The new mayor is studying Roberts Rules of Order to prepare for next week’s first real test of her City Council muscle.
The assessor’s office has only a fraction of the people it needs to handle property valuations — with potential fixes ranging from hiring scores of new workers to outsourcing the job for as much as $88 million.
Cook County Commissioner Larry Suffredin, D-Evanston, said urban farmers were partly behind the deferral of the vote on the ban.
The "Our City. Our Safety." plan includes more than 100 youth programs, activities and community events over the three days.
The resignations open the door for Mayor Lori Lightfoot to appoint her own board to control Chicago Public Schools.
Lightfoot dismisses FOP opposition to her choice: ‘The union is never happy. Tell me something new.’
Outgoing Library Commissioner Brian Bannon insists a recent report critical of staff levels isn’t why he took a top library job in New York.
Officers using VR headsets encounter young men with special needs and others having schizophrenic episodes.
The alderman is alleged to have presided over workers’ comp claims for members of eight unions represented by his law firm.
It’s the story of a Chicago alderman who crossed a popular mayor and paid dearly for it.
But Ald. Ray Lopez (15th) said Lightfoot will pay a price when the tough votes come for the strident tone of her inaugural address
"The aldermen need to be reasonably frightened of the mayor. They need to know that she’s not gonna put up with them getting off the reservation too often," Simpson said before Monday’s inauguration ceremony at Wintrust Arena.
Thousands gathered at Wintrust Arena to witness the inauguration of Chicago’s first openly gay and African-American female mayor. After inaugural festivities, she quickly made good on a key campaign pledge.