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Here’s What Will Begin Reopening in Chicago Wednesday

Here’s What Will Begin Reopening in Chicago Wednesday

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday that certain industries can reopen with limited capacity when the city moves into the next phase of its reopening [...] Read full article: Here’s What Will Begin Reopening in Chic...→

Here’s What Will Begin Reopening in Chicago Wednesday

Here’s What Will Begin Reopening in Chicago Wednesday

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Friday that certain industries can reopen with limited capacity when the city moves into the next phase of its reopening [...] Read full article: Here’s What Will Begin Reopening in Chic...→

Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms Possible in Chicago Area Wednesday

Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms Possible in Chicago Area Wednesday

A partly sunny afternoon could be interrupted in some areas Wednesday, as showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue popping up through the afternoon a [...] Read full article: Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms Possibl...→

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

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

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

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

Approximately 50,000 people visited Chicago’s popular Navy Pier in the first 10 days following its reopening, city officials announced Monday. At a news confer [...] Read full article: 50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days S...→

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

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

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

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago's restaurants will be allowed to serve limited numbers of diners indoors beginning next week, which is earlier than expected Read full article: Chicago restaurants given OK for limited...→

Indoor Dining Can Return in Chicago on June 26, Mayor Announces

Indoor Dining Can Return in Chicago on June 26, Mayor Announces

Indoor dining will be allowed to resume with capacity limitations in Chicago on June 26, the mayor announced Friday. The loosening of restrictions will come on [...] Read full article: Indoor Dining Can Return in Chicago on J...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

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

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

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

Will Chicago Be Ready to Enter Phase 4 by July 1? Mayor Weighs In

Will Chicago Be Ready to Enter Phase 4 by July 1? Mayor Weighs In

Chicago could enter phase four as early as July 1, but will the city be ready? When asked during a press conference surrounding the reopening of the lakefront [...] Read full article: Will Chicago Be Ready to Enter Phase 4 b...→

Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

A restaurant worker employed by a popular eatery in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood published a letter Tuesday asking Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Lett...→

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

A group of aldermen this week sent Lightfoot a letter demanding a promise not to spend any of those funds on policing, but the mayor's office has made no such [...] Read full article: Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's ...→

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman plans to potentially announce new changes to keep COVID-19 cases from spreading during a 3:00 p.m. Facebook Live event Wedne [...] Read full article: St. Pete mayor could announce changes We...→

Chicago Weather: Passing Shower/Thunderstorm Wednesday Evening

Chicago Weather: Passing Shower/Thunderstorm Wednesday Evening

The weak, upper level disturbance has touched off widely scattered showers and thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Passing Shower/Thunders...→

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

More than 40 people were shot, six fatally, on Monday June 23, 2020, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago. Read full article: Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in ...→

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

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

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

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

While Chicago continues to see progress in combating the coronavirus infection rate, city officials say they’re following reports of surges elsewhere closely – [...] Read full article: Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of R...→

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

The artist behind a “Scooby-Doo”-themed cartoon that was derided by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot as "racist" shared his side of the story.  Read full article: Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoo...→

Chicago set for phase 4 reopening this week

The news follows the mayor's announcement last week that indoor seating in bars and restaurants would resume this week.  Read full article: Chicago set for phase 4 reopening this w...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

AMC Theatres to begin reopening U.S. theaters, will require masks

AMC Theatres to begin reopening U.S. theaters, will require masks

AMC Theatres will reopen around 450 of its U.S. theaters in mid-July as part of a phased reopening following what its CEO called a “painful” hiatus due to the [...] Read full article: AMC Theatres to begin reopening U.S. the...→

Chicago mayor slams teachers union tweet that shows her as Scooby-Doo villain: 'Clearly racist'

Chicago mayor slams teachers union tweet that shows her as Scooby-Doo villain: 'Clearly racist'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) Thursday over a "clearly racist" tweet that depicted her wearing a police uniform while t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor slams teachers union tweet...→

