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Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To Give Tenants More Notice When Leases Won't Be Renewed

The measure would require landlords to provide 90 days notice to tenants who have lived in their units for more than 6 months before terminating or deciding no [...]

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Proposing a 5th star on Chicago’s flag: pep talk, or curse?

Proposing a 5th star on Chicago’s flag: pep talk, or curse?

You’d think what happened after Ed Burke pushed for a fifth star would give Lori Lightfoot pause before doing the same.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

“Certainly there were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number, and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches [...]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...]

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Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...]

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Lightfoot Wants Chicago’s Coronavirus Response to ‘Warrant a Fifth Star’ on City’s Flag

Lightfoot Wants Chicago’s Coronavirus Response to ‘Warrant a Fifth Star’ on City’s Flag

For nearly 90 years, Chicago’s flag has featured four red stars, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic to warrant addi [...]

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City to require restaurant delivery services to come clean about fees

City to require restaurant delivery services to come clean about fees

"If a delivery service is taking what some have alleged is an inordinate amount of the fee ... the average consumer wants to know that," Mayor Lori Lightfoot s [...]

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Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...]

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...]

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Lightfoot: Possible staggered start times, social distancing ushers in store for Chicago’s lakefront when it reopens

Lightfoot: Possible staggered start times, social distancing ushers in store for Chicago’s lakefront when it reopens

Mayor Lori Lightfoot raised the possibility Friday of assigning different times of the day for joggers, walkers and bikers to use Chicago’s lakefront and other [...]

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Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she hopes city schools will be back in session in the fall – even if thing may look a little different than the school studen [...]

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How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s new plan to reopen Chicago amid the coronavirus pandemic details five phases of reopening based on guidance from epidemiologists determi [...]

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Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

NOTE: Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 1 p.m. announcement will stream live in the player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to unveil city-specific guidelines T [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Lollapalooza Latest, Restore Illinois, Health Regions

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Lollapalooza Latest, Restore Illinois, Health Regions

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) As [...]

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Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

The city of Chicago reached 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters on a conference call.

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Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Coverage of Chicago politics, City Hall, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago alderman, and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and state government in Sprinfield from Chicago [...]

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Decision on Lollapalooza to Be Announced Next Week, Lightfoot Says

Decision on Lollapalooza to Be Announced Next Week, Lightfoot Says

A decision on whether or not Lollapalooza will be held this summer will likely be announced next week, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday.

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Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot on battling coronavirus and gun violence in her first year in office

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot on battling coronavirus and gun violence in her first year in office

Despite strict stay-at-home orders during the pandemic, gun violence in Chicago​ has continued.

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City looks at fines against churches that defied stay-home order

City looks at fines against churches that defied stay-home order

"There were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches," Mayor Lo [...]

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Protesters Turn Out In Little Village As Crawford Power Plant Demolition Continues

Protesters Turn Out In Little Village As Crawford Power Plant Demolition Continues

Chicago Police were guarding Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s home in Logan Square Thursday night, after protesters took to the street in Little Village.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Food Delivery Changes, Reopening Push

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Food Delivery Changes, Reopening Push

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Wit [...]

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'We Look To You In Times Of Crisis': 88 New Chicago Firefighters Graduate From Academy As COVID-19 Crisis Continues

'We Look To You In Times Of Crisis': 88 New Chicago Firefighters Graduate From Academy As COVID-19 Crisis Continues

“As all-consuming as our current crisis is, we will get through this and life will go on,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

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How COVID-19 Tore Through a Black Church Community in West Virginia

Chicago Public Schools staff and Chicago Park District workers are expected to delivery strike notices to Mayor Lori Lightfoot Tuesday.... One day after Chicag [...]

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Details of the five-phase plan to reopen Chicago

Details of the five-phase plan to reopen Chicago

Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveiled the city’s guidelines on Friday.

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Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration is defending its distribution of expired hand sanitizer for Chicago aldermen to pass out to residents around the city, sa [...]

