Archive for February 2019

Little Village candidate wins 'Chewie' endorsement

Little Village candidate wins 'Chewie' endorsement
Little Village is Jesús “Chuy” García Town, no doubt about it, and his endorsements weigh heavily among Latino voters. It’s understood that in this political climate, whoever Chuy supports wins the race. Of the four candidates looking to succeed Ald. Ricardo Muñoz (22nd), who is currently away getting his life together, Richard Juarez Sr. has... Read more »

Solis insider reveals who alderman supports, cites allegations of sexual misconduct against a candidate

Solis insider reveals who alderman supports, cites allegations of sexual misconduct against a candidate
While Ald. Danny Solis remains in hiding as a result of the lurid details that emerged when the feds tapped his phone, one self-described ally, Anthony Sutor, reveals who the alderman is supporting in the historic 25th ward race and makes other explosive allegations. Sutor provided screenshots from his phone that show a line of... Read more »

County gang database that includes affiliations of jail inmates to be destroyed

County gang database that includes affiliations of jail inmates to be destroyed
Although five times smaller than the robust Chicago police gang database, the Cook County database might be slightly more accurate, some argue, but it’s still riddled with errors and lack of due process, and the Cook County Board is moving to dismantle it altogether. After Sheriff Tom Dart decommissioned the Regional Gang Intelligence Database (RGID)... Read more »
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Sigcho-Lopez calls out political donation tied to scrap metal shredder developer

Sigcho-Lopez calls out political donation tied to scrap metal shredder developer
After participating in eight or so public forums in local church basements, schools and storefronts, the aldermanic candidates in the 25th ward are sounding more and more alike: they want to maintain families living in their neighborhoods and eliminate corruption in the ward. In the big picture, this consolidation of agendas should benefit the diverse... Read more »