Thursday, October 7, 2010

At approximately 5:00 on the morning of Thursday October 7th there was a home invasion in the area of Southport and Barry.

The initial investigation indicates that the offenders entered a residence through an open 1st floor window, possibly using a patio chair found in aContinue...


Wednesday, October 6, 2010

The Chicago Police Department is investigating an attempted Child Abduction that occurred on October 1st, 2010 at 7:40 A.M. at approximately 3114 N. Hoyne near the alley. The victim was en route to school and after she got off the eastbound bus at Belmont gettingContinue...


Friday, October 1, 2010

Since the World Cup is on it’s two-day break before the quarterfinals begin, I have a chance to think about things less important. A few years back, Chicago was held up as a shining example of what big cities could do with bicycle infrastructure whenContinue...



Wednesday, September 8, 2010

President Barack Obama signed a Disaster Declaration for Cook County for Individual Assistance in regards to the flooding disaster that Cook County suffered on July 24, 2010. This declaration authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to begin working with local residents to issue disasterContinue...

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Mayor Richard Daley says he will not run for re-election in 2011, saying it’s “time for me, it’s time for Chicago to move on.”

“The truth is I have been thinking about this for the past several months,” Daley said at a City Hall news conference.Continue...



Friday, August 13, 2010

City officials from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC), along with the Chicago Department of Public Health, the Department of Family and Support Services and other City departments and sister agencies reminded residents today to be aware of extreme temperatures and take theContinue...


Tuesday, August 3, 2010

A 10 day Sales Tax Holiday will begin in Chicago and throughout Illinois this Friday August 6th and last through August 15th. During this 10-day period consumers can purchase certain items and pay sales tax at a reduced rate.

It will cover clothing and footwear (itemsContinue...


Monday, August 2, 2010

A crowd of residents, 1st Ward Alderman Proco “Joe” Moreno and 32nd Ward Alderman Scott Waguespack gathered at Western, Armitage and Wilmot as police officers from Chicago District 14 took roll call on Thursday night. The event was Positive Loitering, a coming together of communityContinue...



Friday, July 30, 2010

The Office of Budget and Management released a preliminary city budget for 2011.

Click here to view the July 30th Preliminary 2011 Budget Presentation.

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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Today Alderman Scott Waguespack and Alderman Vi Daley will introduce a new ordinance authorizing the operation of Mobile Food Facilities (MFFs) in Chicago. Many cities, such as Los Angeles, New York, Portland and Austin already allow for a thriving mobile food culture. As the CityContinue...