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A judge granted the city of Chicago’s request to inspect a property rapper Respo [...]

A judge granted the city of Chicago’s request to inspect a property rapper Responding to a tip, Chicago police visited the home of singer R. Kelly on Friday mo [...] Read full article: A judge granted the city of Chicago’s re...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

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Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit After 2018 Fire Killed 10 Children

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A Los Angeles judge denied a request for a mistrial in the murder case against N [...]

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Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

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Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Hea...→

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

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Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book re

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book re

A judge denied President Trump’s request to stop his former National Security Advisor John Bolton from releasing his book this coming week, saying the governme [...] Read full article: Judge denies Trump’s request to halt Joh...→

Judge Rejects Trump Request for Order Blocking Bolton’s Memoir

Judge Rejects Trump Request for Order Blocking Bolton’s Memoir

But the judge also sharply criticized the former national security adviser, suggesting his $2 million book advance may be in jeopardy. Read full article: Judge Rejects Trump Request for Order Bl...→

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for [...]

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for additional protests following a night of destruction despite a citywide curfew [...] Read full article: Members of the National Guard have been ...→

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth in the City, Calls for New Police Oversight Board

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth in the City, Calls for New Police Oversight Board

Juneteenth celebrations and services are expected across Chicago Friday, prompting discussions from city officials over whether to observe it as an official ho [...] Read full article: Chicago Protests: Juneteenth in the City...→

Bid To Force CPD Officers Out Of Chicago Public Schools Sent To City Council's Legislative Purgatory

Bid To Force CPD Officers Out Of Chicago Public Schools Sent To City Council's Legislative Purgatory

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Chicago City Council Set to Vote on Whether to Allow Sale of To-Go Cocktails

Chicago City Council Set to Vote on Whether to Allow Sale of To-Go Cocktails

Chicago restaurants and bars are set to learn if they can sell curbside cocktails under a new measure expected to be voted on by City Council Wednesday. The po [...] Read full article: Chicago City Council Set to Vote on Whet...→

Chicago buildings commissioner exiting City Hall

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Chicago Reportedly Gaining Momentum as Potential NHL Hub City Site

Chicago Reportedly Gaining Momentum as Potential NHL Hub City Site

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Judge Orders New Recount in Paterson City Council Race Determined By Just One Vote

Judge Orders New Recount in Paterson City Council Race Determined By Just One Vote

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City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

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No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

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Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

The NHL is expected to announce which cities will serve as hubs for its upcoming postseason later this summer, and according to a report, Chicago remains in th [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for ...→

Alexandria bans guns on city property | WTOP

The Alexandria City Council voted unanimously to ban firearms and ammunition from all city facilities and parks. The new law takes effect July 1. Read full article: Alexandria bans guns on city property | ...→

Donald Trump Declares Victory as Judge Denies Request to Block Bolton Book

Donald Trump Declares Victory as Judge Denies Request to Block Bolton Book

President Trump declared victory over John Bolton, his former national security adviser, despite a judge denying a request to block Bolton's book. Read full article: Donald Trump Declares Victory as Judge D...→

U.S. judge rules against Trump administration's request to block Bolton's book - amNewYork

A U.S. judge on Saturday denied a request by the Trump administration for an injunction to block publication of a book by President Donald Trump's former Read full article: U.S. judge rules against Trump administr...→

Judge weighs Administration request to order Bolton to try to pull back book

Judge weighs Administration request to order Bolton to try to pull back book

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Residents call on city to fix sewage, flooding problems at CHA property in Heart of Chicago

Residents call on city to fix sewage, flooding problems at CHA property in Heart of Chicago

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Chicago Police arrested more people for protesting than looting in early days of unrest, contradicting city claims

Chicago Police arrested more people for protesting than looting in early days of unrest, contradicting city claims

Just 20% of arrests during the first few days of unrest were for looting-related crimes, contradicting earlier statements by the CPD that looting made up the m [...] Read full article: Chicago Police arrested more people for ...→

Watch: Chicago City Council to Discuss Proposal to Remove Police From Public Schools

Watch: Chicago City Council to Discuss Proposal to Remove Police From Public Schools