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Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Like Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan, the mayor’s version has five phases — with Chicago stuck in Phase 2. But Lightfoot plans to reevaluate whether to move to the n [...]

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Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday unveiled city-specific guidelines for reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot’s plan includes five phases, [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Mystery Illness in Kids

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Mystery Illness in Kids

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Chi [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Possible New Treatment, Future of Restaurants

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Possible New Treatment, Future of Restaurants

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Wha [...]

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened citizens and city-goers with arrest, imprisonment and fines if they dared step foot into the streets, in violation of h [...]

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Protesters Fight Against Illegal Evictions, Want Pritzker To Do More To Protect Tenants

Protesters Fight Against Illegal Evictions, Want Pritzker To Do More To Protect Tenants

The group said it wants atlas to uphold the "housing solidarity pledge" it signed with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vacating evictions filed during the pandemi [...]

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Lightfoot Says Lakefront Could Open Soon – But With Changes

Lightfoot Says Lakefront Could Open Soon – But With Changes

While it remains unclear when exactly Chicago will enter phase three of its reopening plan, many residents are questioning when they will once again be allowed [...]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Defends Plan For More Demolition Work At Little Village Power Plant, But Admits 'We Should Have Done A Better Job' Informing Neighbors

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Defends Plan For More Demolition Work At Little Village Power Plant, But Admits 'We Should Have Done A Better Job' Informing Neighbors

The mayor has delayed plans to demolish a turbine building at the old Crawford power plant, but said it "must come down" due to the danger it poses.

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Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...]

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How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...]

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Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday gave new details on what will be allowed to reopen in the next phase of the city’s plan, but the lakefront didn’t mak [...]

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Elmhurst Balks at Joining Chicago in Comeback Effort

Elmhurst Balks at Joining Chicago in Comeback Effort

When he set up his “Restore Illinois” plan, Gov. J.B. Pritzker divided the state into four regions, so that key metrics could be monitored for reopening busine [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Blue Angels Chicago, United Airlines, Peak Changes

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Blue Angels Chicago, United Airlines, Peak Changes

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Chi [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports More Nursing Home Deaths

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports More Nursing Home Deaths

More than 1,500 people have died in Illinois nursing homes since the coronavirus pandemic began, officials say. The deaths account for 48 percent of the total [...]

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Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...]

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Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday asked residents to take a survey to help the city gauge public opinion regarding stay-at-home orders and plans for reope [...]

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Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago, much like the state of Illinois, is in its second phase of reopening, but what will it take to get to its next phase? Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Orland Park Mayor’s Message

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Orland Park Mayor’s Message

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Aft [...]

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Lightfoot Selling ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ Merchandise for Coronavirus Relief

Lightfoot Selling ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ Merchandise for Coronavirus Relief

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is selling merchandise bearing her “Stay home. Save lives” slogan to benefit coronavirus relief funds.

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Chicago Reaches ‘Painful Milestone’ of 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths: Lightfoot

Chicago Reaches ‘Painful Milestone’ of 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths: Lightfoot

The city of Chicago has reached a bleak milestone of 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced on social media Monday. “These are more t [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Church Defies Order, Deputy Dies

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Church Defies Order, Deputy Dies

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Des [...]

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Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...]

Read full article: Here’s which Chicago businesses and plac...→
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Protesters Fight Against Illegal Evictions, Want Pritzker To Do More To Protect Tenants

Protesters Fight Against Illegal Evictions, Want Pritzker To Do More To Protect Tenants

The group said it wants atlas to uphold the "housing solidarity pledge" it signed with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vacating evictions filed during the pandemi [...]

Read full article: Protesters Fight Against Illegal Evictio...→
Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot on battling coronavirus and gun violence in her first year in office

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot on battling coronavirus and gun violence in her first year in office

Despite strict stay-at-home orders during the pandemic, gun violence in Chicago​ has continued.

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Proposing a 5th star on Chicago’s flag: pep talk, or curse?

Proposing a 5th star on Chicago’s flag: pep talk, or curse?

