Latest Richard Daley News

Police shooting looms over Emanuel in confirmation battle

Oct. 19, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a Black teen in Chicago seven years ago is looming large over the city’s former mayor, Rahm Emanuel, as he looks to win confirmation as President Joe Biden’s ambassador to Japan. Several liberal House lawmakers and...

Asian Americans in Chicago want majority-Asian ward in remap

Oct. 10, 2021 09:09 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Asian Americans in Chicago are pushing for a majority Asian ward as the city redraws its political maps, saying it will ensure the fast-growing community has a unified voice at City Hall. The Coalition For A Better Chinese American Community has been...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Oct. 05, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

Chicago Tribune. September 29, 2021. Editorial: Bears vs. Lightfoot. Mayor, it’s time for a goal-line stand for taxpayers. The NFL faithful know Don Wachter. He’s the Chicago Bears superfan who shows up at Soldier Field wearing a hat made from a...