Heather Cherone is The Daily Line's managing editor and City Hall reporter. She came to TDL from DNAInfo Chicago, where she also covered City Hall. At the Chicago Tribune, she was part of the team that helped launch TribLocal in the south and west suburbs. She also covered politics and local government for the Los Angeles Daily News and the Oakland Tribune. Cherone graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism with both a bachelor’s and master’s degree.
A former aide to Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to report Wednesday that he raised more than $194,000 in the first 60 days of his campaign to unseat 43rd Ward Ald. Michele Smith. Derek Lindblom, 36, who lives in Lincoln
The City Council will gather Wednesday for its June meeting, where aldermen are expected to ratify Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s appointment of Silvana Tabares to replace retired 23rd Ward Ald. Mike Zalewski and amend the city’s anti-loitering ordinance for the first