You’d think what happened after Ed Burke pushed for a fifth star would give Lori Lightfoot pause before doing the same.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Defends Plan For More Demolition Work At Little Village Power Plant, But Admits 'We Should Have Done A Better Job' Informing Neighbors

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Defends Plan For More Demolition Work At Little Village Power Plant, But Admits 'We Should Have Done A Better Job' Informing Neighbors

The mayor has delayed plans to demolish a turbine building at the old Crawford power plant, but said it "must come down" due to the danger it poses.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...]

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How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...]

Read full article: How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase o...→
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...]

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Lightfoot Wants Chicago’s Coronavirus Response to ‘Warrant a Fifth Star’ on City’s Flag

Lightfoot Wants Chicago’s Coronavirus Response to ‘Warrant a Fifth Star’ on City’s Flag

For nearly 90 years, Chicago’s flag has featured four red stars, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic to warrant addi [...]

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Elmhurst Balks at Joining Chicago in Comeback Effort

Elmhurst Balks at Joining Chicago in Comeback Effort

When he set up his “Restore Illinois” plan, Gov. J.B. Pritzker divided the state into four regions, so that key metrics could be monitored for reopening busine [...]

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'We Look To You In Times Of Crisis': 88 New Chicago Firefighters Graduate From Academy As COVID-19 Crisis Continues

'We Look To You In Times Of Crisis': 88 New Chicago Firefighters Graduate From Academy As COVID-19 Crisis Continues

“As all-consuming as our current crisis is, we will get through this and life will go on,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

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Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports More Nursing Home Deaths

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports More Nursing Home Deaths

More than 1,500 people have died in Illinois nursing homes since the coronavirus pandemic began, officials say. The deaths account for 48 percent of the total [...]

Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Repo...→
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Details of the five-phase plan to reopen Chicago

Details of the five-phase plan to reopen Chicago

Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveiled the city’s guidelines on Friday.

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Lightfoot: Possible staggered start times, social distancing ushers in store for Chicago’s lakefront when it reopens

Lightfoot: Possible staggered start times, social distancing ushers in store for Chicago’s lakefront when it reopens

Mayor Lori Lightfoot raised the possibility Friday of assigning different times of the day for joggers, walkers and bikers to use Chicago’s lakefront and other [...]

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Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday asked residents to take a survey to help the city gauge public opinion regarding stay-at-home orders and plans for reope [...]

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Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Like Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan, the mayor’s version has five phases — with Chicago stuck in Phase 2. But Lightfoot plans to reevaluate whether to move to the n [...]

Read full article: Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to...→
How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s new plan to reopen Chicago amid the coronavirus pandemic details five phases of reopening based on guidance from epidemiologists determi [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Orland Park Mayor’s Message

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Orland Park Mayor’s Message

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Aft [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Mystery Illness in Kids

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Mystery Illness in Kids

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Chi [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Lollapalooza Latest, Restore Illinois, Health Regions

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Lollapalooza Latest, Restore Illinois, Health Regions

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) As [...]

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Chicago Reaches ‘Painful Milestone’ of 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths: Lightfoot

Chicago Reaches ‘Painful Milestone’ of 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths: Lightfoot

The city of Chicago has reached a bleak milestone of 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced on social media Monday. “These are more t [...]

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened citizens and city-goers with arrest, imprisonment and fines if they dared step foot into the streets, in violation of h [...]

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Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Coverage of Chicago politics, City Hall, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago alderman, and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and state government in Sprinfield from Chicago [...]

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Decision on Lollapalooza to Be Announced Next Week, Lightfoot Says

Decision on Lollapalooza to Be Announced Next Week, Lightfoot Says

A decision on whether or not Lollapalooza will be held this summer will likely be announced next week, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To Give Tenants More Notice When Leases Won't Be Renewed

The measure would require landlords to provide 90 days notice to tenants who have lived in their units for more than 6 months before terminating or deciding no [...]

