For the third time this summer, activists used major roadways in an effort to shine a light on the violence plaguing Chicago’s South and West Sides.
These are the names you need to know as the murder trial of suspended police Officer Jason Van Dyke gets underway.
“As much as I love this job and will always love this city and its residents, I have decided not to seek re-election,” Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday.
A bombshell announcement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a rare public statement from Laquan McDonald’s family set the scene on the eve of Jason Van Dyke’s murder trial.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will not seek a third term. We get reaction to the news from City Council.
What does the mayor’s decision to not seek re-election mean to challengers – and potential challengers – in the 2019 race? Local political reporters weigh in.
From issues of police and violence, to community development and education, an assessment of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s legacy.
Not only does director Calvin MacLean have deep Chicago roots, so do a number of the major players in this grand-scale production.
Winning a third term wasn’t ever going to be easy for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. But the dynamics of the race quickly went topsy-turvy with Emanuel’s announcement that he won’t be on the 2019 ballot.