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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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To ...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

Priest draws squirt gun in fight against coronavirus

Priest draws squirt gun in fight against coronavirus

A Roman Catholic priest in the Detroit area has taken aim at his parishioners in a bid to maintain social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, using a s [...] Read full article: Priest draws squirt gun in fight against...→

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 [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another $1 billion budget hole

A year into office, the mayor faces a budget gap similar to what she started with, and there are fewer options to fill it. Without federal aid, "we are going t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

Lightfoot leans on community groups to curb spread of coronavirus among Latinos

Lightfoot leans on community groups to curb spread of coronavirus among Latinos

Latinos account for 42% of all positive COVID-19 cases despite making up less than a third of Chicago’s population. Read full article: Lightfoot leans on community groups to c...→

Chicago morgue coping despite historic surge in deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic

Chicago morgue coping despite historic surge in deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic

There was no sign of buckling at the the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, where employees seemed to be coping well with the historic surge in deaths due [...] Read full article: Chicago morgue coping despite historic s...→

Chicago Police Department Coronavirus Cases Surpass 500

Chicago Police Department Coronavirus Cases Surpass 500

Chicago police announced Thursday 12 more cases of COVID-19, raising the total number of cases in the department to 487. Read full article: Chicago Police Department Coronavirus Ca...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

Gun-Controlled Chicago: 4 Dead, 19 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Gun-Controlled Chicago: 4 Dead, 19 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Four people were killed and nearly 20 others were wounded in shootings in gun-controlled Chicago over the weekend. Read full article: Gun-Controlled Chicago: 4 Dead, 19 Wound...→

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 [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents t...→

Lightfoot eyeing ‘range of revenue-generating options’ to recover money lost to coronavirus

Lightfoot eyeing ‘range of revenue-generating options’ to recover money lost to coronavirus

"I don’t think there’s any city budget across the country that is not gonna have to look at one-time measures to put yourself back on track," the mayor said. Read full article: Lightfoot eyeing ‘range of revenue-gener...→

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

The Mayor of Providence Rhode Island, Jorge Elorza, encouraged residents on Tuesday to "socially shame" those who don't wear masks in public, to help limit the [...] Read full article: Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing c...→

Zoey Deutch 'lucky to be healthy' after battling coronavirus for a month, pleads for people to wear masks

Zoey Deutch 'lucky to be healthy' after battling coronavirus for a month, pleads for people to wear masks

Zoey Deutch revealed that she battled the coronavirus for more than a month in an impassioned plea for people to wear masks in public.  Read full article: Zoey Deutch 'lucky to be healthy' after ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churc...→

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

While only 1.6 percent of the U.S. population – 5.1 million people as of 2016 – lives in nursing homes and other residential care facilities, an estimated 40 p [...] Read full article: Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavi...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

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 [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Wants Chicago’s Coronavirus Re...→

Chicago mail carrier dies of coronavirus week after giving birth

Chicago mail carrier dies of coronavirus week after giving birth

A young mail carrier and mother of three has died of coronavirus just days after giving birth. Read full article: Chicago mail carrier dies of coronavirus...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

After more than 35 years in business, Little Bucharest Bistro in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood will be permanently closing.  Read full article: Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bist...→

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 [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

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 [...] Read full article: Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? May...→

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...→

Las Vegas mayor who offered her city as coronavirus

Las Vegas mayor who offered her city as coronavirus "control group" faces recall petition filed by poker pro

"[Goodman has] failed to responsibly represent her constituency, not only in her clear disregard for public health, but also in her support for the casino owne [...] Read full article: Las Vegas mayor who offered her city as ...→

Chicago Police Dept. Confirms 9 More Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus

Chicago Police Dept. Confirms 9 More Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus

Chicago police announced Tuesday that the department has confirmed nine more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 529 since the pandemic be [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Dept. Confirms 9 More Emp...→

