Emanuel to unveil new Chicago gun control ordinance
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today indicated he will put forward his own city gun control ordinance in the next few days after state lawmakers did not reach agreement on the divisive issue.
New disorderly conduct language advances at City Hall
Chicago aldermen on Thursday advanced a plan to change the city’s disorderly conduct ordinance in a way they argued could help police disperse crowds at gang funerals as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s get-tough stance on the gatherings.
Food truck owners suing city
Calling Chicago's food truck ordinance "less than advertised," two local food trucks filed a lawsuit Wednesday with hopes of repealing key provisions of the recently passed law.
Pot ticketing law to take effect Lollapalooza weekend
Attendees at the giant musical festival still will face arrest Lollapalooza kicks off in a few hours, and the three-day lakefront music festival is set to unfold just as Chicago's new pot ticket ordinance takes effect.
Food truck ordinance approved
The Chicago City Council today approved a measure to expand food truck offerings following weeks of controversy about various provisions in the new rules.