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New City Council will have more Hispanic, gay aldermen and fewer women

On May 18 at the Chicago Theatre, 13 first-time aldermen will be sworn into office. The new City Council will be younger and include more hispanics, more openly gay aldermen and fewer women.


After 'awesome' talks with Rahm, Napolitano to remain independent for now

Aldermen want to tighten grip on all-night convenience stores

Downtown alderman wants to flag sidewalk cafes for encroachment

Gov. Rauner, City Council face off on right-to-work in final meeting of term

The final meeting of the current Chicago City Council on Wednesday featured a showdown between Gov. Bruce Rauner and aldermen over the governor’s proposed right-to-work zones.


Council approves watered-down red-light camera reforms

String of Rogers Park shootings fueled by social media, alderman says

Rauner to pitch pro-business 'Turnaround Agenda' to City Council Wednesday

Ald. Mell says police were aware of gang wake service before shooting

Ald.-elect Hopkins seeks to respect neighborhood diversity in 2nd Ward