Daniel La Spata, right, declared victory against Ald. Joe Moreno (left) in the 1st Ward race. Alisa Hauser/ Block Club Chicago

Dirt Flying In 1st Ward Race, Opponents Slam Moreno For ‘Intimidating’ Style, Developer Ties

Daniel La Spata says Ald. Joe Moreno is in the pocket of developers, while Moreno accuses La Spata of being in an anti-gay "cult."

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2 Women Walking On Mag Mile Robbed At Gunpoint, Police Say

The robbery happened early Thursday in the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue.

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Near West Side Shooting Wounds Man, 27, Walking In Alley, Police Say

The shooting happened Wednesday night in the 1900 block of West Maypole Avenue.