Ald. Anthony Beale and Gov. Bruce Rauner also back the former CPS head, while some South Side community leaders oppose the move.
A status hearing is set for Monday in the civil case of Alonzo Smith, who alleges torture under under former Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge.
The abandoned factory that the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. left behind in Bridgeport has caused a series of economic hits for Chicagoans.
The decision by U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee came three and a half years after a state law banned those contributions.
Long-awaited report finds 90% of Chicago police ‘investigatory stops’ are justified, but minorities are more likely to face ‘bad stops’ and patdowns.
‘The legislation will create another pension funding cliff that the city does not have the ability to pay,’ the governor said Friday.