Chicago City Council was slated to debate on Wednesday a new proposal to remove police officers from the city’s public schools. Ald. Roderick Sawyer, Ald. Jean [...] Read full article: Watch: Chicago City Council to Discuss P...→

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and state Rep. Mike Zalewski say the city would be the perfect host as the league eyes a return to action after three months. Read full article: Power play? Pols push for Chicago to ser...→

Chicago City Markets Will Open Some Locations This Month

The farmers markets will open in a handful of neighborhoods including Austin, Bronzeville and Printers Row. Read full article: Chicago City Markets Will Open Some Loca...→

Why Toronto is close to beating out Chicago as North America’s second city for skyscapers | Ed Zotti

Why Toronto is close to beating out Chicago as North America’s second city for skyscapers | Ed Zotti

The Canadian metropolis has become a major player on the world stage. In rankings of global urban significance, it vies with and sometimes surpasses Chicago. Read full article: Why Toronto is close to beating out Chic...→

Judge Denies Jussie Smollet's Request To Toss New Disorderly Conduct Charges

Judge Denies Jussie Smollet's Request To Toss New Disorderly Conduct Charges

Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett lost his bid to have new disorderly conduct charges thrown out, after a Cook County judge ruled Friday the case does not [...] Read full article: Judge Denies Jussie Smollet's Request To...→

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

A group of South and West side pastors prayed outside Chicago City Hall on Tuesday before asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot to keep disgraced former cop Robert Rialm [...] Read full article: Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire D...→

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

A more than 700 percent increase in fireworks-related calls in Chicago this year appears related to a nationwide jump in fireworks sales after most local Indep [...] Read full article: Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as...→

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Major cities in the U.S. reported bloody weekends amid increased calls to defund and disband police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police c [...] Read full article: Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minn...→

Judge rejects Trump administration request to block John Bolton’s book

Judge rejects Trump administration request to block John Bolton’s book

A federal judge has denied a request by the Trump administration to halt the publication of a new memoir by former national security adviser John Bolton. Team [...] Read full article: Judge rejects Trump administration reque...→

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

Even a cursory look at the historic record makes clear why so many Americans no longer view Columbus as heroic. How does that square with the presence of Colum [...] Read full article: EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District sho...→

Judge orders 50-year sentence for former Chicago cop who fatally shot wife in Spring Grove

Judge orders 50-year sentence for former Chicago cop who fatally shot wife in Spring Grove

A former Chicago police officer received a 50-year prison sentence Wednesday for the 2017 murder of his wife and fellow former officer, Elizabeth "Betty" Volbe [...] Read full article: Judge orders 50-year sentence for former...→

Chicago Police union asks consent-decree judge to help in fight with city over 12-hour shifts

Chicago Police union asks consent-decree judge to help in fight with city over 12-hour shifts

The Fraternal Order of Police wants to force the city to look for help elsewhere, including other police departments and the National Guard, to give its office [...] Read full article: Chicago Police union asks consent-decree...→

Judge denies request to stop Trump rally due to coronavirus concerns

Judge denies request to stop Trump rally due to coronavirus concerns

An Oklahoma judge has declined to issue a court order blocking President Trump’s rally in Tulsa on Saturday unless its organizers impose safety measures amid t [...] Read full article: Judge denies request to stop Trump rally...→

Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall For Removal Of Police Officers From Chicago Public Schools

Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall For Removal Of Police Officers From Chicago Public Schools

Millions of tax dollars are at stake in the push to remove police officers from inside Chicago Public Schools. But those who are pushing for the move say it’s [...] Read full article: Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall F...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

In an interview over the weekend, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says that she is hopeful the NHL will choose the city as one of its two hub cities for the upcom [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential N...→

City Launching 'Chicago Remembers' Website To Share Stories Of Those Who Died From COVID-19

City Launching 'Chicago Remembers' Website To Share Stories Of Those Who Died From COVID-19

“In light of the current situation, the way we mourn and celebrate one’s life needs to be reimagined,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said in a statement. Read full article: City Launching 'Chicago Remembers' Websi...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

A Los Angeles judge denied a request for a mistrial in the murder case against N [...]