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

With Chicagoans clamoring for the exits of their government-imposed exiles, one key metric set by the city appears to still present a considerable challenge: t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Fal...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening this weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening this weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday said Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s ...→

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: Illinois quickies, Wisconsin reminder, Indiana notes

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: Illinois quickies, Wisconsin reminder, Indiana notes

Among the notes on Chicago outdoors and coronva virus: Wisconsin DNR continues some restrictions, a couple quick observations on Illinois DNR sites, and the In [...] Read full article: Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: Illino...→

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 [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

How people battling addiction are continuing treatment during the coronavirus pandemic

How people battling addiction are continuing treatment during the coronavirus pandemic

For Michiganders struggling with addiction, the challenges they face are only made worse by the financial strain and self-quarantining so many of us are dealin [...] Read full article: How people battling addiction are contin...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Blue Angel...→

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney Wishes 'People Would Put Aside Their Beefs' As Shootings Rise During Pandemic

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney Wishes 'People Would Put Aside Their Beefs' As Shootings Rise During Pandemic

While health officials and city leaders continue to battle the coronavirus outbreak, another battle is taking place on the streets of Philadelphia as shootings [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney W...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul School Board Chairwoman On Ventilator Battling COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul School Board Chairwoman On Ventilator Battling COVID-19

A top St. Paul Educator and chairwoman is in the ICU, along with her father, connected to a ventilator battling COVID19. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul Schoo...→

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 [...] Read full article: Lightfoot administration says expired ha...→

Coronavirus pandemic causes Via ride-share service to temporarily shut down in Chicago

Coronavirus pandemic causes Via ride-share service to temporarily shut down in Chicago

Via, the smallest of the city’s three ride-share providers after Uber and Lyft, has temporarily suspended its Chicago operations due to the coronavirus pandemi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic causes Via ride-sha...→

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, [...] Read full article: Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopenin...→

Families in Mourning After 2 Chicago-Area Nurses Die From Coronavirus

Families in Mourning After 2 Chicago-Area Nurses Die From Coronavirus

Two Chicago-area families are heartbroken after their loved ones — both nurses on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic — died from the virus. Krist Guzma [...] Read full article: Families in Mourning After 2 Chicago-Are...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To ...→

Chicago Police Dept. Confirms 9 More Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus

Chicago Police Dept. Confirms 9 More Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus

Chicago police announced Tuesday that the department has confirmed nine more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 529 since the pandemic be [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Dept. Confirms 9 More Emp...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

While only 1.6 percent of the U.S. population – 5.1 million people as of 2016 – lives in nursing homes and other residential care facilities, an estimated 40 p [...] Read full article: Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavi...→

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 [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: Illinois quickies, Wisconsin reminder, Indiana notes

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: Illinois quickies, Wisconsin reminder, Indiana notes

Among the notes on Chicago outdoors and coronva virus: Wisconsin DNR continues some restrictions, a couple quick observations on Illinois DNR sites, and the In [...] Read full article: Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: Illino...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

How people battling addiction are continuing treatment during the coronavirus pandemic

How people battling addiction are continuing treatment during the coronavirus pandemic

For Michiganders struggling with addiction, the challenges they face are only made worse by the financial strain and self-quarantining so many of us are dealin [...] Read full article: How people battling addiction are contin...→

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 [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Wants Chicago’s Coronavirus Re...→

Chicago morgue coping despite historic surge in deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic

Chicago morgue coping despite historic surge in deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic

There was no sign of buckling at the the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, where employees seemed to be coping well with the historic surge in deaths due [...] Read full article: Chicago morgue coping despite historic s...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Blue Angel...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney Wishes 'People Would Put Aside Their Beefs' As Shootings Rise During Pandemic

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney Wishes 'People Would Put Aside Their Beefs' As Shootings Rise During Pandemic

While health officials and city leaders continue to battle the coronavirus outbreak, another battle is taking place on the streets of Philadelphia as shootings [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney W...→

