As a lame-duck City Council signed off on nearly $2 billion in tax subsidies for developers, five newly elected aldermen protested outside.United Working Families

Community Groups Sue City To Block $900 Million Lincoln Yards TIF

The controversial TIF for the Lincoln Yards development was approved by the City Council last week.

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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.

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Battle Between Wicker Park Developers Over Jam-Packed Corner Heads To Court: ‘The City Should Just Fold Now’

“I am the poster child for greater zoning on that corner because it is so close to the el stop,” the developer behind the massive tower told Crains.