A Los Angeles judge denied a request for a mistrial in the murder case against New York real estate heir Robert Durst after a three-month delay from the corona [...] Read full article: A Los Angeles judge denied a request for...→

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

A more than 700 percent increase in fireworks-related calls in Chicago this year appears related to a nationwide jump in fireworks sales after most local Indep [...] Read full article: Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as...→

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

The NHL is expected to announce which cities will serve as hubs for its upcoming postseason later this summer, and according to a report, Chicago remains in th [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for ...→

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Hea...→

Donald Trump Declares Victory as Judge Denies Request to Block Bolton Book

Donald Trump Declares Victory as Judge Denies Request to Block Bolton Book

President Trump declared victory over John Bolton, his former national security adviser, despite a judge denying a request to block Bolton's book. Read full article: Donald Trump Declares Victory as Judge D...→

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book re

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book re

A judge denied President Trump’s request to stop his former National Security Advisor John Bolton from releasing his book this coming week, saying the governme [...] Read full article: Judge denies Trump’s request to halt Joh...→

Judge rejects Trump administration request to block John Bolton’s book

Judge rejects Trump administration request to block John Bolton’s book

A federal judge has denied a request by the Trump administration to halt the publication of a new memoir by former national security adviser John Bolton. Team [...] Read full article: Judge rejects Trump administration reque...→

Judge weighs Administration request to order Bolton to try to pull back book

Judge weighs Administration request to order Bolton to try to pull back book

Charles Cooper, a lawyer for Bolton, called the request for an order that his client pull back the memoir “theater” both under the First Amendment and as a mat [...] Read full article: Judge weighs Administration request to o...→

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for [...]

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for additional protests following a night of destruction despite a citywide curfew [...] Read full article: Members of the National Guard have been ...→

Judge orders 50-year sentence for former Chicago cop who fatally shot wife in Spring Grove

Judge orders 50-year sentence for former Chicago cop who fatally shot wife in Spring Grove

A former Chicago police officer received a 50-year prison sentence Wednesday for the 2017 murder of his wife and fellow former officer, Elizabeth "Betty" Volbe [...] Read full article: Judge orders 50-year sentence for former...→

Residents call on city to fix sewage, flooding problems at CHA property in Heart of Chicago

Residents call on city to fix sewage, flooding problems at CHA property in Heart of Chicago

Mauricio Vasquez, 59, has called Pilsen home for 20 years. But for the past five years, his CHA-funded building has flooded each summer, leaving behind waste a [...] Read full article: Residents call on city to fix sewage, fl...→

Bid To Force CPD Officers Out Of Chicago Public Schools Sent To City Council's Legislative Purgatory

Bid To Force CPD Officers Out Of Chicago Public Schools Sent To City Council's Legislative Purgatory

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has opposed entirely removing police officers from public schools, arguing it should be up to elected Local School Councils to decide if p [...] Read full article: Bid To Force CPD Officers Out Of Chicago...→

Chicago Police union asks consent-decree judge to help in fight with city over 12-hour shifts

Chicago Police union asks consent-decree judge to help in fight with city over 12-hour shifts

The Fraternal Order of Police wants to force the city to look for help elsewhere, including other police departments and the National Guard, to give its office [...] Read full article: Chicago Police union asks consent-decree...→

Watch: Chicago City Council to Discuss Proposal to Remove Police From Public Schools

Watch: Chicago City Council to Discuss Proposal to Remove Police From Public Schools

Chicago City Council was slated to debate on Wednesday a new proposal to remove police officers from the city’s public schools. Ald. Roderick Sawyer, Ald. Jean [...] Read full article: Watch: Chicago City Council to Discuss P...→

Chicago buildings commissioner exiting City Hall

Judy Frydland, who is retiring, modernized the building code. She also became associated with a botched, dust-spewing demolition of Crawford Power Plant in Lit [...] Read full article: Chicago buildings commissioner exiting C...→

Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall For Removal Of Police Officers From Chicago Public Schools

Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall For Removal Of Police Officers From Chicago Public Schools

Millions of tax dollars are at stake in the push to remove police officers from inside Chicago Public Schools. But those who are pushing for the move say it’s [...] Read full article: Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall F...→

