of the 1.5 million tickets in suspending driver’s license or booting vehicles.