Post-election coverage begins with an in-studio analysis of Tuesday's winners and losers. Which aldermanic candidates will face run-offs? Jesus “Chuy” Garcia calls in to share the latest on his own run-off against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in April. And, we hear from Robert "Bob" Fioretti and Willie Wilson. Also, we take a closer look at public safety, education, jobs and the economy and city pensions.
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.
A new Cook County ordinance that touches the hot-button issue of immigration is allowing inmates out of the county’s jail and making waves in other parts of the country.The ordinance, approved Wednesday by the County Board, halts compliance with Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests that cert
Cook County commissioners on Wednesday could take center stage in the nation’s immigration debate if they enact a proposal that would begin freeing some jail inmates wanted by federal authorities.The measure requires the sheriff to decline Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests known as detain