A governor, a congresswoman, state transportation officials and local mayors took turns at a center-of-the-bridge stage Wednesday morning to praise the collaborations and commitments of those who held to the vision.
As Rahm Emanuel awaits a final confirmation vote on his nomination as ambassador to Japan, Chicago’s former inspector general has written a letter to U.S. senators emphasizing there is no evidence the former mayor or his administration covered up the police shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Outraged over a Chicago police accountability report that recommended a suspension for slain Officer Ella French, a group of aldermen said Tuesday they “vehemently oppose” Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s choice to lead the police oversight office.
A top public safety adviser for Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot resigned amid concerns about city’s ability to "keep moving ... forward" on crime prevention and consent decree.
Sylvester Turner will "leave [no] stone unturned" following the Astroworld Festival tragedy in Texas.
A northwest Indiana mayor acknowledged Friday he smoked marijuana at two recent Grateful Dead concerts in Chicago, and pledged to work to legalize marijuana nationwide if he's elected to the U.S. Senate.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey was reelected to a second term, surviving a bitter challenge in a race that focused on calls for changes to policing and racial justice, elections officials announced Wednesday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis voters on Tuesday rejected a proposal to replace the city’s police department with a new Department of Public Safety, an idea that supporters had hoped would bring radical change to policing in the city where George Floyd’s death under an officer’s knee brought calls for racial justice.
Members of Chicago’s City Council fell short Friday in their effort to overturn Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s rule requiring police, firefighters and other city workers to report their vaccine status or risk being suspended without pay.
"It is not a queen on that throne," the head of Chicago's police union told aldermen. "It is a mayor."
Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel both defended and expressed regret over his handling of the police shooting of Laquan McDonald under questioning from senators during a confirmation hearing Wednesday on his nomination as U.S. ambassador to Japan.
Chicago Sky principal owner Michael Alter has agreed to pay a $5,000 fine to the city after the ethics board sanctioned him for unregistered lobbying of Mayor Lori Lightfoot.