Chicago City Markets Will Open Some Locations This Month

The farmers markets will open in a handful of neighborhoods including Austin, Bronzeville and Printers Row. Read full article: Chicago City Markets Will Open Some Loca...→

Judge Orders New Recount in Paterson City Council Race Determined By Just One Vote

Judge Orders New Recount in Paterson City Council Race Determined By Just One Vote

A day after a councilman formally contested the results of his race, a judge ordered another race that was decided by just one vote must undergo a second recou [...] Read full article: Judge Orders New Recount in Paterson Cit...→

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

In an interview over the weekend, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says that she is hopeful the NHL will choose the city as one of its two hub cities for the upcom [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential N...→

Judge Denies Jussie Smollet's Request To Toss New Disorderly Conduct Charges

Judge Denies Jussie Smollet's Request To Toss New Disorderly Conduct Charges

Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett lost his bid to have new disorderly conduct charges thrown out, after a Cook County judge ruled Friday the case does not [...] Read full article: Judge Denies Jussie Smollet's Request To...→

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago just announced its events for the Fourth of July, but you don’t have to be in the city to enjoy some of them. Navy Pier will be o [...] Read full article: No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, ...→

Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit After 2018 Fire Killed 10 Children

A judge has denied the City of Chicago's motion to dismiss a lawsuit following a deadly fire in Little Village that killed 10 children.  Read full article: Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To...→

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

A group of South and West side pastors prayed outside Chicago City Hall on Tuesday before asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot to keep disgraced former cop Robert Rialm [...] Read full article: Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire D...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Major cities in the U.S. reported bloody weekends amid increased calls to defund and disband police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police c [...] Read full article: Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minn...→

Alexandria bans guns on city property | WTOP

The Alexandria City Council voted unanimously to ban firearms and ammunition from all city facilities and parks. The new law takes effect July 1. Read full article: Alexandria bans guns on city property | ...→

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

The longer the city waits to restore its magnificent tree canopy, the harder the job gets. New trees need many years to grow to maturity. Read full article: EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to i...→

U.S. judge rules against Trump administration's request to block Bolton's book - amNewYork

A U.S. judge on Saturday denied a request by the Trump administration for an injunction to block publication of a book by President Donald Trump's former Read full article: U.S. judge rules against Trump administr...→

Judge Rejects Trump Request for Order Blocking Bolton’s Memoir

Judge Rejects Trump Request for Order Blocking Bolton’s Memoir

But the judge also sharply criticized the former national security adviser, suggesting his $2 million book advance may be in jeopardy. Read full article: Judge Rejects Trump Request for Order Bl...→

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

Even a cursory look at the historic record makes clear why so many Americans no longer view Columbus as heroic. How does that square with the presence of Colum [...] Read full article: EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District sho...→

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth in the City, Calls for New Police Oversight Board

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth in the City, Calls for New Police Oversight Board

Juneteenth celebrations and services are expected across Chicago Friday, prompting discussions from city officials over whether to observe it as an official ho [...] Read full article: Chicago Protests: Juneteenth in the City...→

Chicago Police arrested more people for protesting than looting in early days of unrest, contradicting city claims

Chicago Police arrested more people for protesting than looting in early days of unrest, contradicting city claims

Just 20% of arrests during the first few days of unrest were for looting-related crimes, contradicting earlier statements by the CPD that looting made up the m [...] Read full article: Chicago Police arrested more people for ...→

Chicago City Council Set to Vote on Whether to Allow Sale of To-Go Cocktails

Chicago City Council Set to Vote on Whether to Allow Sale of To-Go Cocktails

Chicago restaurants and bars are set to learn if they can sell curbside cocktails under a new measure expected to be voted on by City Council Wednesday. The po [...] Read full article: Chicago City Council Set to Vote on Whet...→

Judge denies request to stop Trump rally due to coronavirus concerns

Judge denies request to stop Trump rally due to coronavirus concerns

An Oklahoma judge has declined to issue a court order blocking President Trump’s rally in Tulsa on Saturday unless its organizers impose safety measures amid t [...] Read full article: Judge denies request to stop Trump rally...→

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and state Rep. Mike Zalewski say the city would be the perfect host as the league eyes a return to action after three months. Read full article: Power play? Pols push for Chicago to ser...→