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

As Chicago and Illinois health officials discuss the possibility of moving into phase four, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she believes the city will be able to “sa [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can R...→

Lightfoot Calls ‘Scooby-Doo' Meme of Her Posted by Chicago Teachers Union ‘Clearly Racist'

Lightfoot Calls ‘Scooby-Doo' Meme of Her Posted by Chicago Teachers Union ‘Clearly Racist'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday denounced a cartoon the Chicago Teachers Union posted on Twitter – depicting her tied in a rope and surrounded by the characte [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Calls ‘Scooby-Doo' Meme of Her...→

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

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

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

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s announcement about Chicago’s lakefront at 9 a.m. in the player above. After months of Chicago’s lakefront being closed to stem the [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopeni...→

Lightfoot reaffirms opposition to removing police officers from Chicago Public Schools

Lightfoot reaffirms opposition to removing police officers from Chicago Public Schools

The mayor said she had nothing to do with sending an ordinance to terminate the contract between CPD and CPS to the Rules Committee, a traditional burial groun [...] Read full article: Lightfoot reaffirms opposition to removi...→

k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on Wednesday in early trading on the Chica [...]

k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on Wednesday in early trading on the Chica [...]

k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery lost 10 cents at $4.9020 a bushel; J [...] Read full article: k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on...→

Chicago Bars, Breweries Begin Reopening Wednesday

Chicago Bars, Breweries Begin Reopening Wednesday

Bars and breweries across Chicago can begin reopening Wednesday, but only for outdoor service, as the city continues to lift restrictions put in place to slow [...] Read full article: Chicago Bars, Breweries Begin Reopening ...→

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Borgata, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Golden Nugget among those ready to welcome back guests Read full article: Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unve...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

NOTE: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city health officials are set to hold a press conference to discuss the changes at 1 p.m. Watch live in the player above [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details ...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

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

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

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

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

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

D.C. May Begin Phase 2 Reopening Monday If Downward Trend Holds

D.C. May Begin Phase 2 Reopening Monday If Downward Trend Holds

D.C. may start the second phase of its reopening plans Monday, easing restrictions on public places and non-essential businesses Read full article: D.C. May Begin Phase 2 Reopening Monday ...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

"It feels like opening day," said Melani Hoffman, owner of Green Lady Tavern in Lake View. "I am very fortunate in that I was able to pivot pretty quickly." Read full article: Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — a...→

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules. Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→

Apple to begin reopening stores in NYC this week

Apple to begin reopening stores in NYC this week

Apple will reopen its New York City stores by appointment this week after the coronavirus shuttered them for three months. Read full article: Apple to begin reopening stores in NYC t...→

Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms Possible in Chicago Area Wednesday

Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms Possible in Chicago Area Wednesday

A partly sunny afternoon could be interrupted in some areas Wednesday, as showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue popping up through the afternoon a [...] Read full article: Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms Possibl...→

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Borgata, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Golden Nugget among those ready to welcome back guests Read full article: Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unve...→

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

More than 40 people were shot, six fatally, on Monday June 23, 2020, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago. Read full article: Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in ...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

While Chicago continues to see progress in combating the coronavirus infection rate, city officials say they’re following reports of surges elsewhere closely – [...] Read full article: Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of R...→

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

Approximately 50,000 people visited Chicago’s popular Navy Pier in the first 10 days following its reopening, city officials announced Monday. At a news confer [...] Read full article: 50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days S...→

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

NOTE: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city health officials are set to hold a press conference to discuss the changes at 1 p.m. Watch live in the player above [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details ...→

Chicago set for phase 4 reopening this week

The news follows the mayor's announcement last week that indoor seating in bars and restaurants would resume this week.  Read full article: Chicago set for phase 4 reopening this w...→

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

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

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

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

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

AMC Theatres to begin reopening U.S. theaters, will require masks

AMC Theatres to begin reopening U.S. theaters, will require masks

AMC Theatres will reopen around 450 of its U.S. theaters in mid-July as part of a phased reopening following what its CEO called a “painful” hiatus due to the [...] Read full article: AMC Theatres to begin reopening U.S. the...→

