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BGA Files Series Of Pro-Transparency Lawsuits
Jul 29, 2015 6:39 AM
Better Government Association sues Emanuel and Rauner administrations, as well as State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez, for failing to comply with state’s open records law.
Fatal Shootings By Chicago Police: Tops Among Biggest U.S. Cities
Jul 26, 2015 5:02 AM
Chicago police have shot and killed 70 people over a five-year period, the highest number among America’s 10 largest cities.
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O'Hare Airport Tops In Nation With Noise Complaints
Jul 21, 2015 5:43 AM
Of top 10 busiest airports in America, O'Hare's noise complaints were far and away the most voluminous in 2014.
New O'Hare Runway To Spare City, Hammer Suburbs
Jul 19, 2015 9:31 PM
In near term, flights from soon-to-open O'Hare Airport runway will be routed over suburbs, away from city neighborhoods - including Mayor Emanuel's.
School Discipline of Young Children Questioned
Jul 19, 2015 6:22 AM
More than 2,000 kindergarten suspensions were recorded during one school year in Illinois -- a number that is far too high, parents and children’s advocates say.
Is Cicero Towing Deal Taking Taxpayers For Ride?
Jul 12, 2015 5:28 AM
Clout-heavy towing company finds work in Cicero, donates big to Town President Larry Dominick’s campaign funds while apparently getting free rent on municipal parcel.
Tuition To Rise At City Colleges
Jul 9, 2015 2:24 PM
Students at Chicago’s community college network, ultimately overseen by Mayor Emanuel, are hit with big hikes in what they pay to take classes.
City Colleges Poised To Raise Tuition
Jul 8, 2015 5:13 PM
Students at Chicago’s community college network, ultimately overseen by Mayor Emanuel, should brace for big hikes in what they pay to take classes.
Harvey’s Mayor Resists Sheriff As Municipal Watchdog
Jul 5, 2015 5:20 AM
South suburb’s City Council votes to appoint Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart as inspector general. Mayor Eric Kellogg vetoes move. The wrangling isn’t over, though.
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