Category: Politics

New mayors elected in Lincolnwood, Niles

by Jason Merel and Cyryl Jakubowski The villages of Lincolnwood and Niles will have new mayors while mayoral incumbents in Skokie, Norridge and Harwood Heights were elected for additional terms in the April 6...

Lincolnwood trustees vie for village president post

by JASON MEREL Lincolnwood trustees Georjean Hlepas Nickell and Jesal Patel discussed issues facing the municipality as they vie to replace outgoing village president Barry Bass in the April 6 consolidated election. Patel is...

Veteran officer criticizes mayor, superintendent for their handling of police suicides; ‘Officers are defeated and depressed,’ he says

by BRIAN NADIG A 27-year police veteran is criticizing  Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent David Brown their handling of police suicides. Three Chicago officers have committed suicide in 2021, including two deaths during...