Two Chicago aldermen introduced a resolution on Wednesday that would call for the city's animal shelters to limit euthanasia practices.
Alderman Ed Burke
Hear what viewers had to say about Chicago Public Schools’ mariachi music program, Geoffrey Baer’s tour of Chicago’s rapid transit system and Ald. Ed Burke’s workers’ compensation program when we read feedback from the "Chicago Tonight" website, and our Facebook and Twitter pages.
Efforts to pass a stronger plan making the City Council more accountable were sidelined yesterday. Aldermen tells us what happened behind the scenes.
The City Council is expected to vote this week on whether to extend the powers of city Inspector General Joe Ferguson to cover the activities of the City Council itself. More than 30 aldermen are said to be supportive of the measure, but key alderman are trying to dilute the powers that Ferguson may be given. A panel of aldermen tells us what they think will happen.
Chefs Rally Against Antibiotics in Livestock
Chicago chefs are rallying against the use of antibiotics in livestock. We revisit the discussion we had with our panel about what this means for city consumers and diners.
Energy Drink Ban
In tonight's Viewer Mail, we hear what you had to say about a proposal to ban high-caffeine energy drinks in Chicago.
Powerful alderman ‘intends to cooperate fully’
Chicago City Council's watchdog says he will "immediately" investigate records controlled by Ald. Ed Burke.
City Council's recently appointed watchdog is looking at Chicago's most powerful alderman, and is investigating 20 more aldermen or aldermanic staff members for potential wrongdoing. We have the exclusive details.