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The Rise of Drones Brings New Questions to Cook County

The Rise of Drones Brings New Questions to Cook County

advertisement For a time, drones were associated with violent warfare, a way to take out targets in the war on terror, but that has changed as drones are quickly becoming a part of daily life. Drones are peaking the curiosity of many and now they’re affordable and easily available to hobbyists and remote-control enthusiasts.

City Approves Big Fines for Tossing Trash from Cars

City Approves Big Fines for Tossing Trash from Cars

advertisement Emanuel ‘Sorry’ About Burge Torture Cases Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the $12.3 million settlement in two Chicago police-torture cases is “a way of saying all of us are sorry about what happened here in the city.” Rahm, McCarthy Tout Effectiveness of “Operation Impact” Program targeting 20 problem zones responsible for 29 percent reduction in crime, according to city officials. More Photos and Videos Litterbugs may want to think twice about where they toss their trash in Chicago.

Chicago Ideas Week Profiles: Malcolm Gladwell

Chicago Ideas Week Profiles: Malcolm Gladwell

Getty Images the New Yorker NEW YORK – OCTOBER 02: Journalist Malcolm Gladwell speaks at the 2010 New Yorker Festival at DGA Theater on October 2, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Getty Images the New Yorker) *** Local Caption *** Malcolm Gladwell advertisement Chicago Ideas Week is coming back once again, and the third time around we’re all hopefully more savvy about the event and what it offers.

Marathon Tightens Security in Wake of Boston Bombings

Marathon Tightens Security in Wake of Boston Bombings

advertisement The first major U.S. city to host a marathon since the Boston bombings is implementing the tightest security in its race’s history.

Kye’s Commute: Speed Cameras

Kye’s Commute: Speed Cameras

unable to retrieve full-text content How will the city of Chicago’s new speed cameras affect your commute as school gets back underway? Kye Martin has the details.

Mayor Emanuel Honors 1871 Startups

Mayor Emanuel Honors 1871 Startups

advertisement The beloved digital hub for start-ups is about to get a little love from on high: Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Governor Pat Quinn are holding a luncheon Thursday for 1871’s leadership and the six member companies that collectively have secured $8.3M in new capital in early-stage funding. According to a release, three of those companies have graduated out of 1871.

Alleged Crack Smoking Toronto Mayor Should Be More Like Rahm, Expert Says

Alleged Crack Smoking Toronto Mayor Should Be More Like Rahm, Expert Says

advertisement There’s only one American politician who has been seen in public with Rob Ford, the Toronto mayor who was allegedly seen smoking crack on a video recorded by Somali drug dealers. That politician, of course, is our own mayor, Rahm Emanuel.

Alderman Looking at Bonds to Buy Back Parking Meters

Alderman Looking at Bonds to Buy Back Parking Meters

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Bear Bites: J’Marcus Webb Opens Up

Bear Bites: J’Marcus Webb Opens Up

Getty Images (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) advertisement Good morning and welcome to Bear Bites, your morning rundown of Chicago Bears news. Read on for the latest on how J’Marcus Webb is dealing with his struggles, a shake-up in the Bears’ scouting ranks, and some Earl Bennett news. From the outside, we’ve seen how J’Marcus Webb has both struggled and improved on the line.

How the Internet Sales Tax Bill Will Affect Startups

How the Internet Sales Tax Bill Will Affect Startups

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