Wednesday’s City Council meeting saw an unusually high number of divided votes–on airport contracts, road projects, and plans to spend property tax rebate money. But the city’s new Corporation Counsel, Ed Siskel, won unanimous approval–albeit with a warning from the Black Caucus about how he should approach the new contract with the Chicago Police Department’s rank and file. Plus, we talk about bad headlines for the frontrunners in the upcoming 4th Ward special election.