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

After more than 35 years in business, Little Bucharest Bistro in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood will be permanently closing.  Read full article: Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bist...→

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 [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Lightfoot administration says expired ha...→

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 [...] Read full article: Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? May...→

Lightfoot eyeing ‘range of revenue-generating options’ to recover money lost to coronavirus

Lightfoot eyeing ‘range of revenue-generating options’ to recover money lost to coronavirus

"I don’t think there’s any city budget across the country that is not gonna have to look at one-time measures to put yourself back on track," the mayor said. Read full article: Lightfoot eyeing ‘range of revenue-gener...→

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, [...] Read full article: Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopenin...→

Las Vegas mayor who offered her city as coronavirus

Las Vegas mayor who offered her city as coronavirus "control group" faces recall petition filed by poker pro

"[Goodman has] failed to responsibly represent her constituency, not only in her clear disregard for public health, but also in her support for the casino owne [...] Read full article: Las Vegas mayor who offered her city as ...→

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

The Mayor of Providence Rhode Island, Jorge Elorza, encouraged residents on Tuesday to "socially shame" those who don't wear masks in public, to help limit the [...] Read full article: Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing c...→

Zoey Deutch 'lucky to be healthy' after battling coronavirus for a month, pleads for people to wear masks

Zoey Deutch 'lucky to be healthy' after battling coronavirus for a month, pleads for people to wear masks

Zoey Deutch revealed that she battled the coronavirus for more than a month in an impassioned plea for people to wear masks in public.  Read full article: Zoey Deutch 'lucky to be healthy' after ...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

With Chicagoans clamoring for the exits of their government-imposed exiles, one key metric set by the city appears to still present a considerable challenge: t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Fal...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churc...→

Priest draws squirt gun in fight against coronavirus

Priest draws squirt gun in fight against coronavirus

A Roman Catholic priest in the Detroit area has taken aim at his parishioners in a bid to maintain social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, using a s [...] Read full article: Priest draws squirt gun in fight against...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening this weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening this weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday said Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another $1 billion budget hole

A year into office, the mayor faces a budget gap similar to what she started with, and there are fewer options to fill it. Without federal aid, "we are going t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

Lightfoot leans on community groups to curb spread of coronavirus among Latinos

Lightfoot leans on community groups to curb spread of coronavirus among Latinos

Latinos account for 42% of all positive COVID-19 cases despite making up less than a third of Chicago’s population. Read full article: Lightfoot leans on community groups to c...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

Chicago mail carrier dies of coronavirus week after giving birth

Chicago mail carrier dies of coronavirus week after giving birth

A young mail carrier and mother of three has died of coronavirus just days after giving birth. Read full article: Chicago mail carrier dies of coronavirus...→

Chicago Police Department Coronavirus Cases Surpass 500

Chicago Police Department Coronavirus Cases Surpass 500

Chicago police announced Thursday 12 more cases of COVID-19, raising the total number of cases in the department to 487. Read full article: Chicago Police Department Coronavirus Ca...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

Gun-Controlled Chicago: 4 Dead, 19 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Gun-Controlled Chicago: 4 Dead, 19 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Four people were killed and nearly 20 others were wounded in shootings in gun-controlled Chicago over the weekend. Read full article: Gun-Controlled Chicago: 4 Dead, 19 Wound...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul School Board Chairwoman On Ventilator Battling COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul School Board Chairwoman On Ventilator Battling COVID-19

A top St. Paul Educator and chairwoman is in the ICU, along with her father, connected to a ventilator battling COVID19. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul Schoo...→

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 [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents t...→

Coronavirus pandemic causes Via ride-share service to temporarily shut down in Chicago

Coronavirus pandemic causes Via ride-share service to temporarily shut down in Chicago

Via, the smallest of the city’s three ride-share providers after Uber and Lyft, has temporarily suspended its Chicago operations due to the coronavirus pandemi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic causes Via ride-sha...→

