Chicago taxi drivers warn aldermen that their industry is on the verge of collapse with the proliferation of ride-hailing drivers flooding city streets. A plan to put the City Council in charge of approving new runways at O’Hare Airport fails in committee over the objections of North Side residents exasperated by the constant stream of planes over their homes. And U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin visits City Hall to lobby for a ban on chewing tobacco at Chicago ball parks.