- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
North Side Alderperson Renews Push To Block City Council Members From Having Second Jobs
Alderpeople are paid six-figure salaries and have access to a city expense account, but they are considered part-time employees who can take outside jobs.
Laughs, Tears And Haikus: Lightfoot, Retiring Alderpeople Say Goodbye At Their Final Council Meeting
Alderpeople spent more than two hours honoring their retiring colleagues. "I love you all," Ald. Anthony Napolitano said. "It got heated down here at times, but in the end, we were all friends."
Jeylu Gutierrez Will Replace Indicted Ald. Ed Burke, Becoming 14th Ward’s 1st New Leader In 50 Years
Gutierrez will be the first Latina to represent the majority Hispanic ward. Ed Burke, for decades one of Chicago's most powerful politicians, had backed the other candidate.
Indicted Ald. Ed Burke Is Retiring After 54 Years. Here’s Who Is Running To Replace Him In 14th Ward
Candidates Jeylú Gutiérrez and Raul Reyes hope to be the 14th Ward's first new alderperson since 1969.
Ed Burke, Chicago’s Longest-Serving Alderman, Will Not Seek Reelection
Burke has represented his Southwest Side ward more than 50 years, serving 14 terms since 1969. He was indicted in 2019 on federal racketeering, bribery and corruption charges.
2022 Could Be A ‘Banner Year’ For Aldermanic Convictions, Experts Say, As Patrick Daley Thompson Verdict Is First In String Of Corruption Cases
Since 1969, 37 aldermen have been convicted of a crime. More await trial. But Bill Cameron, who covered City Hall for 50 years, says "we catch only about 3 or 5% of the bad guys."
New Park District Headquarters In Brighton Park Slated To Be Finished In 2023
The headquarters will include a 58,100-square-foot office space and a 20,000-square-foot field house with a gym and more.
A List Of Chicago Aldermen Indicted, Raided Or Implicated By The Feds, Criminally Charged Or Convicted Since 2019
Chicago is routinely named the most corrupt city in the United States. We've had 30 aldermen convicted of corruption since 1973.
Longtime Street Vendor Forced To Shut Down, Outraging Southwest Side Activists, Residents
The vendor has sold Mexican ice cream at 56th Street and Kedzie Avenue in Gage Park for more than 12 years — but now she's been booted from the ward.
Has Your Alderman Been Indicted? New Website Highlights The History Of Corruption In City Hall — And Hopes You’ll Hold New Leaders Accountable
City Bureau's new website, hasmyaldermanbeenindicted.com, includes information on the aldermen for all 50 of the city’s wards.
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.
‘Ultimate Outsider’ Scott Waguespack Has Big Plans To Reform Ed Burke’s Finance Committee Fiefdom
"This was a broad scope, far-scale system that had been in place for far too long. We're going to change that."
Just Quit Now, Mayor Lightfoot Tells Ed Burke After He’s Indicted Under Racketeering Law Used Against Mobsters And Gangs
The feds hit the recently reelected alderman with harsher charges and revealed new taped conversations between him and former Ald. Danny Solis, who wore a wire.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Shuts Down Ald. Ed Burke During Her 1st City Council Meeting: ‘I Will Call You When I’m Ready To Hear From You’
Mayor Lori Lightfoot's quick shutdown of longtime Ald. Ed Burke led to some applause at City Council on Wednesday.
Lightfoot Should Crack Down On Corruption ‘Week One’ With Sweeping Ethics Reforms, Board Urges
“People who are only self-interested are going to be opposed to this, and we’ll see what they do.”
Ald. Ed Burke Took Bribe From Portage Park Businessman To Get A Large Sign, Feds Say
Charles Cui, who transformed a long-vacant Six Corners bank building into a Binny’s Beverage Depot and gym, was charged Friday with bribing Burke.
After Danny Solis’ Bombshell Federal Affidavit Is Unsealed, Disgraced Alderman Asks For Privacy
The federal affidavit alleged Solis received sex acts at massage parlors and campaign contributions in exchange for ushering deals through City Council.
Ald. Ed Burke Wins Re-Election In 14th Ward Despite Facing Federal Corruption Charges
Burke is one of four Chicago aldermen facing legal problems.
Ald. Ed Burke Is Giving Away Chicago Flag Winter Hats To Residents While Fighting Off The Feds, 2 Ward Challengers
Burke and his supporters have also given away hams, ice scrapers and key chains, said one 14th Ward resident.
With Ald. Danny Solis And Ricardo Muñoz Missing In Action At City Hall, Little Village Industrial Plan Stalls
Since he was charged with domestic violence, Ald. Ricardo Muñoz has not been back to City Hall. Ald. Danny Solis has been missing since news broke that he wore a wire.