Mayor Rahm Emanuel will not ask the City Council to appoint a replacement for convicted Ald. Willie Cochran (20th) before the April 2 election.Ted Cox/DNAinfo; Kelly Bauer/DNAinfo

Denying Rumors, Rahm Says He Won’t Appoint Interim 20th Ward Alderman To Replace Disgraced Cochran Before Election

Rumors that the mayor might make a last-minute appointment to fill Ald. Willie Cochran's vacant seat prompted one concerned citizen to start a petition.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published
Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

Emporium Arcade Owners Bail On Plan To Expand MOCA Weed Dispensary In Logan Square

The dispensary was burglarized earlier this month and the burglar made off with more than $100,000 in cash, police said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago’s South Asian Community To Rally Against India’s Anti-Muslim Citizenship Measure

A demonstration planned for Sunday in West Ridge will mirror others across the country.