Chicago Reportedly Gaining Momentum as Potential NHL Hub City Site

Chicago Reportedly Gaining Momentum as Potential NHL Hub City Site

The NHL has not set a date for an announcement of the two cities that will serve as “hub cities” in its postseason tournament, but according to a new report, C [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Gaining Momentum as P...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Why Toronto is close to beating out Chicago as North America’s second city for skyscapers | Ed Zotti

Why Toronto is close to beating out Chicago as North America’s second city for skyscapers | Ed Zotti

The Canadian metropolis has become a major player on the world stage. In rankings of global urban significance, it vies with and sometimes surpasses Chicago. Read full article: Why Toronto is close to beating out Chic...→

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

To remember the lives of Chicagoans who lost their lives to coronavirus, the city of Chicago created a public virtual memorial page for residents to honor thei [...] Read full article: City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to...→

City Launching 'Chicago Remembers' Website To Share Stories Of Those Who Died From COVID-19

City Launching 'Chicago Remembers' Website To Share Stories Of Those Who Died From COVID-19

“In light of the current situation, the way we mourn and celebrate one’s life needs to be reimagined,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said in a statement. Read full article: City Launching 'Chicago Remembers' Websi...→

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVID-19 Protections From City

The Chicago Teachers Union doubled up on its demands Wednesday, calling for police out of the schools but also for more protective measures against coronavirus [...] Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union Demands More COVI...→

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, but city plans virtual events

CHICAGO — The City of Chicago just announced its events for the Fourth of July, but you don’t have to be in the city to enjoy some of them. Navy Pier will be o [...] Read full article: No Fourth of July fireworks in Chicago, ...→

Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit After 2018 Fire Killed 10 Children

A judge has denied the City of Chicago's motion to dismiss a lawsuit following a deadly fire in Little Village that killed 10 children.  Read full article: Judge Denies City Of Chicago's Motion To...→

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire Disgraced Former Cop

A group of South and West side pastors prayed outside Chicago City Hall on Tuesday before asking Mayor Lori Lightfoot to keep disgraced former cop Robert Rialm [...] Read full article: Chicago Pastors Demand City Not Rehire D...→

A Los Angeles judge denied a request for a mistrial in the murder case against N [...]

A Los Angeles judge denied a request for a mistrial in the murder case against New York real estate heir Robert Durst after a three-month delay from the corona [...] Read full article: A Los Angeles judge denied a request for...→

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as city sees 700% jump in calls

A more than 700 percent increase in fireworks-related calls in Chicago this year appears related to a nationwide jump in fireworks sales after most local Indep [...] Read full article: Unusual salvo of fireworks in Chicago as...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for NHL Hub City Duties

The NHL is expected to announce which cities will serve as hubs for its upcoming postseason later this summer, and according to a report, Chicago remains in th [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Still in Running for ...→

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis as New York City reports uptick in shootings

Major cities in the U.S. reported bloody weekends amid increased calls to defund and disband police departments in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police c [...] Read full article: Deadly weekend in Seattle, Chicago, Minn...→

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Heavy Youth Violence Across City

After a violent weekend of shootings across the city, the Chicago Police Department discussed what issued need to be addressed. Across Chicago at least nine pe [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Respond to Weekend of Hea...→

Alexandria bans guns on city property | WTOP

The Alexandria City Council voted unanimously to ban firearms and ammunition from all city facilities and parks. The new law takes effect July 1. Read full article: Alexandria bans guns on city property | ...→

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to its motto — City in a Garden — with every new tree lost

The longer the city waits to restore its magnificent tree canopy, the harder the job gets. New trees need many years to grow to maturity. Read full article: EDITORIAL: Chicago fails to live up to i...→

Donald Trump Declares Victory as Judge Denies Request to Block Bolton Book

Donald Trump Declares Victory as Judge Denies Request to Block Bolton Book

President Trump declared victory over John Bolton, his former national security adviser, despite a judge denying a request to block Bolton's book. Read full article: Donald Trump Declares Victory as Judge D...→

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book re

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book re

A judge denied President Trump’s request to stop his former National Security Advisor John Bolton from releasing his book this coming week, saying the governme [...] Read full article: Judge denies Trump’s request to halt Joh...→

