“Police are doing their thing. Planning is doing its thing. Occasionally, they collaborate and coordinate. This has to be done more so than ever.”
The deal with Marriott was struck Thursday afternoon, ending a strike that lasted nearly two weeks, though it continues at 19 more hotels.
The judge denied a city request to have the next hearing on the lawsuit in November; by then, the City Council likely will have approved the project.
“We can’t have pedestrians and people with strollers or in wheelchairs being forced off a pedestrian path that close to the water.”
Ald. Jason Ervin (28th) represents the West Side ward where the shooting occurred; he said Bettie Jones “was simply trying to help” when she was shot.
The Grassroots Alliance and its City Council allies are concerned the lame-duck mayor will try to punt the issue of police reform to his successor.
“We’re not willing to sacrifice the future of our children,” a city official said.
For decades, Burge was accused of overseeing a “midnight crew” of Chicago police officers who systematically tortured black suspects.
“Nobody [else] has run the agencies of this city that basically make it up, including the mayor’s office.”
The other ordinance clears the legal way to plow under Cornell Drive from 59th Street to Hayes Drive to be reconfigured as green space on the campus.
Emanuel said that to keep the progress going, his successor must forge ahead with the massive O’Hare expansion project without hesitation.
“Yes, I’m going to do it. I’ve decided,” Chico told Sneed Tuesday. “I’m announcing my candidacy.” Chico was one of six candidates for mayor in 2011.
Did Daley mean that once he is sworn in as mayor, Chicago will begin enjoying a period of greatness: more jobs, less crime, better race relations?
New York mega-publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced Tuesday it will publish a book in 2020 by the man who will soon be the former mayor of Chicago.