Indoor Dining Can Return in Chicago on June 26, Mayor Announces

Indoor Dining Can Return in Chicago on June 26, Mayor Announces

Indoor dining will be allowed to resume with capacity limitations in Chicago on June 26, the mayor announced Friday. The loosening of restrictions will come on [...] Read full article: Indoor Dining Can Return in Chicago on J...→

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

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

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

Chicago mayor slams teachers union tweet that shows her as Scooby-Doo villain: 'Clearly racist'

Chicago mayor slams teachers union tweet that shows her as Scooby-Doo villain: 'Clearly racist'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) Thursday over a "clearly racist" tweet that depicted her wearing a police uniform while t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor slams teachers union tweet...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

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

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

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

Lightfoot Calls ‘Scooby-Doo' Meme of Her Posted by Chicago Teachers Union ‘Clearly Racist'

Lightfoot Calls ‘Scooby-Doo' Meme of Her Posted by Chicago Teachers Union ‘Clearly Racist'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday denounced a cartoon the Chicago Teachers Union posted on Twitter – depicting her tied in a rope and surrounded by the characte [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Calls ‘Scooby-Doo' Meme of Her...→

Will Chicago Be Ready to Enter Phase 4 by July 1? Mayor Weighs In

Will Chicago Be Ready to Enter Phase 4 by July 1? Mayor Weighs In

Chicago could enter phase four as early as July 1, but will the city be ready? When asked during a press conference surrounding the reopening of the lakefront [...] Read full article: Will Chicago Be Ready to Enter Phase 4 b...→

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

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

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

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s announcement about Chicago’s lakefront at 9 a.m. in the player above. After months of Chicago’s lakefront being closed to stem the [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopeni...→

Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

A restaurant worker employed by a popular eatery in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood published a letter Tuesday asking Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Lett...→

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules. Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→

k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on Wednesday in early trading on the Chica [...]

k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on Wednesday in early trading on the Chica [...]

k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery lost 10 cents at $4.9020 a bushel; J [...] Read full article: k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on...→

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman plans to potentially announce new changes to keep COVID-19 cases from spreading during a 3:00 p.m. Facebook Live event Wedne [...] Read full article: St. Pete mayor could announce changes We...→

Chicago Weather: Passing Shower/Thunderstorm Wednesday Evening

Chicago Weather: Passing Shower/Thunderstorm Wednesday Evening

The weak, upper level disturbance has touched off widely scattered showers and thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Passing Shower/Thunders...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

The artist behind a “Scooby-Doo”-themed cartoon that was derided by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot as "racist" shared his side of the story.  Read full article: Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoo...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago's restaurants will be allowed to serve limited numbers of diners indoors beginning next week, which is earlier than expected Read full article: Chicago restaurants given OK for limited...→

D.C. May Begin Phase 2 Reopening Monday If Downward Trend Holds

D.C. May Begin Phase 2 Reopening Monday If Downward Trend Holds

D.C. may start the second phase of its reopening plans Monday, easing restrictions on public places and non-essential businesses Read full article: D.C. May Begin Phase 2 Reopening Monday ...→

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

As Chicago and Illinois health officials discuss the possibility of moving into phase four, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she believes the city will be able to “sa [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can R...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

"It feels like opening day," said Melani Hoffman, owner of Green Lady Tavern in Lake View. "I am very fortunate in that I was able to pivot pretty quickly." Read full article: Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — a...→

Lightfoot reaffirms opposition to removing police officers from Chicago Public Schools

Lightfoot reaffirms opposition to removing police officers from Chicago Public Schools

The mayor said she had nothing to do with sending an ordinance to terminate the contract between CPD and CPS to the Rules Committee, a traditional burial groun [...] Read full article: Lightfoot reaffirms opposition to removi...→

