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Emanuel eligibility hearing wraps up

Emanuel eligibility hearing wraps up

CHICAGO, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A hearing on Rahm Emanuel's eligibility to run for mayor of Chicago ended but it will be next week before he will know if he can stay on the ballot.
Emanuel says he is Illinois resident

Emanuel says he is Illinois resident

CHICAGO, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel's absentee ballot cast in Chicago proves he is considered an Illinois resident, an aide said.

Rep. Davis running for Chicago mayor

CHICAGO, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Danny Davis declared Sunday he is running for Chicago mayor.
Rahm Emanuel kicks off mayoral campaign

Rahm Emanuel kicks off mayoral campaign

CHICAGO, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Former Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, formally kicking off his Chicago mayoral campaign, said Saturday he is running because he loves the city.
Maggie Daley hospitalized in Washington

Maggie Daley hospitalized in Washington

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Maggie Daley, wife of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, was hospitalized in Washington after she reported pain related to her cancer, officials said.
Emanuel can't go home

Emanuel can't go home

CHICAGO, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The man renting the Chicago home of White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel says he has no plans to move before his lease runs out.
Emanuel close to decision on mayoral run

Emanuel close to decision on mayoral run

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Sources close to White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel say Emanuel is nearing a decision to leave Washington and run for mayor of Chicago.

Chicago mayor cautious on Olympics bid

CHICAGO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says his city will be a long shot to host the 2020 Summer Olympics and should think twice about bidding.

Chicago police boss defies cop critics

CHICAGO, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Chicago's police superintendent is defending his performance against protests by the rank and file, saying he reduced public "distrust."

Daley supports reversing river flow

CHICAGO, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Chicago's mayor says undoing a historic engineering feat, when the Chicago River's flow was reversed away from the Great Lakes, could improve their ecology.

Another off-duty Chicago cop slain

CHICAGO, July 18 (UPI) -- An off-duty Chicago police officer who was weeks away from retirement was killed Sunday in a confrontation outside his home, police said.

Chicago's Daley pushes hiring reform plan

CHICAGO, June 25 (UPI) -- Trying to escape years of patronage scandals, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says he want to consider letting an outside firm do the hiring of city workers.
Daley mulls options if court OKs handguns

Daley mulls options if court OKs handguns

CHICAGO, June 17 (UPI) -- Chicago will ensure that officials can account for handguns if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the city's 28-year-old handgun ban, Mayor Richard Daley said.
Man held for alleged threat against Daley

Man held for alleged threat against Daley

CHICAGO, May 28 (UPI) -- A California man was in jail for allegedly making a telephone threat against Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, authorities said.

Chicago FOI requests go online

CHICAGO, May 13 (UPI) -- Anyone filing Freedom of Information Act requests with the city of Chicago will now find their names on the city's Web site, Mayor Richard Daley said Thursday.
Help wanted: Chicago aldermen, good pay

Help wanted: Chicago aldermen, good pay

CHICAGO, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley posted a help-wanted ad online seeking candidates to fill two $110,556-a-year city council seats, raising some lawmakers' eyebrows.

Chicago transit cuts take effect

CHICAGO, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- The Chicago Transit Authority instituted service reductions and layoffs Sunday as employee negotiations stalled, officials said.

Chicago ethics chief resigns amid probe

CHICAGO, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- The leader of a Chicago city office meant to promote ethics among municipal workers has resigned after being accused of favoritism.

City watchdog sues Chicago government

CHICAGO, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The Chicago inspector general has asked a court to order Mayor Richard Daley's office to hand over documents needed for a corruption investigation.
Chicago Council OK's Oly cost guarantee

Chicago Council OK's Oly cost guarantee

CHICAGO, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Chicago City Council Wednesday unanimously approved a resolution making taxpayers responsible for any possible 2016 Summer Olympics cost overruns.
Old post office sold for $40 million

Old post office sold for $40 million

CHICAGO, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The mammoth old Chicago post office has been sold at public auction for $40 million to a firm that is keeping the structure's future a secret, officials say.

Daley lays off more than 400 city workers

CHICAGO, July 16 (UPI) -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley laid off more than 400 city workers after two unions failed to agree to cost-cutting measures, the mayor's office said.

Daley ally wore a wire for the feds

CHICAGO, May 29 (UPI) -- A close ally of Chicago Mayor Richard Daley facing fraud and bribery charges has been wearing a wire for more than a year, court papers indicate.

Daley seeks more help for ex-con students

CHICAGO, May 3 (UPI) -- Chicago Mayor Richard Daley says ex-convicts deserve an education and high schools for adults should get more funding.

$2.5B Midway Airport deal collapses

CHICAGO, April 21 (UPI) -- Chicago officials said a $2.5 billion deal to lease Midway Airport had collapsed due to the private company's failure to secure financing.
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