Articles By Heather Cherone

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

South Side Aldermen Balk At Lightfoot’s Suggested Sites For Chicago’s Casino

The idea that a casino be built in Bronzeville is "appalling and offensive," Ald. Sophia King says. "It would be like putting a casino in Harlem.”

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Less Than 30 Percent Of Chicagoans Who Asked For Lead-Testing Kit Got Results, Officials Say

Data gathered as part of a study of 510 homes found that 22 percent of residences with new water meters had elevated levels of lead, the mayor’s office announced last week.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

City Faces $996.6M In Long-Term Liabilities: Annual Financial Report

In all, the city has $30 billion worth of pension debt. “We are committed to putting Chicago’s house in order,” Mayor Lightfoot said.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Don’t Let Chicago Police Help ICE With Deportations, Immigrant Rights Groups Tell Mayor Lightfoot

“We are calling on the mayor to sign this executive order that makes sure our city resources are not being used to tear apart our families," activists said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

3 Big West Loop Projects Get Key City Approval, Including A Controversial Condo Building

The projects include a condo plan that sparked a heated debate and prompted Ald. Walter Burnett to storm out of a meeting.

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

Vote On New 6-Story Building At Heartland Cafe Site Stalled By Ald. Hadden, Who Wants More Input From Neighbors

A developer wants to build a six-story building at the site with retail on the ground floor and apartments above.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Supreme Court Flushes Bottled Water Tax Suit Claiming Walgreens Defrauded LaCroix Lovers

Folks who were wrongfully hit with Chicago’s bottled water tax — which does not apply to sparkling water and seltzer — can not sue Walgreens for fraud, the court ruled.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Despite Lightfoot’s Calls For His Resignation, Burke Remains Ahead Of Wednesday City Council Meeting

The Daily Line breaks down the agenda for Wednesday's City Council meeting, which may lead to another clash between embattled Ald. Ed Burke and Mayor Lori Lightfoot.