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Chicago looks to use property tax increases to fund pensions

John Revak Jul. 11, 2017, 3:40pm

Residents of Chicago and its suburbs have once again seen their property taxes rise. For 2016 taxes, which will paid this year, Chicagoans' bills shot up by about 10 percent, while people living in suburban Cook County can expect increases of 4-7 percent.

City of Chicago, pro-life groups settle legal fight over 'bubble zone' abortion protest restrictions

John Revak Jun. 19, 2017, 1:56pm

A group of anti-abortion activists who alleged Chicago City Hall used its so-called "bubble rule" around abortion clinics to illegally single out and violate the free speech rights of pro-life protesters have reached a settlement with the city, ending parts of their legal action against the city.