City of Chicago http://peoriapublicradio.org en Details on maneuver used to block mandatory minimums bill http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/details-maneuver-used-block-mandatory-minimums-bill <p>The city of Chicago had a setback in Springfield Thursday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has been pushing to increase prison sentences for people convicted of gun crimes. But on the last day of the Illinois legislature's fall veto session, a group of African-American legislators used a parliamentary maneuver to block him.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:54:55 +0000 Brian Mackey 14619 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Details on maneuver used to block mandatory minimums bill The Chicago Marathon moves forward http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/chicago-marathon-moves-forward <p></p><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the Chicago Marathon will go forward as planned, despite the bombings in Boston. Alex Keefe reports.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Security at City Hall didn’t seem much tougher than usual today, save for a pair of Chicago Police officers on horseback, hanging around LaSalle Street.</span></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 21:40:51 +0000 Tanya Koonce 4104 at http://peoriapublicradio.org The Chicago Marathon moves forward