- 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
Ald. Daniel La Spata To Square Off Against 3 Candidates — Including Former Ald. Proco Joe Moreno — In 1st Ward Race
Community leader Andy Schneider and attorney Sam Royko are making their first bids for public office while Moreno is trying to win back the City Council seat he held for nine years.
Outgoing Ald. Tom Tunney Backs Proco Joe Moreno In 1st Ward Race
Moreno, who is running to unseat Ald. Daniel La Spata, said he's "humbled" and "grateful" for the Lakeview alderman's support.
Proco Joe Moreno Should Be Kicked Off 1st Ward Ballot, Objectors Argue In Complaint
Two neighbors of candidate Sam Royko are challenging Moreno's bid for office in part because of his criminal history, while a longtime backer of the former alderperson also is trying to get Royko tossed from the race.
Man Throws Drink At Ald. Daniel La Spata During Campaign Bike Ride: ‘It Was Jarring And Classless’
A former political hopeful claimed responsibility, saying he acted alone. La Spata said he saw his challenger, former Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno, in the crowd, but Moreno denied involvement.
Proco Joe Moreno To Run For City Council Again After Legal Woes, Report Says
The controversial figure lost a 2019 re-election bid amid a series of scandals, but he said he has more work to do in the 1st Ward.
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.
Former Wicker Park Alderman Did Not Wrongfully Downzone Double Door Building, Court Rules
Brian Strauss' lawsuit alleged former 1st Ward Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno inappropriately downzoned the Wicker Park building. A court disagreed.
Former Ald. Proco Joe Moreno Released From Jail: ‘No More Surprises,’ Judge Says
Moreno also has been ordered to undergo treatment for substance use in connection with the drunken Gold Coast crash. That — and testing — will be mandated by a judge.
Former Ald. Proco Joe Moreno Sent To Jail After Being Charged With Drunk Driving While Out On Bond
A Cook County judge called the former 1st Ward alderman "an extreme danger to the community" in sending him to jail for the Dec. 27 drunk driving crash in Gold Coast.
Wicker Park Target Can Now Sell Booze After Moreno-Era Liquor Ban Lifted
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.
Battle Between Wicker Park Developers Over Jam-Packed Corner Heads To Court: ‘The City Should Just Fold Now’
The lawsuit comes after former 1st Ward Ald. Proco "Joe" Moreno discreetly approved a massive development nearby.
Construction Begins On New Batch Of Million-Dollar Condos, Townhomes On Wicker Park’s Division Street
Alcove Wicker Park will be nestled tightly within a collection of high-rise rental towers near the intersection of Division Street and Ashland Avenue.
Neighbors Say There’s No Room For Another High-Rise On Wicker Park Corner, But A Final Push From Moreno May Have Sealed Their Fate
Citing Blue Line overcrowding and general congestion, neighbors say former Ald. Joe Moreno (1st) lied to them and pushed a "greedy" development through council.
Joe Moreno Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Alleging He Falsely Reported His Audi Stolen, Tried To Collect $30K In Insurance
Moreno, 46, was arraigned before Cook County Judge William H. Hooks Tuesday morning.
Ald. Proco ‘Joe’ Moreno Indicted For Allegedly Telling Cops His Audi Was Stolen, Insurance Fraud
He's scheduled for arraignment June 18.
Three Aldermen — La Spata, Hopkins, Waguespack — Join Forces To Meet With And Update Residents
Joe Moreno’s Ex Sues Alderman, Says He Ruined Her Reputation With False Car Theft Report: ‘People Stopped Trusting Me’
“He was like, 'You know what, let me go through election. I will explain everything to you,’” Moreno's ex-girlfriend Liliya Hrabar told reporters.
Ald. Proco ‘Joe’ Moreno Told Cops Someone Stole His Audi, But Prosecutors Say He Really Loaned It To Woman He Was Dating
The woman was arrested after Moreno loaned her his Audi — then insisted the car was stolen, prosecutors said.
Ald. Proco ‘Joe’ Moreno Charged With Insurance Fraud, Obstruction For Telling Cops His Audi Was Stolen
A friend of the controversial alderman said he let her drive the car, but Moreno later reported it stolen. He said it was a misunderstanding.
‘Learning To Lead By Listening’: Ald.-elect Daniel La Spata Pledges To Forge A New Way Of Doing Business
"I hope, for you, this models the kind of government that I’m really hoping to bring." Ald.-elect Daniel La Spata (1st) wants to hear from voters before he takes office on May 20.