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...→

Families in Mourning After 2 Chicago-Area Nurses Die From Coronavirus

Families in Mourning After 2 Chicago-Area Nurses Die From Coronavirus

Two Chicago-area families are heartbroken after their loved ones — both nurses on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic — died from the virus. Krist Guzma [...] Read full article: Families in Mourning After 2 Chicago-Are...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Introduces Plan To ...→

Zoey Deutch 'lucky to be healthy' after battling coronavirus for a month, pleads for people to wear masks

Zoey Deutch 'lucky to be healthy' after battling coronavirus for a month, pleads for people to wear masks

Zoey Deutch revealed that she battled the coronavirus for more than a month in an impassioned plea for people to wear masks in public.  Read full article: Zoey Deutch 'lucky to be healthy' after ...→

Chicago Police Dept. Confirms 9 More Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus

Chicago Police Dept. Confirms 9 More Employees Test Positive for Coronavirus

Chicago police announced Tuesday that the department has confirmed nine more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 529 since the pandemic be [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Dept. Confirms 9 More Emp...→

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not as bad' as feared despite coronavirus

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Monday that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp’s move to reopen the state's economy has not been “as bad” as she thought.  Read full article: Atlanta mayor: Georgia's reopening 'not ...→

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

With Chicagoans clamoring for the exits of their government-imposed exiles, one key metric set by the city appears to still present a considerable challenge: t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Fal...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Plans To Fine Churc...→

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' coronavirus stay-at-home order, Chicago mayor to issue citations

Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations pending a review for attending in-person services, according to the mayor's office. Read full article: Dozens of churchgoers defy Illinois' cor...→

Priest draws squirt gun in fight against coronavirus

Priest draws squirt gun in fight against coronavirus

A Roman Catholic priest in the Detroit area has taken aim at his parishioners in a bid to maintain social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic, using a s [...] Read full article: Priest draws squirt gun in fight against...→

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavirus, we must do more to protect nursing home residents

While only 1.6 percent of the U.S. population – 5.1 million people as of 2016 – lives in nursing homes and other residential care facilities, an estimated 40 p [...] Read full article: Dr. Nicole Saphier: In battling coronavi...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening this weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening this weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday said Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurants Could Reopen in June...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago restau...→

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: Illinois quickies, Wisconsin reminder, Indiana notes

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: Illinois quickies, Wisconsin reminder, Indiana notes

Among the notes on Chicago outdoors and coronva virus: Wisconsin DNR continues some restrictions, a couple quick observations on Illinois DNR sites, and the In [...] Read full article: Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: Illino...→

Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another $1 billion budget hole

A year into office, the mayor faces a budget gap similar to what she started with, and there are fewer options to fill it. Without federal aid, "we are going t [...] Read full article: Lightfoot: Chicago staring down another ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Fact check: Altered video shared online ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot made clear Wednesda...→

How people battling addiction are continuing treatment during the coronavirus pandemic

How people battling addiction are continuing treatment during the coronavirus pandemic

For Michiganders struggling with addiction, the challenges they face are only made worse by the financial strain and self-quarantining so many of us are dealin [...] Read full article: How people battling addiction are contin...→

Lightfoot leans on community groups to curb spread of coronavirus among Latinos

Lightfoot leans on community groups to curb spread of coronavirus among Latinos

Latinos account for 42% of all positive COVID-19 cases despite making up less than a third of Chicago’s population. Read full article: Lightfoot leans on community groups to c...→

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 [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Wants Chicago’s Coronavirus Re...→

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

Next phase of reopening Chicago will go slowly, keep lakefront closed, Lightfoot says

During a virtual speech to the Economic Club of Chicago, the mayor said, "Unfortunately at this point, we will not be ready to reopen our lakefront" because a [...] Read full article: Next phase of reopening Chicago will go ...→

Chicago morgue coping despite historic surge in deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic

Chicago morgue coping despite historic surge in deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic

