Increasing the price of sticker tickets came at a devastating cost for thousands of Chicago’s poorest residents.Flickr/Daniel X. O'Neil

Chicago Alderman Proposes Reining In Ticket Penalties That Drove Thousands of Black Motorists Into Debt

The proposal would cap late penalties and create community service alternatives to some fines.

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Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Lightfoot Era Dawns In Chicago — ‘We Are Going To Transform Our City’

Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot is set to become the 56th mayor of Chicago Monday.

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As Successor Sworn In, Rogers Park’s Longest Serving Alderman Says Thanks, Reflects On 28 Years

Joe Moore was defeated by Maria Hadden, who will become the 49th Ward's new alderman Monday.