U.S. judge rules against Trump administration's request to block Bolton's book - amNewYork

A U.S. judge on Saturday denied a request by the Trump administration for an injunction to block publication of a book by President Donald Trump's former Read full article: U.S. judge rules against Trump administr...→

Judge rejects Trump administration request to block John Bolton’s book

Judge rejects Trump administration request to block John Bolton’s book

A federal judge has denied a request by the Trump administration to halt the publication of a new memoir by former national security adviser John Bolton. Team [...] Read full article: Judge rejects Trump administration reque...→

Judge Rejects Trump Request for Order Blocking Bolton’s Memoir

Judge Rejects Trump Request for Order Blocking Bolton’s Memoir

But the judge also sharply criticized the former national security adviser, suggesting his $2 million book advance may be in jeopardy. Read full article: Judge Rejects Trump Request for Order Bl...→

Judge weighs Administration request to order Bolton to try to pull back book

Judge weighs Administration request to order Bolton to try to pull back book

Charles Cooper, a lawyer for Bolton, called the request for an order that his client pull back the memoir “theater” both under the First Amendment and as a mat [...] Read full article: Judge weighs Administration request to o...→

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District should lead our city in a little straight talk about Columbus

Even a cursory look at the historic record makes clear why so many Americans no longer view Columbus as heroic. How does that square with the presence of Colum [...] Read full article: EDITORIAL: The Chicago Park District sho...→

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for [...]

Members of the National Guard have been called to Chicago as the city braces for additional protests following a night of destruction despite a citywide curfew [...] Read full article: Members of the National Guard have been ...→

Judge orders 50-year sentence for former Chicago cop who fatally shot wife in Spring Grove

Judge orders 50-year sentence for former Chicago cop who fatally shot wife in Spring Grove

A former Chicago police officer received a 50-year prison sentence Wednesday for the 2017 murder of his wife and fellow former officer, Elizabeth "Betty" Volbe [...] Read full article: Judge orders 50-year sentence for former...→

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth in the City, Calls for New Police Oversight Board

Chicago Protests: Juneteenth in the City, Calls for New Police Oversight Board

Juneteenth celebrations and services are expected across Chicago Friday, prompting discussions from city officials over whether to observe it as an official ho [...] Read full article: Chicago Protests: Juneteenth in the City...→

Residents call on city to fix sewage, flooding problems at CHA property in Heart of Chicago

Residents call on city to fix sewage, flooding problems at CHA property in Heart of Chicago

Mauricio Vasquez, 59, has called Pilsen home for 20 years. But for the past five years, his CHA-funded building has flooded each summer, leaving behind waste a [...] Read full article: Residents call on city to fix sewage, fl...→

Bid To Force CPD Officers Out Of Chicago Public Schools Sent To City Council's Legislative Purgatory

Bid To Force CPD Officers Out Of Chicago Public Schools Sent To City Council's Legislative Purgatory

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has opposed entirely removing police officers from public schools, arguing it should be up to elected Local School Councils to decide if p [...] Read full article: Bid To Force CPD Officers Out Of Chicago...→

Chicago Police arrested more people for protesting than looting in early days of unrest, contradicting city claims

Chicago Police arrested more people for protesting than looting in early days of unrest, contradicting city claims

Just 20% of arrests during the first few days of unrest were for looting-related crimes, contradicting earlier statements by the CPD that looting made up the m [...] Read full article: Chicago Police arrested more people for ...→

Chicago Police union asks consent-decree judge to help in fight with city over 12-hour shifts

Chicago Police union asks consent-decree judge to help in fight with city over 12-hour shifts

The Fraternal Order of Police wants to force the city to look for help elsewhere, including other police departments and the National Guard, to give its office [...] Read full article: Chicago Police union asks consent-decree...→

Chicago City Council Set to Vote on Whether to Allow Sale of To-Go Cocktails

Chicago City Council Set to Vote on Whether to Allow Sale of To-Go Cocktails

Chicago restaurants and bars are set to learn if they can sell curbside cocktails under a new measure expected to be voted on by City Council Wednesday. The po [...] Read full article: Chicago City Council Set to Vote on Whet...→