There was no sign of buckling at the the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, where employees seemed to be coping well with the historic surge in deaths due [...] Read full article: Chicago morgue coping despite historic s...→

Chicago mail carrier dies of coronavirus week after giving birth

Chicago mail carrier dies of coronavirus week after giving birth

A young mail carrier and mother of three has died of coronavirus just days after giving birth. Read full article: Chicago mail carrier dies of coronavirus...→

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 [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Blue Angel...→

Chicago Police Department Coronavirus Cases Surpass 500

Chicago Police Department Coronavirus Cases Surpass 500

Chicago police announced Thursday 12 more cases of COVID-19, raising the total number of cases in the department to 487. Read full article: Chicago Police Department Coronavirus Ca...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot, Chicago Teachers Union ...→

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney Wishes 'People Would Put Aside Their Beefs' As Shootings Rise During Pandemic

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney Wishes 'People Would Put Aside Their Beefs' As Shootings Rise During Pandemic

While health officials and city leaders continue to battle the coronavirus outbreak, another battle is taking place on the streets of Philadelphia as shootings [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Philadelphia: Mayor Kenney W...→

Gun-Controlled Chicago: 4 Dead, 19 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Gun-Controlled Chicago: 4 Dead, 19 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Four people were killed and nearly 20 others were wounded in shootings in gun-controlled Chicago over the weekend. Read full article: Gun-Controlled Chicago: 4 Dead, 19 Wound...→

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bistro Closing After 50 Years In Business Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

After more than 35 years in business, Little Bucharest Bistro in Chicago's Avondale neighborhood will be permanently closing.  Read full article: Chicago Restaurant Little Bucharest Bist...→

Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul School Board Chairwoman On Ventilator Battling COVID-19

Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul School Board Chairwoman On Ventilator Battling COVID-19

A top St. Paul Educator and chairwoman is in the ICU, along with her father, connected to a ventilator battling COVID19. Read full article: Coronavirus In Minnesota: St. Paul Schoo...→

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 [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Receive ...→

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 [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

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 [...] Read full article: Lightfoot administration says expired ha...→

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 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Asks Chicago Residents t...→

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 [...] Read full article: Will CPS Schools Return in the Fall? May...→

Coronavirus pandemic causes Via ride-share service to temporarily shut down in Chicago

Coronavirus pandemic causes Via ride-share service to temporarily shut down in Chicago

Via, the smallest of the city’s three ride-share providers after Uber and Lyft, has temporarily suspended its Chicago operations due to the coronavirus pandemi [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic causes Via ride-sha...→

Lightfoot eyeing ‘range of revenue-generating options’ to recover money lost to coronavirus

Lightfoot eyeing ‘range of revenue-generating options’ to recover money lost to coronavirus

"I don’t think there’s any city budget across the country that is not gonna have to look at one-time measures to put yourself back on track," the mayor said. Read full article: Lightfoot eyeing ‘range of revenue-gener...→

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...→

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, [...] Read full article: Read Mayor Lightfoot’s Plan for Reopenin...→

Las Vegas mayor who offered her city as coronavirus

Las Vegas mayor who offered her city as coronavirus "control group" faces recall petition filed by poker pro

"[Goodman has] failed to responsibly represent her constituency, not only in her clear disregard for public health, but also in her support for the casino owne [...] Read full article: Las Vegas mayor who offered her city as ...→

Families in Mourning After 2 Chicago-Area Nurses Die From Coronavirus

Families in Mourning After 2 Chicago-Area Nurses Die From Coronavirus

Two Chicago-area families are heartbroken after their loved ones — both nurses on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic — died from the virus. Krist Guzma [...] Read full article: Families in Mourning After 2 Chicago-Are...→

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing coronavirus masks should be 'socially shamed'

The Mayor of Providence Rhode Island, Jorge Elorza, encouraged residents on Tuesday to "socially shame" those who don't wear masks in public, to help limit the [...] Read full article: Rhode Island mayor: People not wearing c...→