Articles By Heather Cherone
Introduced by Pilsen Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez, the ordinance looks to curb "predatory tactics" to get homeowners in gentrifying neighborhoods to sell their property.
Put in place by former 1st Ward Ald. Proco “Joe” Moreno on Dec. 12, 2018, the moratorium prevented the sale of packaged liquor between Wood Street and Milwaukee Avenue.
Aldermen have begun pushing back, stalling Lori Lightfoot’s first attempt to increase the supply of affordable housing and pressing her appointees on their views of aldermanic power.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposal also aims to reduce penalties and offer debt relief to low-income motorists.
The mayor will hold public forums around the city to talk about the city's budget.
The Plan Commission also approved a $61 million proposal to bring a pair of office towers to River North.
6 Pedestrians Killed In July Alone In Chicago As Experts Blame Distracted Driving, More Cars On Roads
One-third of the 23 pedestrian deaths so far this year happened while the pedestrians were in a marked crosswalk, officials said.
The lawsuit filed Friday seeks to void the deal Rahm Emanuel pushed through at his last City Council meeting.
Frank Robb, the gator trapper who caught the alligator, was paid $2,500 for the work that made him a Chicago superstar.