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'A Fail' How Mayor Lightfoot Called Plans To Curb Weekend Violence

'A Fail' How Mayor Lightfoot Called Plans To Curb Weekend Violence

CHICAGO (CBS) — Calling it a “fail” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot addressed the weekend violence where more than 40 were shot and 10 were killed. It was the dea [...] Read full article: 'A Fail' How Mayor Lightfoot Called Plan...→

'A Fail' How Mayor Lightfoot Called Plans To Curb Weekend Violence

'A Fail' How Mayor Lightfoot Called Plans To Curb Weekend Violence

CHICAGO (CBS) — Calling it a “fail” Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot addressed the weekend violence where more than 40 were shot and 10 were killed. It was the dea [...] Read full article: 'A Fail' How Mayor Lightfoot Called Plan...→

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

The city that never sleeps has been a tough place to get shuteye due to the fireworks displays. Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down ...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move Into Phase Four of Reopening Plan

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses the city’s decision to move into Phase Four of the coronavirus reopening plan.... Under Phase Four guidelines in the “Re [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move...→

Long Grove plans free events for arrival of Phase 4 next weekend

Long Grove plans free events for arrival of Phase 4 next weekend

Long Grove is ready for Phase 4 of Restore Illinois, offering a weekend of free events downtown beginning next Friday to help break the doldrums of the coronav [...] Read full article: Long Grove plans free events for arrival...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

“I think they’ve got to listen and invite us into the conversation. Mayors are on the front lines. We’ve been on the front lines through COVID-19. That work co [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To I...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

“I do think that we can open up indoor dining, and do it safely, and I think sooner rather than later," Lightfoot said. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past...→

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Extending the $600 weekly federal jobless benefit, due to expire July 31, may be key in bringing Republicans to the table to negotiate over the HEROES Act. Read full article: Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congr...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Mayor Lori Lightfoot plans to introduce a package next week designed to give renters who’ve lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic a measure of protection [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduc...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

CHICAGO (CBS) —   Visibly angry and holding back tears, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the officers seen lounging, napping, making coffee and popping popcor [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Offic...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday she and other mayor have been working on police reform, but at the same time, people are dying in record numbers be [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many G...→

Curb your enthusiasm: Mayor tamps down hopes of early start to NYC's phase 2 reopening - amNewYork

Curb your enthusiasm: Mayor tamps down hopes of early start to NYC's phase 2 reopening - amNewYork

New Yorkers should not get too excited about the possibility of the city entering phase 2 of reopening before July, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday.  Read full article: Curb your enthusiasm: Mayor tamps down h...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Ald. Raymond Lopez attacked Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, accusing her of protecting downtown and the Northside when his district was looted. Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletiv...→

Miami-Dade Mayor lifts curfew, plans to reopen beaches Wednesday

Miami-Dade Mayor lifts curfew, plans to reopen beaches Wednesday

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has lifted a curfew established during recent daily protests against police violence. The curfew was tied [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Mayor lifts curfew, plans to ...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

In the latest steps to reopening the city following protests and looting that occurred last weekend, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot officially lifted a citywide [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Cityw...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At least 100 people were shot, 14 fatally, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago over Father's Day Weekend 2020. Read full article: At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weeken...→

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

An executive order signed Friday by Mayor Eric Garcetti requires Los Angeles city departments to prepare for the reinstatement of affirmative action in Califor [...] Read full article: LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Eq...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it wo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday lambasted as “clearly racist” and “deeply offensive” a tweet by the Chicago Teachers Union depicting an apparent cartoon versi [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teache...→

Lightfoot To Announce Plans To Review And Revise CPD Use Of Force Policies

Chicago Police Department policies are under review as new waves of protests across the country call for police reform. Read full article: Lightfoot To Announce Plans To Review An...→

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after  release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Said Rush: "Some two years ago, I did not give this mayor the benefit of the doubt," he said. Now, he said, there is no doubt. "This is the era of Lori Lightfo [...] Read full article: Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences a...→

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

NOTE: The 1 p.m. press conference will be streamed live in the player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is scheduled to make an announcement Thursday alongsi [...] Read full article: LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announceme...→

