Puerto Rican native Rossana Rodriguez said she has the community organizing experience to be 33rd ward alderman.Courtesy of Rosanna Rodriguez

Rossana Rodríguez-Sánchez Ousts Ald. Deb Mell By Just 13 Votes As Final 33rd Ward Count Comes In

The 33rd Ward had been too close to call, but all mail-in and provisional votes have now been counted.

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Next Stop, Outer Space: Jefferson Park Blue Line Stop Has Some Surreal New Signs

The $25 million renovation of the Jefferson Park Blue Line stop now includes some surreal bus shelters.

Chicagoans Rattled After Getting ‘Extreme Alert’ Text From City, But It Was Only A Test

An "extreme alert" test sent out by the Office of Emergency Management and Communications scared some residents into believing it was the real thing.