An alderman wants to put a fork in Taste of Chicago. Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd) submitted a resolution Wednesday to hold a hearing to decide whether the food fest is worth keeping if it doesn't turn a profit. Read »
Ald. Sandi Jackson's resignation from the Chicago City Council may be effective Tuesday, but constituents will still be able to get services from the ward office, staffers said. Read »
In 2007, 2nd Ward Ald. Bob Fioretti became the first white politician to take over a ward from a black alderman. On Thursday, his ward was erased from the map. Read »
Ald. Bob Fioretti (2nd) plans to introduce a resolution on Chicago's dangerous dog ordinance during the city council's first meeting of the year. The resolution asks that committees hear public and expert... Read »
A Chicago alderman on Tuesday called for a fresh look at the city's dog laws, dog parks and even a ban on pit bulls after a jogger was viciously attacked a day earlier. Read »
How Chicago's wards will look in the new year remained in question Thursday, with the Latino and Black caucuses each filing their own proposals after a behind-the-scenes deal fell through. Read »
Increased taxes and fees, coupled with staffing and budget cuts, will keep some aldermen burning the midnight oil Tuesday. Read »
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