“We shouldn’t have a policy where we keep bad officers on the job that long for them to continue to make possibly bad arrests…”
Supt. Eddie Johnson took the stage for a speech Thursday set to tout good news hours after a judge wiped out 15 convictions tainted by misconduct.
“When I get off the plane and walk through airports, people say to me, ‘Wow. How do you all survive up there?’ That really chips me…”
“…Things of that nature hurt it, but it doesn’t damage it to where we can’t repair it,” Eddie Johnson said.
Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) and Scott Waguespack (32nd) introduced a pair of budget amendments aimed at stripping support from the mayor’s 2018 budget.
Seventeen states already have laws that allow Good Samaritans to help free an animal stuck in a hot car without incurring liability.
The ordinance has the potential to resurrect the same legal arguments that plagued Chicago’s gang loitering ordinance.
Chicago aldermen interviewed Wednesday agreed a fare hike would be easier for their constituents to swallow than service cuts.
A new report says Ald. Marty Quinn broke the rules spending $24,992 in city money on a vehicle to plow sidewalks; he calls it constituent service.
The rating would apply to 3,500 Chicago buildings that are already required to “benchmark” their energy data.
The proposed CTA budget lacks “clearly identifiable and reliable revenue streams” to close a $33 million budget gap, the RTA says.
A fall pilot program managed to divert nearly 18 percent of Red Line traffic before Chicago Cubs night games at Wrigley Field.
The requirement that Chicago hotels provide portable panic buttons to employees working alone takes effect July 1, 2018.
Lewis accused Emanuel, whose brother is an Uber investor, of “slipping in” provisions that “reduce transparency and safety” for Uber, Lyft and Via.
The 20th Ward alderman said he decided not to run because he believes in term limits, not because he’s under indictment.