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Chicago's ranks of beat cops dwindle

Murders down 35 percent in Near West police district

Western Avenue to close this weekend for Bloomingdale Trail bridge work

Don’t forget about street level, aldermen tell acting CDOT head Scheinfeld

With one of Chicago’s harshest winters in full swing, potholes were on the minds of City Council Committee on Transportation and Public Way members Monday as they approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s appointment of Rebekah Scheinfeld as commissioner of the Chicago Department of Transportation.

Specifically, aldermen wanted to make sure Scheinfeld does not lose sight of necessary block-level repairs while undertaking the task of overseeing CDOT’s big-picture projects – the Divvy bike program, speed cameras, and construction of the Chicago Riverwalk.

Midway Airport hits passenger record in 2013

Officials warn Chicagoans about 'extremely dangerous' cold

Chicago Public Library ranked No. 1 in US

The Chicago Public Library has been named the top public library system in the United States in a recent report from the Information Science Department of Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf in Germany.


Canaryville eyed for Divvy bikes

No new bikes lanes on Milwaukee Avenue, residents tell city officials

Lakeview commander keeps focus on robberies in '14, but with fewer officers