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

A group of aldermen this week sent Lightfoot a letter demanding a promise not to spend any of those funds on policing, but the mayor's office has made no such [...] Read full article: Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's ...→

Apple to begin reopening stores in NYC this week

Apple to begin reopening stores in NYC this week

Apple will reopen its New York City stores by appointment this week after the coronavirus shuttered them for three months. Read full article: Apple to begin reopening stores in NYC t...→

Chicago Bars, Breweries Begin Reopening Wednesday

Chicago Bars, Breweries Begin Reopening Wednesday

Bars and breweries across Chicago can begin reopening Wednesday, but only for outdoor service, as the city continues to lift restrictions put in place to slow [...] Read full article: Chicago Bars, Breweries Begin Reopening ...→

Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms Possible in Chicago Area Wednesday

Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms Possible in Chicago Area Wednesday

A partly sunny afternoon could be interrupted in some areas Wednesday, as showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue popping up through the afternoon a [...] Read full article: Scattered Showers, Thunderstorms Possibl...→

Chicago Weather: Passing Shower/Thunderstorm Wednesday Evening

Chicago Weather: Passing Shower/Thunderstorm Wednesday Evening

The weak, upper level disturbance has touched off widely scattered showers and thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Passing Shower/Thunders...→

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Borgata, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Golden Nugget among those ready to welcome back guests Read full article: Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unve...→

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

More than 40 people were shot, six fatally, on Monday June 23, 2020, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago. Read full article: Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in ...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

While Chicago continues to see progress in combating the coronavirus infection rate, city officials say they’re following reports of surges elsewhere closely – [...] Read full article: Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of R...→

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

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

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

Approximately 50,000 people visited Chicago’s popular Navy Pier in the first 10 days following its reopening, city officials announced Monday. At a news confer [...] Read full article: 50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days S...→

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoon criticized as 'racist' by Chicago mayor speaks out

The artist behind a “Scooby-Doo”-themed cartoon that was derided by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot as "racist" shared his side of the story.  Read full article: Artist behind 'Scooby-Doo' parody cartoo...→

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details on Chicago's Phase 4 Reopening Plan at 1 P.M.

NOTE: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and city health officials are set to hold a press conference to discuss the changes at 1 p.m. Watch live in the player above [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Unveil Details ...→

Chicago set for phase 4 reopening this week

The news follows the mayor's announcement last week that indoor seating in bars and restaurants would resume this week.  Read full article: Chicago set for phase 4 reopening this w...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

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

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

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

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

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

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

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago restaurants given OK for limited June 26 reopening

Chicago's restaurants will be allowed to serve limited numbers of diners indoors beginning next week, which is earlier than expected Read full article: Chicago restaurants given OK for limited...→

AMC Theatres to begin reopening U.S. theaters, will require masks

AMC Theatres to begin reopening U.S. theaters, will require masks

AMC Theatres will reopen around 450 of its U.S. theaters in mid-July as part of a phased reopening following what its CEO called a “painful” hiatus due to the [...] Read full article: AMC Theatres to begin reopening U.S. the...→

Indoor Dining Can Return in Chicago on June 26, Mayor Announces

Indoor Dining Can Return in Chicago on June 26, Mayor Announces

Indoor dining will be allowed to resume with capacity limitations in Chicago on June 26, the mayor announced Friday. The loosening of restrictions will come on [...] Read full article: Indoor Dining Can Return in Chicago on J...→

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

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

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

Chicago mayor slams teachers union tweet that shows her as Scooby-Doo villain: 'Clearly racist'

Chicago mayor slams teachers union tweet that shows her as Scooby-Doo villain: 'Clearly racist'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) Thursday over a "clearly racist" tweet that depicted her wearing a police uniform while t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor slams teachers union tweet...→

D.C. May Begin Phase 2 Reopening Monday If Downward Trend Holds

D.C. May Begin Phase 2 Reopening Monday If Downward Trend Holds

D.C. may start the second phase of its reopening plans Monday, easing restrictions on public places and non-essential businesses Read full article: D.C. May Begin Phase 2 Reopening Monday ...→