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Lightfoot Says Lakefront Could Open Soon – But With Changes

Lightfoot Says Lakefront Could Open Soon – But With Changes

While it remains unclear when exactly Chicago will enter phase three of its reopening plan, many residents are questioning when they will once again be allowed [...]

Read full article: Lightfoot Says Lakefront Could Open Soon...→
City looks at fines against churches that defied stay-home order

City looks at fines against churches that defied stay-home order

"There were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches," Mayor Lo [...]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

“Certainly there were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number, and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches [...]

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Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...]

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Protesters Turn Out In Little Village As Crawford Power Plant Demolition Continues

Protesters Turn Out In Little Village As Crawford Power Plant Demolition Continues

Chicago Police were guarding Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s home in Logan Square Thursday night, after protesters took to the street in Little Village.

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Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...]

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Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday gave new details on what will be allowed to reopen in the next phase of the city’s plan, but the lakefront didn’t mak [...]

Read full article: Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Pha...→
Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Food Delivery Changes, Reopening Push

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Food Delivery Changes, Reopening Push

(NOTE: Daily press conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will be streamed live in the player above. Check back for updates.) Wit [...]

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City to require restaurant delivery services to come clean about fees

City to require restaurant delivery services to come clean about fees

"If a delivery service is taking what some have alleged is an inordinate amount of the fee ... the average consumer wants to know that," Mayor Lori Lightfoot s [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Blue Angels Chicago, United Airlines, Peak Changes

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Blue Angels Chicago, United Airlines, Peak Changes

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How COVID-19 Tore Through a Black Church Community in West Virginia

Chicago Public Schools staff and Chicago Park District workers are expected to delivery strike notices to Mayor Lori Lightfoot Tuesday.... One day after Chicag [...]

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...]

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Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...]

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Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration is defending its distribution of expired hand sanitizer for Chicago aldermen to pass out to residents around the city, sa [...]

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Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she hopes city schools will be back in session in the fall – even if thing may look a little different than the school studen [...]

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Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago, much like the state of Illinois, is in its second phase of reopening, but what will it take to get to its next phase? Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on [...]

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Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday unveiled city-specific guidelines for reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot’s plan includes five phases, [...]

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Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

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Lightfoot Selling ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ Merchandise for Coronavirus Relief

Lightfoot Selling ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ Merchandise for Coronavirus Relief

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is selling merchandise bearing her “Stay home. Save lives” slogan to benefit coronavirus relief funds.

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Possible New Treatment, Future of Restaurants

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Possible New Treatment, Future of Restaurants

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Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

The city of Chicago reached 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters on a conference call.

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Church Defies Order, Deputy Dies

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Church Defies Order, Deputy Dies

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Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Here’s which Chicago businesses and places will be able to start reopening next month

Mayor Lori Lightfoot started to lay out approximately when some businesses can open back up with strict social distancing, limits on capacity and other precaut [...]

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Decision on Lollapalooza to Be Announced Next Week, Lightfoot Says

Decision on Lollapalooza to Be Announced Next Week, Lightfoot Says

A decision on whether or not Lollapalooza will be held this summer will likely be announced next week, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday.

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Protesters Fight Against Illegal Evictions, Want Pritzker To Do More To Protect Tenants

Protesters Fight Against Illegal Evictions, Want Pritzker To Do More To Protect Tenants

The group said it wants atlas to uphold the "housing solidarity pledge" it signed with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot vacating evictions filed during the pandemi [...]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To Give Tenants More Notice When Leases Won't Be Renewed

The measure would require landlords to provide 90 days notice to tenants who have lived in their units for more than 6 months before terminating or deciding no [...]

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Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot on battling coronavirus and gun violence in her first year in office

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot on battling coronavirus and gun violence in her first year in office

Despite strict stay-at-home orders during the pandemic, gun violence in Chicago​ has continued.

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Lightfoot Says Lakefront Could Open Soon – But With Changes

Lightfoot Says Lakefront Could Open Soon – But With Changes

While it remains unclear when exactly Chicago will enter phase three of its reopening plan, many residents are questioning when they will once again be allowed [...]

