Fly-dumping is the longstanding practice of unloading truck-loads of waste on public or private property to escape disposal fees.
The ordinance would essentially declare Chicago apartment buildings as sanctuaries, off limits to federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
The aldermen urged holding a vote on the Keeping the Promise Ordinance, which is intended to ensure more investment by the CHA in affordable housing.
Ald. Deb Mell’s 33rd Ward office in the Albany Park neighborhood was burglarized early Monday on the Northwest Side.
Patti Blagojevich is “pleading … indeed begging” for a federal judge to be merciful at her husband’s resentencing hearing Tuesday.
Aldermen and community leaders demanded Monday that Mayor Rahm Emanuel broaden the umbrella of his $21 million property tax rebate to include renters.
It looks like Dick Mell will lose 33rd Ward committeeman’s post — and the Northwest Side ward boss insists he’s glad to go.