West Side alderman rips Emanuel for missing Shamiya Adams’ funeral

“He should have been there,” said Ald. Jason Ervin (28th). “The message needs to be sent that this is one city. There are no unimportant parts of Chicago.” Ervin’s West Side ward includes the West Garfield Park neighborhood, where Shamiya was gunned down by a stray bullet fired by an alleged gang member.


State Police: Ald. Rey Colon pulled over on Ike, accused of DUI

Colon wouldn't discuss the circumstances of his arrest, nor would he say where he was coming from, how much he had to drink or whether he took a Breathalyzer test.  

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