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Proposing a 5th star on Chicago’s flag: pep talk, or curse?

Proposing a 5th star on Chicago’s flag: pep talk, or curse?

You’d think what happened after Ed Burke pushed for a fifth star would give Lori Lightfoot pause before doing the same.

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City looks at fines against churches that defied stay-home order

City looks at fines against churches that defied stay-home order

"There were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches," Mayor Lo [...]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Defends Plan For More Demolition Work At Little Village Power Plant, But Admits 'We Should Have Done A Better Job' Informing Neighbors

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Defends Plan For More Demolition Work At Little Village Power Plant, But Admits 'We Should Have Done A Better Job' Informing Neighbors

The mayor has delayed plans to demolish a turbine building at the old Crawford power plant, but said it "must come down" due to the danger it poses.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churches That Defied Stay-At-Home Order Rules To Hold Sunday Services

“Certainly there were some churches that congregated in excess of the allowable number, and we will be taking action as to those individuals and those churches [...]

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Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June: Mayor Lighfoot

Restaurants throughout the city of Chicago could reopen in June, but with notable changes, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Chicago Tribune Friday. One potential [...]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restaurants may reopen in June, sees hope for outdoor music and theater

Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater, and other outdoor activities, Mayor Lo [...]

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Protesters Turn Out In Little Village As Crawford Power Plant Demolition Continues

Protesters Turn Out In Little Village As Crawford Power Plant Demolition Continues

Chicago Police were guarding Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s home in Logan Square Thursday night, after protesters took to the street in Little Village.

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How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

How Close is Chicago to Its Next Phase of Reopening? Here’s a Look

Chicago is currently in phase two of a five-phased reopening plan, but with many regions in Illinois preparing to enter the next steps of reopening, residents [...]

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Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Fact check: Altered video shared online falsely suggests Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot supports ‘New World Order’ conspiracy

Social media users are taking a comment Lightfoot made in a 2019 video out of context to suggest she is part of a global scheme to overthrow U.S. democracy and [...]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen  [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen [...]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesday that Chicago’s lakefront won’t reopen anytime soon, even while offering hope that some businesses could expand in the [...]

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Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Lightfoot Details What Can Reopen in Phase 3, But the Lakefront Isn’t Included

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday gave new details on what will be allowed to reopen in the next phase of the city’s plan, but the lakefront didn’t mak [...]

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Lightfoot Wants Chicago’s Coronavirus Response to ‘Warrant a Fifth Star’ on City’s Flag

Lightfoot Wants Chicago’s Coronavirus Response to ‘Warrant a Fifth Star’ on City’s Flag

For nearly 90 years, Chicago’s flag has featured four red stars, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants the city’s response to the coronavirus pandemic to warrant addi [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Food Delivery Changes, Reopening Push

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Food Delivery Changes, Reopening Push

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Elmhurst Balks at Joining Chicago in Comeback Effort

Elmhurst Balks at Joining Chicago in Comeback Effort

When he set up his “Restore Illinois” plan, Gov. J.B. Pritzker divided the state into four regions, so that key metrics could be monitored for reopening busine [...]

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City to require restaurant delivery services to come clean about fees

City to require restaurant delivery services to come clean about fees

"If a delivery service is taking what some have alleged is an inordinate amount of the fee ... the average consumer wants to know that," Mayor Lori Lightfoot s [...]

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'We Look To You In Times Of Crisis': 88 New Chicago Firefighters Graduate From Academy As COVID-19 Crisis Continues

'We Look To You In Times Of Crisis': 88 New Chicago Firefighters Graduate From Academy As COVID-19 Crisis Continues

“As all-consuming as our current crisis is, we will get through this and life will go on,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Blue Angels Chicago, United Airlines, Peak Changes

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Blue Angels Chicago, United Airlines, Peak Changes

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Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union at Odds Over Plan to Reopen Schools

An adamant Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot stated Monday that the city isn’t reopening the collective bargaining agreement it forged last fall with the Chicago Te [...]

