Category: Politics

NW Side aldermen mull civilian police oversight

NW Side aldermen mull civilian police oversight

by KEVIN GROSS Some Northwest Side aldermen said that they are opposed to a proposal to create a new civilian accountability commission for the Chicago Police Department, which would possibly have authority to direct...

Fraternal Order of Police files complaint against Ald. Arena with Inspector General

Fraternal Order of Police files complaint against Ald. Arena with Inspector General

by BRIAN NADIG The Fraternal Order of Police Chicago Lodge 7 has filed a complaint with the city Inspector General alleging that Alderman John Arena (45th) has been harassing city workers by filing “false...

Degnen defeats county Commissioner Fritchey

Degnen defeats county Commissioner Fritchey

by KEVIN GROSS Bridget Degnen defeated incumbent commissioner John Fritchey in the 12th District of Cook County race in the primary election on March 20 despite his vocal opposition to the county soda tax...

Martwick victorious in primary

Martwick victorious in primary

by BRIAN NADIG State Representative Robert Martwick (D-19) was one of the big winners in the March 20 primary election on the Northwest Side while incumbent state Senator Ira Silverstein (D-8) was defeated. "I’m...