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Pritzker ready to toast ‘cocktails-to-go’ — but Lightfoot wants a chaser

Pritzker ready to toast ‘cocktails-to-go’ — but Lightfoot wants a chaser

While Mayor Lori Lightfoot is supportive of the plan, city officials are exploring changes to it. The next City Council meeting is scheduled for June 17, and i [...] Read full article: Pritzker ready to toast ‘cocktails-to-go...→

Pritzker ready to toast ‘cocktails-to-go’ — but Lightfoot wants a chaser

Pritzker ready to toast ‘cocktails-to-go’ — but Lightfoot wants a chaser

While Mayor Lori Lightfoot is supportive of the plan, city officials are exploring changes to it. The next City Council meeting is scheduled for June 17, and i [...] Read full article: Pritzker ready to toast ‘cocktails-to-go...→

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 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...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Several Safety Measures Ahead of Weekend Protests

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Several Safety Measures Ahead of Weekend Protests

Several new safety and security measures were announced by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Friday evening ahead of a weekend of anticipated protests across the ci [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Announces Several Safety...→

Bridgeport Alderman, Mayor Lightfoot Condemn Reported Vigilantes

Bridgeport Alderman, Mayor Lightfoot Condemn Reported Vigilantes

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the alderman representing the city’s Bridgeport neighborhood have both denounced “vigilante violence” following reports of arm [...] Read full article: Bridgeport Alderman, Mayor Lightfoot Con...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Brickyard incident is under investigation, rejects calls to defund police: ‘It would be irresponsible’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Brickyard incident is under investigation, rejects calls to defund police: ‘It would be irresponsible’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot declined Thursday to comment on video from the Brickyard Mall where an officer kneeled on a woman, saying it’s an ongoing investigation, b [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Brickyard inci...→

Activists, alderman urge Mayor Lori Lightfoot to forgo contact tracing contract, instead spend money on expanding health department

Activists, alderman urge Mayor Lori Lightfoot to forgo contact tracing contract, instead spend money on expanding health department

Mayor Lori Lightfoot should not hire an outside agency to oversee contract tracing for COVID-19 cases and instead use the money earmarked for that effort to be [...] Read full article: Activists, alderman urge Mayor Lori Ligh...→

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...→

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...→

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 Hotels Get Ready For More People, But Governor Pritzker Isn't So Sure

Chicago Hotels Get Ready For More People, But Governor Pritzker Isn't So Sure

"The last thing anybody wants, any hotel here wants, is the next case of COVID-19 happening at our properties." Read full article: Chicago Hotels Get Ready For More People...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Suburban Mayor Pushes Pritzker to Allow Indoor Dining Sooner

Suburban Mayor Pushes Pritzker to Allow Indoor Dining Sooner

Outdoor dining allowed in Phase Three of Illinois’ reopening process is attracting customers to eateries in suburban Orland Park, but some businesses and patro [...] Read full article: Suburban Mayor Pushes Pritzker to Allow ...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

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

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city will open Grant Park, Union Park for the weekend to accommodate protesters downtown

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city will open Grant Park, Union Park for the weekend to accommodate protesters downtown

In an effort to prevent a repeat of last weekend’s chaotic civil unrest over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city w...→

Mayor Lightfoot Urges Weekend Protest Organizers To Alert City Of Routes

Lightfoot addressed the media on Friday morning, saying she expects the weekend protests to remain peaceful. The mayor is urging protest organizers to alert th [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Urges Weekend Protest Or...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot denounces vigilantism in Chicago after white men patrol Bridgeport streets with bats

Mayor Lori Lightfoot denounces vigilantism in Chicago after white men patrol Bridgeport streets with bats

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city will not tolerate vigilantism after groups of mostly white men patrolled the streets of Bridgeport on Wednesday nigh [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot denounces vigilanti...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $10 Million Fund to Help Small Businesses Hit by Looting

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $10 Million Fund to Help Small Businesses Hit by Looting

During a speech addressing ongoing violence and protests in the city, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that her administration will pool together $10 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $10 Milli...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Former President Barack Obama and Gov. J.B. Pritzker were among 81 Democrats added Saturday to Illinois’ delegation for the party’s national nominating convent [...] Read full article: Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle ...→

WATCH: Mayor Lightfoot holds Friday evening news conference

WATCH: Mayor Lightfoot holds Friday evening news conference

The mayor will discuss the city’s strategy towards combating violence over the upcoming weekend. Read full article: WATCH: Mayor Lightfoot holds Friday even...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot On Video Showing Officers Dragging Women Out Of Vehicle: 'We Will Investigate'

CHICAGO (CBS) —  Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said police misconduct will not be tolerated.... Lightfoot’s comments come days after days after two women were s [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot On Video Showing...→

