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  • State, feds turned blind eye to problems in Harvey

    State, feds turned blind eye to problems in Harvey
    The glossy campaign fliers arrived in time to help Harvey's besieged mayor. Eric Kellogg's police department was mired in scandal, reports of violent crime were rising and challengers were calling him corrupt. But the fliers showed a different...
  • College student plans to run for Chicago mayor

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Rumors about who might challenge Rahm Emanuel in the 2015 mayoral election have started to circulate, with mentions of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis and a handful of...
  • FOP president officially removed from office

    FOP president officially removed from office
    The embattled president of the union that represents rank-and-file Chicago police officers has been officially removed from office some three months after stirring controversy when he publicly questioned the fairness of past contract negotiations, the...
  • Police union election ends with run-off

    Police union election ends with run-off
    An election to replace the ousted president of the union for Chicago’s rank-and-file police officers ended in a run-off Friday. Dean Angelo and Bill Dougherty, the union's acting president, will face off in another election that has yet to be...
  • Voice of the People, Mar. 15

    Solving crime I read the Oct. 27 Tribune editorial "Curb crime, save Chicago," and I agree with the solutions put forth to decrease crime. As a student at Johnson College Prep High School in the center of Englewood, a neighborhood where many crimes...
  • Sheriff's deputies, auditors descend on Harvey's city hall

    Sheriff's deputies, auditors descend on Harvey's city hall
    Cook County sheriff's deputies and officials from the state comptroller's office descended on Harvey's City Hall on Friday to begin auditing financial records in an effort to enforce a watchdog law long ignored by the scandal-plagued south suburb. The...
  • Lawsuit by Koschman's mother accuses cops of falsifying evidence about son's death

    Lawsuit by Koschman's mother accuses cops of falsifying evidence about son's death
    Chicago police fabricated evidence and conspired with City Hall and county prosecutors to protect then-Mayor Richard Daley’s “political dynasty” by covering up the involvement of Daley’s nephew in a 2004 killing, a federal...
  • John Kass: Mayoral tan? Bali Hai Mayor Rahmfather

    Nice tan, Mr. Mayor! You came back from steamy and tropical Indonesia to a city frozen in ice and snow, where the side streets and alleys hadn't been plowed and where schoolkids were almost sent into the worst of the cold. But Rahm Emanuel wasn't...
  • Watchdog: Red light bribe scandal could be widespread

    Watchdog: Red light bribe scandal could be widespread
    A fired executive of Chicago's beleaguered red light camera company alleges in a lawsuit that Redflex Traffic Systems doled out bribes and gifts at "dozens of municipalities" in 13 other states and says he is cooperating in an ongoing federal...
  • Perspective: Can improvement districts help save Chicago schools?

    Perspective: Can improvement districts help save Chicago schools?
    Struggling public schools in some Chicago neighborhoods only provide further incentive for middle-class families to choose suburban enclaves. But the story of urban planning that began with Daniel Burnham's 1909 Plan of Chicago is a tale of...
  • Perspective: Speaking the same language of opportunity

    Perspective: Speaking the same language of opportunity
    Opportunity has always brought new communities to Chicago, from the growth of railroads and stockyards in the 19th century to the recent emergence of technology startups; the city has consistently welcomed people from different corners of the world. In...
  • City announces new red light camera deal

    City announces new red light camera deal
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration announced Friday it has reached an agreement to replace the city’s troubled red-light camera operator that’s been embroiled in a federal bribery investigation at City Hall. As a result of the...