Articles By Block Club Chicago Staff

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Just 12 Votes Now Separate Mell And Rodríguez-Sánchez In Too-Close-To-Call 33rd Ward Race

Ald. James Cappleman's lead over researcher Marianne Lalonde dwindled and Ald. Leslie Hairston extended her lead over activist William Calloway, according to latest vote totals.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

6 Shot, Including 2 Kids, In Englewood Drive-By

A 10-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy were among the victims, police said.

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

Cappleman’s Lead Grows, Mell Inches Closer And Hairston Keeps Holding On In City Hall’s 3 Undecided Races

Even though the election is over for most, the incumbents and their challengers in the 5th, 33rd and 46th wards are left to wait until April 16 as mail-in ballots continue to come in.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Howard Brookins Victorious In 21st Ward

Brookins, a funeral home director, was first elected alderman in 2003.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Lori Lightfoot Sweeps Mayoral Race, Winning All 50 Wards In Historic Victory

Despite the landslide, an overwhelming majority of the city didn't bother voting at all.

Albany Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Sam Nugent Wins 39th Ward Seat To Replace Margaret Laurino On Far Northwest Side

With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Nugent won 55.5 percent of the vote compared to Robert Murphy's 44.5 percent.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Election Day 2019 Live Blog: Voter Turnout Isn’t Great, But At Least It Won’t Be A Record Low

Turnout for this historic Chicago election remains sluggish Tuesday, with only 284,000 votes cast as of 11 a.m.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago Spent $130K On Police Overtime For Jussie Smollett Case. Now, The City Is Asking For Its Money Back

The city has had success in recouping costs from false police reports in the past, a law department spokesman said.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

You Can Use Apple Pay To Get On The CTA Starting Later This Year, City Announces

The city will be among the first in the country to explore letting Ventra users pay through their Apple wallet on its public transit system.