- 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, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Delia Ramirez Wins 3rd District Primary To Represent New Majority Latino Seat In Congress
Ramirez, a state rep, beat out Chicago Ald. Gilbert Villegas and others to become the Democratic nominee for the newly-drawn 3rd congressional district seat, according to unofficial returns.
Logan Square Leaders Blast Ald. Villegas For ‘Misleading’ Campaign Mailers — But Villegas Says Outcry Is A ‘Political Stunt’
In his bid for Congress, Villegas is touting a Logan Square affordable housing project as an achievement. Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa and others said Villegas is taking credit for something he "had nothing to do with."
Voters Should Decide On Chicago’s New Ward Map, Latino Caucus And Independent Group Say As They Join Forces To Push For Referendum
The head of the City Council Black Caucus fired back that the Latino Caucus map proposal would "reduce the gains the Black community has made in Chicago."
Alderpeople Emerge From Ward Remap Negotiations Sunday Without A Compromise
The two sides emerged without a compromise, sniping that the other wasn’t open to negotiations. If they can't compromise, Chicagoans will vote on competing proposals in June.
Latino Caucus Puts Its Ward Map Proposal Up For Referendum: ‘It’s Time For The Voters To Decide’
Supporters of the Latino Caucus map maintain they'll continue negotiations, but are confident they'll be victorious if Chicago voters decide between multiple maps.
City Council’s Black, Latino Caucuses Urged To Compromise As Fight Over New Ward Map Continues
The Latino population has grown in Chicago while the Black population has declined. Latino Caucus members say that means there should be more majority Latino wards — but that shouldn't come at the cost of Black representation, opponents say.
Support Grows For A Majority Asian American Ward In Chicago, ‘Unifying The Voices Of The People’
Despite differences on the city's new ward map, leaders of both the Black and Latino caucuses have now came out in support of Chicago's first majority Asian American ward.
As Lightfoot Bargains To Pass Budget, Black Caucus Wants Cash-For-Poor Pilot Money Spent To Combat Violence Instead
Meanwhile, progressives are pushing the city to invest $10 million in mental health clinics — and they've got the support of a slim City Council majority.
As Lightfoot Moves To Allow More Locations For Weed Shops, Aldermen Fear Losing Their Control
Critics say the city needs to change or risk losing licenses to the suburbs. Said one potential license holder of aldermen: “They want to make sure that somebody comes and kisses the ring, but ain’t nobody got time for that."
Chicago Fire Eyes Belmont Cragin As Home For Team’s Massive $90M Training Facility
Neighbors can attend a community meeting Thursday about the project, which includes a performance center and soccer fields at Hanson Park.
Plan To Stop ‘Rogue’ Tow Trucks From Preying On Car Crash Victims, Holding Vehicles ‘Hostage,’ Stalls In City Council Committee
Despite incidents of gunfire between rival tow truck drivers and towers listening to scanners to beat police to the scene of a crash, a council committee said it needs more time to consider the crackdown.
Hermosa Overlooked In City’s Protect Chicago Plus Vaccination Plan, Neighborhood Leaders Say
A local clinic recently opened a vaccination site in hard-hit Belmont Cragin. Hermosa, which shares a ZIP code with Belmont Cragin, should've been factored into the city's plan, neighborhood leaders said.
Lightfoot’s Floor Leader Gilbert Villegas Resigns, Ald. Michelle Harris Taking Over Role
Villegas' resignation comes 18 months into Lightfoot's first term. Under a newly created position, Ald. George Cardenas will serve as deputy floor leader.
Belmont Cragin Is Facing One Of The Biggest Coronavirus Outbreaks In The City. Is One New Testing Site Enough?
Aldermen are pushing the city to open up church rectories and Downtown hotels to Belmont Cragin residents who need to self-isolate.
‘Society Should Not Accept This’: After Toddler Shot Dead In Alley, Neighbors Rally To Find Killer
The boy, identified as 2-year-old Julien Gonzalez, was caught in the crossfire Saturday night while with his parents at a family party in Hermosa.
Chicago’s Bird Rescuers Panic As Pigeon Racing Advocates Gain City Support
Pigeon racers say they wouldn't hurt their birds — but a Chicago group says pigeon racing will lead to more injured birds in the city.