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  • Michael Asher dies at 69; pioneering conceptual artist

    Michael Asher dies at 69; pioneering conceptual artist
    Michael Asher, the pioneering conceptual artist who challenged expectations of what constitutes a work of art and what happens during an art critique, died in his sleep at his Los Angeles home early Monday after several years of poor health. He was 69....
  • Prison data, court files show link between school truancy and crime

    Prison data, court files show link between school truancy and crime
    Of 182 boys and young men recently locked up in Illinois' three medium-security youth prisons, at least 135 used to miss so much school that they were labeled chronic truants. Nearly 60 percent couldn't even read at the third-grade level when they were...
  • City budget hole next year pegged at $339 million

    City budget hole next year pegged at $339 million
    The day of financial reckoning for Chicago is not far off, with the city budget shortfall expected to near a record $1 billion in 2015 if major changes are not made to the government worker pension systems, city officials said Wednesday. That stark...
  • Cubs get split decision at first Wrigley public hearing

    Cubs get split decision at first Wrigley public hearing
    The Cubs earned a partial early victory for their ambitious Wrigley Field construction plan Thursday, getting a preliminary signoff to move back the outfield walls and make other changes to the aging ballpark. But consideration of the most controversial...
  • Emanuel returns donation from tech firm lobbyist

    Emanuel returns donation from tech firm lobbyist
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel has returned a $10,000 campaign donation from a lobbyist for a tech firm disqualified from a city program this week after the Tribune raised questions about potential violations of the mayor's self-imposed limits on political...
  • Redflex losing contract bids amid Chicago scandal

    Redflex losing contract bids amid Chicago scandal
    Seeking to reverse their fortunes amid a debilitating Chicago corruption scandal, top executives of Redflex Traffic Systems flew to Florida for a personal pitch to local officials having second thoughts about giving the company a major contract for a red-...
  • City Hall wants Cubs, rooftop signs deal done by week's end, alderman says

    City Hall wants Cubs, rooftop signs deal done by week's end, alderman says
    City Hall is pressing the Chicago Cubs and the owners of nearby rooftop clubs to reach agreement on a sign deal by week’s end, Ald. Thomas Tunney said today. Such a deal between the Cubs and rooftop owners could be a key component in a proposed...
  • Emanuel cuts cord with besieged red-light camera firm

     Emanuel cuts cord with besieged red-light camera firm
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration dumped the city's longtime red-light camera vendor Friday following a Tribune report about new allegations that the company gave lavish sporting trips to a former city official and then lied about it to City Hall. The...
  • Chicago police union defends request for 12 percent raises over two years

    Chicago police union defends request for 12 percent raises over two years
    City Hall has enough money to give Chicago police officers 12 percent raises over two years and still hire more cops to bolster the size of the force, the head of the city’s Fraternal Order of Police said Thursday in defending the union’s...
  • Emanuel revamps City Hall ethics board

    Emanuel revamps City Hall ethics board
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today dumped the entire board that oversees enforcement of ethics and campaign finance rules at City Hall, calling it “a new day for ethics and accountability in Chicago.” During the quarter-century it has existed, the...
  • City sticker deadlines could change

    City sticker deadlines could change
    Deadlines to buy Chicago vehicle stickers could be staggered throughout the year instead of coming on June 30 for every car, minivan, SUV and truck in the city, City Clerk Susana Mendoza said Wednesday. The first-term clerk is beginning to draw up the...
  • City dropping red-light camera firm as probe heats up

    City dropping red-light camera firm as probe heats up
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today he will axe the city’s embattled red-light camera vendor when its contract expires in July, citing new investigative findings that the company gave thousands of dollars in free trips to the former city official who...