Votes on legislation will be cast on iPads at councilmembers’ desks, replacing the decades-old practice of verbal roll-call voting.
Bally’s, Hard Rock and Rush Street Gaming make the short list. The city says public hearings on each proposal are coming.
Chicago voters may have to choose new ward maps after Latino and Black aldermen put forward competing maps with no compromise in sight.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s controversial measure has languished for months. Wednesday’s delay is a sign it didn’t have enough votes to pass.
The city hopes to pilot the housing model as an alternative to shelters now that its contract with an upscale downtown hotel is ending.
Thompson will have to give up his 11th Ward seat after being convicted of the federal crimes.
Among hundreds of pre-trial motions, attorneys argued whether taped conversations with former alderman Danny Solis could be used.
Health experts are probing that exact question as the highly contagious omicron variant begins to wane.
Health officials say we’ll be living with the coronavirus for perhaps years to come. But how we’ll live with it is the real question.
The city council also approved St. Anthony’s hospital moving to Little Village and put restrictions on sugary drinks on kids menus.