"We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on reforming the police in the wake of George Floyd's death

"This is our moment to make sure that state legislators and local officials really rise to the occasion — not just with record rhetoric, but with actions," Lig [...] Read full article: "We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lo...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

“We know $1,000 may not go a long way, but it certainly will help in these troubling times, so that families can stay in their home, put food on the table, and [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Millio...→

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

A week after looting decimated part of the city, resentment was still simmering in many Chicago neighborhoods. Read full article: Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week Aft...→

Miami-Dade Mayor says he plans to reopen beaches by Wednesday

Miami-Dade Mayor says he plans to reopen beaches by Wednesday

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he plans to reopen the beaches by Wednesday. Gimenez made the announcement during a Monday afternoon press. [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Mayor says he plans to reopen...→

No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta Police Department made no arrests during Saturday’s protests calling for an end to racial injustice and in memory of George Floyd. This was the sec [...] Read full article: No arrests made during Saturday's protes...→

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Stringent gun controls failed to prevent 100 people from being shot over Father's Day weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.  Read full article: Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot...→

This foolish feud between the CTU and Mayor Lightfoot is doing school kids like me no good | Letters

I will be forever grateful to dedicated teachers and administrators. But what has transpired between the mayor and the CTU over the past year is reprehensible. Read full article: This foolish feud between the CTU and Ma...→

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for cit [...]

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

"If that kind of tweet, which is clearly racist, had been put forward by a right-wing group, we would rightly be denouncing them, and I think our scorn should [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Rac...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot choked up and became emotional Thursday morning when told that the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Donald Trump from ending an Obama- [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up u...→

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lori Lightfoot took part in a special town hall on CNN Sunday night for an in-depth discussion on police reform and racial justice. Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Polic...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

After video surfaced allegedly showing a group of Chicago police officers “lounging” in a congressman’s office as looters ransacked nearby businesses, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of p...→

In 2018 Text, Miami Mayor Called Police Department Problems

In 2018 Text, Miami Mayor Called Police Department Problems "Made Up"

A text conversation shows that in 2018, Mayor Francis Suarez dismissed the notion that Miami's police department had internal problems. Read full article: In 2018 Text, Miami Mayor Called Police ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

“There were a lot of incredible emotions that were shared in that call by fellow aldermen, now all of whom don’t feel secure or safe coming together with their [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alder...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

"The investments that we are committed to making in violence reduction, in mental health, in affordable housing and workforce development; we need to make thos [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police T...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

The city that never sleeps has been a tough place to get shuteye due to the fireworks displays. Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down ...→

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Stringent gun controls failed to prevent 100 people from being shot over Father's Day weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.  Read full article: Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move Into Phase Four of Reopening Plan

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses the city’s decision to move into Phase Four of the coronavirus reopening plan.... Under Phase Four guidelines in the “Re [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move...→

This foolish feud between the CTU and Mayor Lightfoot is doing school kids like me no good | Letters

I will be forever grateful to dedicated teachers and administrators. But what has transpired between the mayor and the CTU over the past year is reprehensible. Read full article: This foolish feud between the CTU and Ma...→

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

An executive order signed Friday by Mayor Eric Garcetti requires Los Angeles city departments to prepare for the reinstatement of affirmative action in Califor [...] Read full article: LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Eq...→

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for cit [...]

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a ...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it wo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

“I do think that we can open up indoor dining, and do it safely, and I think sooner rather than later," Lightfoot said. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot choked up and became emotional Thursday morning when told that the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Donald Trump from ending an Obama- [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up u...→

Lightfoot To Announce Plans To Review And Revise CPD Use Of Force Policies

Chicago Police Department policies are under review as new waves of protests across the country call for police reform. Read full article: Lightfoot To Announce Plans To Review An...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Mayor Lori Lightfoot plans to introduce a package next week designed to give renters who’ve lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic a measure of protection [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduc...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

After video surfaced allegedly showing a group of Chicago police officers “lounging” in a congressman’s office as looters ransacked nearby businesses, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of p...→

