Mayor Rahm Emanuel
CHICAGO | Rahm Emanuel swept into the Chicago mayor's office with support from across the city, a nod from favorite son Barack Obama and a promise — some might say a threat — to tackle Chicago's many problems with the same ferocity that made him at times feared in national politics.
CHICAGO | Three days after a bullet fired on a city street pierced a wall and killed an 11-year-old girl playing inside a house, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel gathered law enforcement officials, educators and others on Monday to talk about violence in the city.
CHICAGO | Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is ruling out a 2015 bid for Chicago mayor.
CHICAGO | An agreement to make public all completed investigations of Chicago police misconduct will shine a light like never before on a department that has long been dogged by a reputation for brutality and a code of silence, according to a law school professor involved in the litigation t…
CHICAGO | The new law overhauling two Chicago pension systems has factored into the re-election bid for Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a news conference in October 2013 in Chicago. On Monday, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation that would help Chicago reduce a multibillion-dollar pension shortfall but could lead to a property tax increase. Chicago has the worst-funded pension syst…
CHICAGO | Forced by court order to allow long-banned gun stores to open in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday introduced an ordinance that is so strict and so dramatically limits where the stores can operate that critics say it is little more than a continuation of the city's longtime ban.
CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel is to appear on "The Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon, making good on his promise after the host came to Chicago in March and jumped into the icy Lake Michigan.
CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will use a keynote address Thursday at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to promote the idea of courting private investors to bankroll infrastructure projects in return for a share of the profits.
SPRINGFIELD | A fast-tracked plan to overhaul two Chicago city-pension programs slowed in the Illinois House Thursday, as nervous lawmakers said they fear backlash for a massive property-tax increase even if they don't directly approve it.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Less than 48 hours after it was proposed, an Illinois House committee gave quick approval Wednesday to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to fix two underfunded Chicago pension systems in part by levying a massive property tax increase.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan for fixing part of the nation's worst municipal pension crisis is now in the hands of state lawmakers — and it's likely just the first of many from cities across the state seeking legislative help for their employee retirement funds.
CHICAGO | Mayors of some of America's biggest cities said Thursday that cities, not Washington, D.C., are driving the country's economic growth.
CHICAGO | Mayor Rahm Emanuel has instructed city attorneys to ask for a six-month delay on firearms sales in Chicago.
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CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says there's no question he will back Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's re-election bid, despite his friendship with a Republican challenger.
SPRINGFIELD | One of Illinois’ top Democrats says the state’s shaky fiscal condition must be considered when lawmakers take up debate on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to require tougher prison sentences for gun crimes.
CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday that he plans to appoint attorney and former independent alderman Martin Oberman to the troubled Metra Board of Directors.
CHICAGO | Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Friday he has created a panel to study what to do with nearly 50 Chicago public schools that have been closed as part of aggressive cost-cutting efforts.
CHICAGO | Visitors to the nation's third-largest city are usually spotted wandering the Magnificent Mile, snapping pictures of the Willis Tower and sampling Chicago-style deep dish pizza, but if some persistent Illinois lawmakers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel get their way, a glitzy casino would be…
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