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Emanuel: Chicago will protect DREAMers despite DACA termination

Emanuel: Chicago will protect DREAMers despite DACA termination

Zainab Ikram

September 18, 2017


Filed under News

President Donald Trump’s administration has recently announced that they will be rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and is giving Congress six months to replace it. DACA allowed thousands of undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children to stay in ...

Funding for new cops still uncertain

Funding for new cops still uncertain

Zainab Ikram

October 10, 2016


Filed under News

While the city has been quite clear about its intention to hire about 1,000 new police officers to halt rampant crime problems, it left one important aspect out: how much the effort will cost. By the end of two years, the department will have hired 970 police officers (516 officers, 92 field training...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposes more cops

Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposes more cops

Brenden Moore and Kyle Woosley

September 26, 2016


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Mayor Rahm Emanuel proposed a broad plan Sept. 22 to solve the violence plaguing many Chicago neighborhoods, centered on hiring nearly 1,000 more police officers. The mayor argued the increased manpower and tougher penalties for gun offenders will go a long way towards getting the city’s surging cr...

Commentary: Rahm Emanuel reigns on in Chicago

Commentary: Rahm Emanuel reigns on in Chicago

Brenden Moore

April 12, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

“Chicago ain’t ready for reform yet,” said former 43rd Ward Alderman Paddy Bauler upon his victory over a reform candidate in 1939. Indeed, this line became one of folklore as Chicago went from being a haven for gangsters to a safe place for elected officials to perfect their craft of graft. Read More ...

Mayor Emanuel unable to capture majority, faces runoff

Mayor Emanuel unable to capture majority, faces runoff

Brenden Moore

February 24, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

  Mayor Rahm Emanuel is headed to an April 7 runoff with Cook County Commissioner Chuy Garcia after failing to get the 50 percent plus one needed to win tonight. With most precincts reporting, Emanuel has about 45 percent of the vote — well ahead of Garcia who took 34 percent — while other challengers Bob Fioretti, Willie Wilson and William ‘Dock’ Walls split the res...

Storify: Chicago Women’s Mayoral Forum

Kathryn Eardley

January 25, 2015


Filed under Metro, Multimedia, News

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