The Chicago Sun-Times recently reported that Zion city officials have discussed selling City Hall. Eight Forty-Eight asked listeners what they would sell to make some extra dough. When times are tough, what would you put on the auction block?
A winter storm that could bring four to seven inches of snow is heading toward Northern Illinois. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch beginning Friday morning at 9 a.m. and ending at midnight.
Most of the North-Grand High School auditorium was empty Wednesday night as Chicago aldermen held what could be their final hearing in an effort to redraw the city’s ward map.The 150 people who showed up did include 15 aldermen who heard complaints for almost three hours about a map backed by Mayor
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to announce a new program Thursday that gives minority and women-owned businesses seeking city contracts extra support.Emanuel is establishing a “phase-out graduation” program to give businesses additional support as they outgrow the women and minority program.Jamie
A debate about a Cook County ordinance that frees some inmates wanted by immigration authorities could get hotter. At its meeting Wednesday, the County Board agreed to consider two proposed amendments that would scale back the ordinance.