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How COVID-19 Tore Through a Black Church Community in West Virginia

Chicago Public Schools staff and Chicago Park District workers are expected to delivery strike notices to Mayor Lori Lightfoot Tuesday.... One day after Chicag [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports More Nursing Home Deaths

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports More Nursing Home Deaths

More than 1,500 people have died in Illinois nursing homes since the coronavirus pandemic began, officials say. The deaths account for 48 percent of the total [...]

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive Honorary Degree For Northwestern University

From dancing on TikTok to PSA videos and tweets, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has tried to use a little humor to get people to hear her message: Stay home, sav [...]

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Details of the five-phase plan to reopen Chicago

Details of the five-phase plan to reopen Chicago

Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveiled the city’s guidelines on Friday.

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Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...]

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Lightfoot: Possible staggered start times, social distancing ushers in store for Chicago’s lakefront when it reopens

Lightfoot: Possible staggered start times, social distancing ushers in store for Chicago’s lakefront when it reopens

Mayor Lori Lightfoot raised the possibility Friday of assigning different times of the day for joggers, walkers and bikers to use Chicago’s lakefront and other [...]

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Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Lightfoot administration says expired hand sanitizer it distributed is still effective in fighting coronavirus despite its past-due date

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration is defending its distribution of expired hand sanitizer for Chicago aldermen to pass out to residents around the city, sa [...]

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Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents to Fill Out Survey on Reopening

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday asked residents to take a survey to help the city gauge public opinion regarding stay-at-home orders and plans for reope [...]

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Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? Mayor Lightfoot Says That Is the Goal

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she hopes city schools will be back in session in the fall – even if thing may look a little different than the school studen [...]

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Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Here’s how Mayor Lori Lightfoot hopes to reopen Chicago

Like Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan, the mayor’s version has five phases — with Chicago stuck in Phase 2. But Lightfoot plans to reevaluate whether to move to the n [...]

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Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago is in Phase 2 of Its Reopening Plan. Here’s What’s Needed to Get to Phase 3

Chicago, much like the state of Illinois, is in its second phase of reopening, but what will it take to get to its next phase? Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on [...]

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How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

How Chicago Will Know When it Can Move to Next Phase of Lightfoot’s Reopening Plan

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s new plan to reopen Chicago amid the coronavirus pandemic details five phases of reopening based on guidance from epidemiologists determi [...]

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Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopening Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday unveiled city-specific guidelines for reopening during the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot’s plan includes five phases, [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Orland Park Mayor’s Message

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Orland Park Mayor’s Message

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Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

Lightfoot to Unveil Chicago’s Reopening Plan Thursday

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Mystery Illness in Kids

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago’s Reopening Plan, Mystery Illness in Kids

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Lightfoot Selling ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ Merchandise for Coronavirus Relief

Lightfoot Selling ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ Merchandise for Coronavirus Relief

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is selling merchandise bearing her “Stay home. Save lives” slogan to benefit coronavirus relief funds.

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Lollapalooza Latest, Restore Illinois, Health Regions

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Lollapalooza Latest, Restore Illinois, Health Regions

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Possible New Treatment, Future of Restaurants

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Possible New Treatment, Future of Restaurants

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Chicago Reaches ‘Painful Milestone’ of 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths: Lightfoot

Chicago Reaches ‘Painful Milestone’ of 1,000 Coronavirus Deaths: Lightfoot

The city of Chicago has reached a bleak milestone of 1,000 coronavirus-related deaths, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced on social media Monday. “These are more t [...]

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Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

The city of Chicago reached 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters on a conference call.

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened citizens and city-goers with arrest, imprisonment and fines if they dared step foot into the streets, in violation of h [...]

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Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Church Defies Order, Deputy Dies

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Church Defies Order, Deputy Dies

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Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Coverage of Chicago politics, City Hall, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago alderman, and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and state government in Sprinfield from Chicago [...]

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