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City Council

The applications are in for Chicago's 33rd ward seat

Exclusive: Ald. Dick Mell secretly owned share of Joliet landfill that sparked feud with Blagojevich, lawsuit claims

Deb Mell files to fill father Dick Mell's old City Council seat

Aldermen hold hearing on preventing human trafficking

The City Council Committees on Human Relations and Public Safety held a joint hearing on Wednesday to address concerns about the rising incidence of human trafficking in Chicago and to call attention to measures designed to prevent the practice.

Current law concerning human trafficking defines the victims as children involved in sex trade, adults age 18 or above who are forced or deceived into commercial sex acts and anyone forced into any form of labor or services.

Influential alderman embraces allowing 18-year-olds to take Chicago Police exam

Rep. Mell wants father’s seat on Chicago City Council

Mell has political game plan for retirement

Long-time Chicago Alderman Dick Mell retires

Council’s Progressive Caucus warns ‘draconian’ cuts to CPS will reduce test scores

Ald. Tunney demands changes to Wrigley plan