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says

As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume. Read full article: New York City Will Enter Next Phase of R...→

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can Return ‘Safely' in Chicago

As Chicago and Illinois health officials discuss the possibility of moving into phase four, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she believes the city will be able to “sa [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Optimistic Indoor Dining Can R...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lightfoot Calls ‘Scooby-Doo' Meme of Her Posted by Chicago Teachers Union ‘Clearly Racist'

Lightfoot Calls ‘Scooby-Doo' Meme of Her Posted by Chicago Teachers Union ‘Clearly Racist'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday denounced a cartoon the Chicago Teachers Union posted on Twitter – depicting her tied in a rope and surrounded by the characte [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Calls ‘Scooby-Doo' Meme of Her...→

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

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

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

Will Chicago Be Ready to Enter Phase 4 by July 1? Mayor Weighs In

Will Chicago Be Ready to Enter Phase 4 by July 1? Mayor Weighs In

Chicago could enter phase four as early as July 1, but will the city be ready? When asked during a press conference surrounding the reopening of the lakefront [...] Read full article: Will Chicago Be Ready to Enter Phase 4 b...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopening of Chicago's Lakefront

Watch Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s announcement about Chicago’s lakefront at 9 a.m. in the player above. After months of Chicago’s lakefront being closed to stem the [...] Read full article: Watch Live: Lightfoot to Discuss Reopeni...→

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — after new rules begin Wednesday

"It feels like opening day," said Melani Hoffman, owner of Green Lady Tavern in Lake View. "I am very fortunate in that I was able to pivot pretty quickly." Read full article: Chicago bars reopen — no food needed — a...→

Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Letter to Pritzker, Lightfoot Asking For Food Service Coronavirus Protections

A restaurant worker employed by a popular eatery in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood published a letter Tuesday asking Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and [...] Read full article: Chicago Restaurant Worker Pens Open Lett...→

Lightfoot reaffirms opposition to removing police officers from Chicago Public Schools

Lightfoot reaffirms opposition to removing police officers from Chicago Public Schools

The mayor said she had nothing to do with sending an ordinance to terminate the contract between CPD and CPS to the Rules Committee, a traditional burial groun [...] Read full article: Lightfoot reaffirms opposition to removi...→

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC On Track For Phase 2 Reopening Monday, But Mayor De Blasio Pumps The Breaks

Many people in New York City are looking forward to Phase 2 on the road to reopening from the coronavirus pandemic. But not everyone is clear on the rules. Read full article: More Mixed Messages: Gov. Cuomo Says NYC...→

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan For Spending $1.13 Billion In COVID-19 Stimulus Funds

A group of aldermen this week sent Lightfoot a letter demanding a promise not to spend any of those funds on policing, but the mayor's office has made no such [...] Read full article: Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's ...→

k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on Wednesday in early trading on the Chica [...]

k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on Wednesday in early trading on the Chica [...]

k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery lost 10 cents at $4.9020 a bushel; J [...] Read full article: k\CHICAGO -- Grain futures were lower on...→

Apple to begin reopening stores in NYC this week

Apple to begin reopening stores in NYC this week

Apple will reopen its New York City stores by appointment this week after the coronavirus shuttered them for three months. Read full article: Apple to begin reopening stores in NYC t...→

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Pete mayor could announce changes Wednesday to combat COVID-19 spread

St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman plans to potentially announce new changes to keep COVID-19 cases from spreading during a 3:00 p.m. Facebook Live event Wedne [...] Read full article: St. Pete mayor could announce changes We...→

Chicago Bars, Breweries Begin Reopening Wednesday

Chicago Bars, Breweries Begin Reopening Wednesday

Bars and breweries across Chicago can begin reopening Wednesday, but only for outdoor service, as the city continues to lift restrictions put in place to slow [...] Read full article: Chicago Bars, Breweries Begin Reopening ...→