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

NOTE: The 1 p.m. press conference will be streamed live in the player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is scheduled to make an announcement Thursday alongsi [...] Read full article: LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announceme...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

“There were a lot of incredible emotions that were shared in that call by fellow aldermen, now all of whom don’t feel secure or safe coming together with their [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alder...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

“We know $1,000 may not go a long way, but it certainly will help in these troubling times, so that families can stay in their home, put food on the table, and [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Millio...→

Curb your enthusiasm: Mayor tamps down hopes of early start to NYC's phase 2 reopening - amNewYork

Curb your enthusiasm: Mayor tamps down hopes of early start to NYC's phase 2 reopening - amNewYork

New Yorkers should not get too excited about the possibility of the city entering phase 2 of reopening before July, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday.  Read full article: Curb your enthusiasm: Mayor tamps down h...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

A week after looting decimated part of the city, resentment was still simmering in many Chicago neighborhoods. Read full article: Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week Aft...→

Miami-Dade Mayor lifts curfew, plans to reopen beaches Wednesday

Miami-Dade Mayor lifts curfew, plans to reopen beaches Wednesday

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has lifted a curfew established during recent daily protests against police violence. The curfew was tied [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Mayor lifts curfew, plans to ...→

No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta Police Department made no arrests during Saturday’s protests calling for an end to racial injustice and in memory of George Floyd. This was the sec [...] Read full article: No arrests made during Saturday's protes...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At least 100 people were shot, 14 fatally, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago over Father's Day Weekend 2020. Read full article: At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weeken...→

Long Grove plans free events for arrival of Phase 4 next weekend

Long Grove plans free events for arrival of Phase 4 next weekend

Long Grove is ready for Phase 4 of Restore Illinois, offering a weekend of free events downtown beginning next Friday to help break the doldrums of the coronav [...] Read full article: Long Grove plans free events for arrival...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

“I think they’ve got to listen and invite us into the conversation. Mayors are on the front lines. We’ve been on the front lines through COVID-19. That work co [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To I...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

"If that kind of tweet, which is clearly racist, had been put forward by a right-wing group, we would rightly be denouncing them, and I think our scorn should [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Rac...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday lambasted as “clearly racist” and “deeply offensive” a tweet by the Chicago Teachers Union depicting an apparent cartoon versi [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teache...→

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Extending the $600 weekly federal jobless benefit, due to expire July 31, may be key in bringing Republicans to the table to negotiate over the HEROES Act. Read full article: Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congr...→

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lori Lightfoot took part in a special town hall on CNN Sunday night for an in-depth discussion on police reform and racial justice. Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Polic...→

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after  release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Said Rush: "Some two years ago, I did not give this mayor the benefit of the doubt," he said. Now, he said, there is no doubt. "This is the era of Lori Lightfo [...] Read full article: Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences a...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

CHICAGO (CBS) —   Visibly angry and holding back tears, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the officers seen lounging, napping, making coffee and popping popcor [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Offic...→

In 2018 Text, Miami Mayor Called Police Department Problems

In 2018 Text, Miami Mayor Called Police Department Problems "Made Up"

A text conversation shows that in 2018, Mayor Francis Suarez dismissed the notion that Miami's police department had internal problems. Read full article: In 2018 Text, Miami Mayor Called Police ...→

"We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on reforming the police in the wake of George Floyd's death

"This is our moment to make sure that state legislators and local officials really rise to the occasion — not just with record rhetoric, but with actions," Lig [...] Read full article: "We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lo...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday she and other mayor have been working on police reform, but at the same time, people are dying in record numbers be [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many G...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

"The investments that we are committed to making in violence reduction, in mental health, in affordable housing and workforce development; we need to make thos [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police T...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Ald. Raymond Lopez attacked Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, accusing her of protecting downtown and the Northside when his district was looted. Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletiv...→

Miami-Dade Mayor says he plans to reopen beaches by Wednesday

Miami-Dade Mayor says he plans to reopen beaches by Wednesday

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he plans to reopen the beaches by Wednesday. Gimenez made the announcement during a Monday afternoon press. [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Mayor says he plans to reopen...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

