Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has been busy recently with some major appointments. On Monday, he chose Jean Claude Brizard as CEO of Chicago Public Schools. On Tuesday, Emanuel tapped Forrest Claypool to head the Chicago Transit Authority. The Mayor-elect also named members of his financial team.
It's Tuesday and we are now officially in Spring. Wait, when is that supermoon again? I missed it this weekend and I would love to get my old moon boots out and dance on my roof. Oh, it's not coming back for years? Bummer, guess I'll put my moon boots back in the closet.
Creditors of the Chicago-based Tribune Company began battling it out in bankruptcy court in Delaware today. The bankruptcy judge will decide between two competing reorganization plans submitted by creditors.
A story: Let me be the first in the media to whip this fine city into a frenzy: Potholes are becoming a problem. Of course my findings are anectodal and unscientific, but I've lived here long enough to know when it's pothole season.
Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Maurice Possley worked as an investigative reporter for nearly 25 years for the Chicago Tribune. As a federal courts reporter and then as a deputy metropolitan editor, he unearthed great misconduct and wrongful convictions.
The top four mayoral candidates gathered to debate Thursday night. Mere hours before the event, Rahm Emanuel’s candidacy was still in question. But late Thursday the Illinois Supreme Court settled the matter.