Residents want affordable housing on site of closed school

But 28th Ward Ald. Jason Ervin upset some West Siders when he said at a recent community meeting that it’s up to CPS to determine whether to accept one of two bids that have been submitted for the William King Elementary building. One bid is for single-family homes and the other for “school use.”

Ex-alderman attempting comeback

After going to prison on corruption charges, Ike Carothers said his 11-year tenure on the Chicago City Council makes him the best choice for the Cook County Board.