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Report: Embattled cop at top of list for complaints
Aug. 5, 2014
An analysis of excessive-force complaints is raising more questions about a West Side police commander under investigation for allegedly assaulting an arrestee.
CPD leaves commander in post despite DNA test
Jul. 31, 2014
The city’s Independent Police Review Authority has recommended that Harrison District Cmdr. Glenn Evans be stripped of his police powers for allegedly assaulting an arrestee.
George Lucas Museum coming to Chicago
Jun. 25, 2014
The Star Wars creator picks Chicago as the home for his art, memorabilia museum over San Francisco and Los Angeles.
This gif shows just how gerrymandered Chicago is
Jun. 5, 2014
Chicago’s 2nd Ward has grown from one of its least gerrymandered to its most over the past 80 years.
Chicago could be a major tech hub for international startups
May. 23, 2014
Why international start-ups could choose Chicago over Silicon Valley.
Chicago seeks end to federal hiring oversight
May. 15, 2014
A crusading lawyer who fought for decades against Chicago’s entrenched political patronage system is finally calling for an end to federal oversight of City Hall’s hiring practices.
Chicago e-cigarette crackdown begins
Apr. 29, 2014
Starting Tuesday smokers can't use any e-cigarette devices in the workplace or public places, and sales move behind the counter.
Madigan drops property tax mandate in pension bill
Apr. 7, 2014
The changes to the bill by Illinois' House Speaker and Mayor Rahm Emanuel remove controversial language requiring a Chicago property tax increase to ease the city's pension crisis. But the changes may end up being more political than practical.
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