NYPD assistant inspector general named new watchdog overseeing police misconduct probes July 13, 2018 By Heather Cherone - The assistant inspector general overseeing the New York Police Department was named Thursday to oversee investigations of police misconduct in Chicago.
Two candidates vying to replace Tabares in Illinois House July 2, 2018 By Hannah Meisel and A.D. Quig - Two candidates have emerged so far to fill the seat in the Illinois House vacated by Silvana Tabares, sworn in Wednesday as 23rd Ward alderman in Chicago – Carlos Aparicio, a Cook County board aide, and Sergio Rodriguez, the mayor of the

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The Daily Line’s Aldercast: Demographer Rob Paral on Chicago’s reverse Great Migration, Chicago without immigrants, and the growing ‘zone of affluence’ July 6, 2018 By A.D. Quig - In a city of neighborhoods with population shifts tied with race, history and economics, demographer Rob Paral argues the rash of articles about each census update has been a bit overblown. “I’ve been doing this for a long time now,

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The Truth About Chicago Population Loss

This week’s episode of The Aldercast is about exodus – one of the defining political issues in upcoming elections in 2018 and 2019. Chicago, Cook County and Illinois are losing population, but why? How much should we care? And what can we do to stem black population loss and changing federal whims on immigration? Demographer Rob Paral sheds some light on the issue.

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