West Side aldermen keep pay raises

The Chicago Tribune recently reported many alderman don’t refuse optional annual pay increases and some haven’t taken furlough days along with city workers who were required to do so through last June.

Voting ends at 7 p.m. today

Polls opened today at 6 a.m., where voting for the Illinois governor’s race and the U.S. Senate contest is expected to be close. There are local races, too, that voters won’t want to miss.