Watch: Chicago City Council to Discuss Proposal to Remove Police From Public Schools

Watch: Chicago City Council to Discuss Proposal to Remove Police From Public Schools

Chicago City Council was slated to debate on Wednesday a new proposal to remove police officers from the city’s public schools. Ald. Roderick Sawyer, Ald. Jean [...] Read full article: Watch: Chicago City Council to Discuss P...→

Judge denies request to stop Trump rally due to coronavirus concerns

Judge denies request to stop Trump rally due to coronavirus concerns

An Oklahoma judge has declined to issue a court order blocking President Trump’s rally in Tulsa on Saturday unless its organizers impose safety measures amid t [...] Read full article: Judge denies request to stop Trump rally...→

Chicago buildings commissioner exiting City Hall

Judy Frydland, who is retiring, modernized the building code. She also became associated with a botched, dust-spewing demolition of Crawford Power Plant in Lit [...] Read full article: Chicago buildings commissioner exiting C...→

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Power play? Pols push for Chicago to serve as ‘hub city’ for NHL return from coronavirus shutdown

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and state Rep. Mike Zalewski say the city would be the perfect host as the league eyes a return to action after three months. Read full article: Power play? Pols push for Chicago to ser...→

Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall For Removal Of Police Officers From Chicago Public Schools

Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall For Removal Of Police Officers From Chicago Public Schools

Millions of tax dollars are at stake in the push to remove police officers from inside Chicago Public Schools. But those who are pushing for the move say it’s [...] Read full article: Aldermen, Activists Rally At City Hall F...→

Chicago Reportedly Gaining Momentum as Potential NHL Hub City Site

Chicago Reportedly Gaining Momentum as Potential NHL Hub City Site

The NHL has not set a date for an announcement of the two cities that will serve as “hub cities” in its postseason tournament, but according to a new report, C [...] Read full article: Chicago Reportedly Gaining Momentum as P...→

Chicago City Markets Will Open Some Locations This Month

The farmers markets will open in a handful of neighborhoods including Austin, Bronzeville and Printers Row. Read full article: Chicago City Markets Will Open Some Loca...→

Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant police request for more officers | WTOP

After a string of violent incidents on the boardwalk, the mayor of Ocean City, Maryland, said Monday that it is time to grant the police department’s request f [...] Read full article: Ocean City mayor: It’s time to grant pol...→

Judge Orders New Recount in Paterson City Council Race Determined By Just One Vote

Judge Orders New Recount in Paterson City Council Race Determined By Just One Vote

A day after a councilman formally contested the results of his race, a judge ordered another race that was decided by just one vote must undergo a second recou [...] Read full article: Judge Orders New Recount in Paterson Cit...→

Why Toronto is close to beating out Chicago as North America’s second city for skyscapers | Ed Zotti

Why Toronto is close to beating out Chicago as North America’s second city for skyscapers | Ed Zotti

The Canadian metropolis has become a major player on the world stage. In rankings of global urban significance, it vies with and sometimes surpasses Chicago. Read full article: Why Toronto is close to beating out Chic...→

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential NHL Hub City

In an interview over the weekend, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says that she is hopeful the NHL will choose the city as one of its two hub cities for the upcom [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Pitches Chicago as Potential N...→

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

To remember the lives of Chicagoans who lost their lives to coronavirus, the city of Chicago created a public virtual memorial page for residents to honor thei [...] Read full article: City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to...→

Judge Denies Jussie Smollet's Request To Toss New Disorderly Conduct Charges

Judge Denies Jussie Smollet's Request To Toss New Disorderly Conduct Charges

Former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett lost his bid to have new disorderly conduct charges thrown out, after a Cook County judge ruled Friday the case does not [...] Read full article: Judge Denies Jussie Smollet's Request To...→

City Launching 'Chicago Remembers' Website To Share Stories Of Those Who Died From COVID-19

City Launching 'Chicago Remembers' Website To Share Stories Of Those Who Died From COVID-19

“In light of the current situation, the way we mourn and celebrate one’s life needs to be reimagined,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said in a statement. Read full article: City Launching 'Chicago Remembers' Websi...→