Mayor Emanuel stood by comments he made last week about Chicago cops becoming "fetal" out of concern they will get in trouble for actions during arrests.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday said for the first time that his staff had prior knowledge of no-bid contract at the center of federal bribery investigation.
Emanuel's office reiterates the mayor backs "professional development for school leaders," a day after his former schools chief was indicted.
Many renters and small business owners would likely pay more from an expanded homeowner's exemption under Mayor Rahm Emanuel's property tax hike plan.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants Chicago taxpayers to pony up $45 million more for school construction projects, but he has given few details on how he'd spend it.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to ask aldermen to increase property taxes by nearly $600 million during his second term, aides to the mayor confirmed Monday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel getting run out of a budget hearing was a case of his promise to be more accessible colliding with frustrated Chicagoans erupting.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's security team ushered him away after protesters trying to keep open a Bronzeville high school rushed the stage at a Wednesday hearing.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday refused to rule out a tax on companies like Uber as part of his effort to deal with the city's huge financial problems.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Vice President Joe Biden needs to decide whether he has "emotional energy" for a campaign and for serving in the event he wins.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel tries launching project to bring fresh fruits and vegetables to food deserts in Chicago after a similar initiative failed two years ago.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is encouraged by facets of Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed pension bill, but cautioned against ripping House Speaker Michael Madigan.
Tuition would increase for some part-time City Colleges of Chicago students under a proposed budget the system's board is poised to approve Thursday.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel needs lawmakers and unions to reshape state law and win contract concessions that would free up cash for shoring up CPS finances.
Lawmakers this week will take a second shot at approving short-term relief for Chicago's teacher pension nightmare amid a deepening budget fight.
An Illinois Supreme Court ruling tossing the state's overhaul of its pension systems is likely to affect changes Chicago made to its pension funds.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and aldermen say approving a reparations fund for the torture victims of former police Cmdr. Jon Burge is a step toward righting a wrong.
A contract for "people plazas" pushed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel has some aldermen worried about ads filling the sites and some neighborhoods ending up excluded.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel indicated Wednesday he plans to take a $200 million advance on Chicago's "credit card" to buy the city out of complex loan deals that have helped drag down the city's debt rating
Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for a tour Wednesday of the complex for the NFL draft — which he hopes will become an annual event in Chicago.
In Wednesday's "Chicago Tonight" appearance, Mayor Rahm Emanuel pointed to the College of DuPage as evidence that an elected school board doesn't necessarily prevent problems.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not interested in an Olympic Games bid. He said he wants something with a bigger payoff: the Obama presidential library.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday threw cold water on Gov. Bruce Rauner's suggestion that Chicago Public Schools consider bankruptcy to fix its finances.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's city financial plans rely on help from the state, but he could find that in short supply in Springfield, which has its own problems.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel in his second term will face an opposition bloc, the Progressive Reform Caucus, that gained in both size and energy in the runoff.
An exhausted but upbeat Mayor Rahm Emanuel soaked in his re-election Wednesday, thanking voters, reflecting on strategy and asking reporters for some slack.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel marked the morning after the election the same way he usually does: greeting voters at the 95th Street CTA Red Line station.
After winning re-election, Mayor Rahm Emanuel now must address buckling and painful-to-repair financial problems caused by decades of deferred action.
Mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia now says he will support a Barack Obama presidential library on city parkland, a reversal of his previous opposition.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is headed to a politically risky runoff election in April after conceding he won't get the 50 percent plus 1 vote he needs Tuesday night
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is closing in on the 50 percent he needs to win re-election and avoid a runoff, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is finding it harder to run for office the second time around, now that he's made a host of decisions that have left some angry.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel still has a ways to go to persuade voters to give him a second term next month and avoid a runoff, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel asserted he's done on a good job on crime while acknowledging many Chicagoans don't feel safe in their own neighborhoods.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel had about $6.5 million left in his campaign fund to start the stretch run of his re-election bid, records showed Thursday.
Rahm Emanuel pays back city following Chicago Tribune questions about why he spent taxpayer money to have security detail accompany him to the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired back at critics with his own tale of two cities — the old and new Chicago — as he kicked off his campaign for a second term.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday spoke to incoming city treasurer Kurt Summers Jr. about balancing work and family life after a few aldermen cautioned him.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel appoints Kurt Summers Jr., former chief of staff to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, as city treasurer.
Nearly four months before voters decide whether he gets another term, Mayor Rahm Emanuel began to detail what his re-election campaign will look like.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel presents a 2015 budget that he said puts off what he¿s called ¿the day of reckoning¿ on police and fire pension funds.
Mayor's office says about 2,400 workers will benefit if agencies, like CPS, back requirement for contractors to pay at $13 per hour.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel declined Tuesday to back up his campaign¿s accusation that Ald. Robert Fioretti has no political backbone, choosing instead to outline his own record for tough decisions.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel praised new Chicago firefighters and paramedics, and touted his own record as mayor, during a graduation ceremony Monday at Navy Pier.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Bruce Rauner's positions on the minimum wage and education are more important in the governor's race than Rauner's wine club membership.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel develops new travel policy, pays back taxpayers for money spent on trips where he did political fundraising after Tribune story.
The board of George Lucas' proposed museum on Wednesday unanimously agreed to take up Chicago's offer of a lakefront site to house the ¿Star Wars¿ creator's trove of art and movie memorabilia.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to allow gun sales in Chicago will get a City Council vote today, with aldermen likely to support the plan the mayor was forced to bring forward after a federal judge shot down the city's ban on firearms stores.
On The Tonight Show Rahm Emanuel offered Jimmy Fallon another bet: If Chicago kids read more books this summe, Fallon would tape his show in Chicago.