Mayor Emanuel recently revealed his rather “chilling” plan to solve Chicago’s rat crisis: dry ice. The substance, when buried in enclosed places, fills the space with carbon dioxide and suffocates the rats and their little rat families in a diabolical plot worthy of a Batman villain. It’s horrible....
CHICAGO — One of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's former top advisors and the ex-chief data officer for the city of Chicago have launched a VC firm to fund startups that are tackling urban problems. David Spielfogel, who joined Mayor Emanuel's...Show More Summary
In less than 48 hours, over the course of this past weekend, 22 people have been shot, two fatally, in the city of Chicago. This, only days after Mayor Rahm
Not for office.....at least not yet: Mayor Rahm Emanuel is out for a three-mile run this morning with some Chicago police recruits. This comes just after he delivered a major policy speech Thursday evening with his plan to combat Chicago’s growing problem with street violence. Show More Summary
Delivered at Malcolm Ten college to an invite only crowd - how brave: With the city pulled apart by gun violence, public trust in the police at a “breaking point” and a “fractured” criminal justice system, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday...Show More Summary
Doing more with less again: Mayor Rahm Emanuel is turning to a rock-and-roll stage prop in his Sisyphean fight against Chicago rats, kicking off a limited-trial program to see how well dry ice kills the beasts.With the mayor lookingShow More Summary
On Wednesday, the City Council approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel's scheme to bail out its largest and worst-off pension fund, the Municipal Employees' Annuity and Benefit fund, which would otherwise be insolvent within ten years -- and a lot...Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is apparently connecting the city's epidemic of violence with absentee fathers in African-American families, according to sources privy to a preview of an upcoming policy speech. [ more › ]
Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a series of ordinances at the City Council meeting Wednesday that would grant sweeping new powers to Chief Procurement Officer Jamie Rhee. P2P provider Vroozi is releasing a free trial that will allow procurement users to use its mobile platform for 30 days. Show More Summary
In an effort to sprinkle baking soda over the raging grease fire that is this city's finances, Mayor Rahm Emanuel pushed for the tax as a necessary step in preventing Chicago's four pension funds from going broke within the next decade. [ more › ]
She also called out Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy for their handling of the killing of Laquan McDonald by police, calling it a cover-up. [ more › ]
Chicago’s Mr. Rahm Emanuel didn’t join his counterparts in Philadelphia for a private meeting on utilizing public spaces for civic engagement. The post Details about the Private Mayoral Meeting on Public Spaces in Philadelphia appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is finally looking beyond his city’s gun control laws to stop the out-of-control violence in the Windy City... This post Chicago Officials (Finally) Recognize Criminals Cause Crime appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Troy LaRaviere an ousted CPS principal, is an oft vocal critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel. [ more › ]
The eventual and tormented release of the Laquan McDonald shooting death video in January pulverized Mayor Rahm Emanuel's political standing with Chicago voters. Now a political recovery of sorts has begun. But barely. A new automated...Show More Summary
Chicago’s mayor Rahm Emanuel stated late last week that he plans on hiring “hundreds” of new police officers to patrol the city’s streets in an effort to get an edge on crime. The plan was leaked by a city council member late Thursday...Show More Summary
Chicago's embattled mayor, Rahm Emanuel, is planning on hiring "hundreds" of new police officers after the city suffered from one of the deadliest months in the past 20 years, The Chicago Sun Times reports. The problem couldn't be more severe. Show More Summary
This past weekend, the city of Chicago passed it’s 500th victim from gun violence, so the mayor Rahm Emanuel decided, being a legislator, that Chicago needs more gun laws, reports Fox News; “It is a complex problem with multidimensional facets to it,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Friday of Chicago’s homicide rate. “It’s not just […]
Instead of holding Rahm responsible last election for his broken promises, they fall for it again : Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s reported plan to hire “hundreds” of additional police officers is better late than never.But it truly is late, no doubt about it. Show More Summary
Mayor Rahm Emanuel sat down in his City Hall office July 20 for a wide-ranging conversation on the arts — his views on "Hamilton," his role in Chicago culture, his frustration over the aborted Lucas Museum of Narrative Arts and the future of performing arts in the city. And he talked about his...