After two highly publicized gas giveaways, businessman Willie Wilson declared he’s entering the 2023 race for mayor of Chicago – his third consecutive attempt at running for mayor. Wilson is the second candidate to officially declare his candidacy following Ald. Raymond Lopez’s announcement he was running for mayor last week.
Former Ald. Danny Solis pleaded not guilty to one felony bribery charge as court documents revealed the deferred prosecution deal Solis made with federal prosecutors.
In Springfield, lawmakers rushed to pass a flurry of bills before the end of spring session and Gov. J.B. Pritzker searches for the successor to former Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike, who was named CEO and president of Sinai Chicago hospital network.
The independent monitor overseeing the federal consent decree binding the Chicago Police Department to reform released a new report indicating CPD is making progress but falling behind on developing a new foot pursuit policy.
Heather Cherone, WTTW | @HeatherCherone
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