In the latest steps to reopening the city following protests and looting that occurred last weekend, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot officially lifted a citywide [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Cityw...→

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down on fireworks

The city that never sleeps has been a tough place to get shuteye due to the fireworks displays. Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio plans to crack down ...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Stringent gun controls failed to prevent 100 people from being shot over Father's Day weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.  Read full article: Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move Into Phase Four of Reopening Plan

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses the city’s decision to move into Phase Four of the coronavirus reopening plan.... Under Phase Four guidelines in the “Re [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move...→

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weekend in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

At least 100 people were shot, 14 fatally, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago over Father's Day Weekend 2020. Read full article: At Least 100 Shot on Father's Day Weeken...→

This foolish feud between the CTU and Mayor Lightfoot is doing school kids like me no good | Letters

I will be forever grateful to dedicated teachers and administrators. But what has transpired between the mayor and the CTU over the past year is reprehensible. Read full article: This foolish feud between the CTU and Ma...→

Long Grove plans free events for arrival of Phase 4 next weekend

Long Grove plans free events for arrival of Phase 4 next weekend

Long Grove is ready for Phase 4 of Restore Illinois, offering a weekend of free events downtown beginning next Friday to help break the doldrums of the coronav [...] Read full article: Long Grove plans free events for arrival...→

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Equity, Plans To 'Give Preference To Minority-Owned Businesses'

An executive order signed Friday by Mayor Eric Garcetti requires Los Angeles city departments to prepare for the reinstatement of affirmative action in Califor [...] Read full article: LA Mayor Establishes Office Of Racial Eq...→

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for cit [...]

Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a set of racial equity initiatives for city government during a news conference Friday. The mayor’s address is scheduled [...] Read full article: Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce a ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To Include Mayors In Discussions Of Police Reform Legislation; 'We're On The Front Lines'

“I think they’ve got to listen and invite us into the conversation. Mayors are on the front lines. We’ve been on the front lines through COVID-19. That work co [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Urges Congress To I...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper Columbus statues shouldn't be taken down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it wo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot says Christoper ...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Racist' Tweet By Chicago Teachers Union Showing Her As Scooby-Doo Villain

"If that kind of tweet, which is clearly racist, had been put forward by a right-wing group, we would rightly be denouncing them, and I think our scorn should [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Blasts 'Clearly Rac...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants

“I do think that we can open up indoor dining, and do it safely, and I think sooner rather than later," Lightfoot said. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teachers Union’s ‘Scooby-Doo’ tweet as ‘racist’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday lambasted as “clearly racist” and “deeply offensive” a tweet by the Chicago Teachers Union depicting an apparent cartoon versi [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot rips Chicago Teache...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up upon hearing U.S. Supreme Court blocked Trump attempt to end DACA: ‘It’s a great day'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot choked up and became emotional Thursday morning when told that the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Donald Trump from ending an Obama- [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot chokes up u...→

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congress to fill her budget gap for now, and what Speaker Pelosi has to say about it

Extending the $600 weekly federal jobless benefit, due to expire July 31, may be key in bringing Republicans to the table to negotiate over the HEROES Act. Read full article: Why Mayor Lightfoot cannot rely on Congr...→

Lightfoot To Announce Plans To Review And Revise CPD Use Of Force Policies

Chicago Police Department policies are under review as new waves of protests across the country call for police reform. Read full article: Lightfoot To Announce Plans To Review An...→

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Police Reform, Racial Justice With 3 Other Black Women Mayors

Mayor Lori Lightfoot took part in a special town hall on CNN Sunday night for an in-depth discussion on police reform and racial justice. Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Joins Town Hall On Polic...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Mayor Lori Lightfoot plans to introduce a package next week designed to give renters who’ve lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic a measure of protection [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduc...→

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after  release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences after release of shocking video of Chicago police lounging in his burglarized campaign office

Said Rush: "Some two years ago, I did not give this mayor the benefit of the doubt," he said. Now, he said, there is no doubt. "This is the era of Lori Lightfo [...] Read full article: Rep. Rush, Mayor Lightfoot mend fences a...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of police relaxing, popping popcorn near riots an 'embarrassment'

After video surfaced allegedly showing a group of Chicago police officers “lounging” in a congressman’s office as looters ransacked nearby businesses, Mayor Lo [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot calls video of p...→

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For 'Lounging' In Rush's Office During Unrest

CHICAGO (CBS) —   Visibly angry and holding back tears, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the officers seen lounging, napping, making coffee and popping popcor [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Offic...→

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announcement With Chicago Police, Rep. Bobby Rush

NOTE: The 1 p.m. press conference will be streamed live in the player above. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is scheduled to make an announcement Thursday alongsi [...] Read full article: LIVE: Mayor Lightfoot to Make Announceme...→

In 2018 Text, Miami Mayor Called Police Department Problems

In 2018 Text, Miami Mayor Called Police Department Problems "Made Up"

A text conversation shows that in 2018, Mayor Francis Suarez dismissed the notion that Miami's police department had internal problems. Read full article: In 2018 Text, Miami Mayor Called Police ...→

"We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on reforming the police in the wake of George Floyd's death

"This is our moment to make sure that state legislators and local officials really rise to the occasion — not just with record rhetoric, but with actions," Lig [...] Read full article: "We've got to be bold": Chicago Mayor Lo...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alderman For 'Illegally' Recording Call, Leaking Profane Argument Over Looting

“There were a lot of incredible emotions that were shared in that call by fellow aldermen, now all of whom don’t feel secure or safe coming together with their [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lashes Out At Alder...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many Guns on Our Streets'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday she and other mayor have been working on police reform, but at the same time, people are dying in record numbers be [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: 'Way Too Many G...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Million Fund To Provide Cash Assistance To Chicagoans Excluded From Stimulus Checks

“We know $1,000 may not go a long way, but it certainly will help in these troubling times, so that families can stay in their home, put food on the table, and [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $5 Millio...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police To Pay For More Social Services Doesn't Need To Be 'Either/Or Proposition'

"The investments that we are committed to making in violence reduction, in mental health, in affordable housing and workforce development; we need to make thos [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Defunding Police T...→

Curb your enthusiasm: Mayor tamps down hopes of early start to NYC's phase 2 reopening - amNewYork

Curb your enthusiasm: Mayor tamps down hopes of early start to NYC's phase 2 reopening - amNewYork

New Yorkers should not get too excited about the possibility of the city entering phase 2 of reopening before July, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday.  Read full article: Curb your enthusiasm: Mayor tamps down h...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Million Budget Deficit This Year Due To COVID-19

“That’s a sobering number, and it presents a sobering challenge any way you look at it,” Lightfoot said Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Projects $700 Milli...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletive-Filled Fight with Alderman over Black Lives Matter Riots

Ald. Raymond Lopez attacked Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, accusing her of protecting downtown and the Northside when his district was looted. Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot In Expletiv...→

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week After Looting, Criticize Mayor Lightfoot

A week after looting decimated part of the city, resentment was still simmering in many Chicago neighborhoods. Read full article: Some Aldermen Still Resentful A Week Aft...→

Miami-Dade Mayor lifts curfew, plans to reopen beaches Wednesday

Miami-Dade Mayor lifts curfew, plans to reopen beaches Wednesday

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has lifted a curfew established during recent daily protests against police violence. The curfew was tied [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Mayor lifts curfew, plans to ...→

Miami-Dade Mayor says he plans to reopen beaches by Wednesday

Miami-Dade Mayor says he plans to reopen beaches by Wednesday

MIAMI (WSVN) - Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he plans to reopen the beaches by Wednesday. Gimenez made the announcement during a Monday afternoon press. [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Mayor says he plans to reopen...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

In the latest steps to reopening the city following protests and looting that occurred last weekend, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot officially lifted a citywide [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Cityw...→

No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

No arrests made during Saturday's protests after mayor lifts weekend curfew - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta Police Department made no arrests during Saturday’s protests calling for an end to racial injustice and in memory of George Floyd. This was the sec [...] Read full article: No arrests made during Saturday's protes...→