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...→

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 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...→

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 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...→

Chicago Hotels Get Ready For More People, But Governor Pritzker Isn't So Sure

Chicago Hotels Get Ready For More People, But Governor Pritzker Isn't So Sure

"The last thing anybody wants, any hotel here wants, is the next case of COVID-19 happening at our properties." Read full article: Chicago Hotels Get Ready For More People...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Former President Barack Obama and Gov. J.B. Pritzker were among 81 Democrats added Saturday to Illinois’ delegation for the party’s national nominating convent [...] Read full article: Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle ...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city will open Grant Park, Union Park for the weekend to accommodate protesters downtown

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city will open Grant Park, Union Park for the weekend to accommodate protesters downtown

In an effort to prevent a repeat of last weekend’s chaotic civil unrest over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city w...→

Bridgeport Alderman, Mayor Lightfoot Condemn Reported Vigilantes

Bridgeport Alderman, Mayor Lightfoot Condemn Reported Vigilantes

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the alderman representing the city’s Bridgeport neighborhood have both denounced “vigilante violence” following reports of arm [...] Read full article: Bridgeport Alderman, Mayor Lightfoot Con...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot denounces vigilantism in Chicago after white men patrol Bridgeport streets with bats

Mayor Lori Lightfoot denounces vigilantism in Chicago after white men patrol Bridgeport streets with bats

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city will not tolerate vigilantism after groups of mostly white men patrolled the streets of Bridgeport on Wednesday nigh [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot denounces vigilanti...→

Activists, alderman urge Mayor Lori Lightfoot to forgo contact tracing contract, instead spend money on expanding health department

Activists, alderman urge Mayor Lori Lightfoot to forgo contact tracing contract, instead spend money on expanding health department

Mayor Lori Lightfoot should not hire an outside agency to oversee contract tracing for COVID-19 cases and instead use the money earmarked for that effort to be [...] Read full article: Activists, alderman urge Mayor Lori Ligh...→

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 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...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Suburban Mayor Pushes Pritzker to Allow Indoor Dining Sooner

Suburban Mayor Pushes Pritzker to Allow Indoor Dining Sooner

Outdoor dining allowed in Phase Three of Illinois’ reopening process is attracting customers to eateries in suburban Orland Park, but some businesses and patro [...] Read full article: Suburban Mayor Pushes Pritzker to Allow ...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

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

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Several Safety Measures Ahead of Weekend Protests

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Several Safety Measures Ahead of Weekend Protests

Several new safety and security measures were announced by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Friday evening ahead of a weekend of anticipated protests across the ci [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Announces Several Safety...→

WATCH: Mayor Lightfoot holds Friday evening news conference

WATCH: Mayor Lightfoot holds Friday evening news conference

The mayor will discuss the city’s strategy towards combating violence over the upcoming weekend. Read full article: WATCH: Mayor Lightfoot holds Friday even...→

Mayor Lightfoot Urges Weekend Protest Organizers To Alert City Of Routes

Lightfoot addressed the media on Friday morning, saying she expects the weekend protests to remain peaceful. The mayor is urging protest organizers to alert th [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Urges Weekend Protest Or...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Brickyard incident is under investigation, rejects calls to defund police: ‘It would be irresponsible’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Brickyard incident is under investigation, rejects calls to defund police: ‘It would be irresponsible’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot declined Thursday to comment on video from the Brickyard Mall where an officer kneeled on a woman, saying it’s an ongoing investigation, b [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Brickyard inci...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot On Video Showing Officers Dragging Women Out Of Vehicle: 'We Will Investigate'

CHICAGO (CBS) —  Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said police misconduct will not be tolerated.... Lightfoot’s comments come days after days after two women were s [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot On Video Showing...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $10 Million Fund to Help Small Businesses Hit by Looting

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $10 Million Fund to Help Small Businesses Hit by Looting

During a speech addressing ongoing violence and protests in the city, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that her administration will pool together $10 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $10 Milli...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...→

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...→

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

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

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

Chicago Hotels Get Ready For More People, But Governor Pritzker Isn't So Sure

Chicago Hotels Get Ready For More People, But Governor Pritzker Isn't So Sure

"The last thing anybody wants, any hotel here wants, is the next case of COVID-19 happening at our properties." Read full article: Chicago Hotels Get Ready For More People...→

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

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

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

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to introduce coronavirus tenant protection ordinance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Suburban Mayor Pushes Pritzker to Allow Indoor Dining Sooner

Suburban Mayor Pushes Pritzker to Allow Indoor Dining Sooner

Outdoor dining allowed in Phase Three of Illinois’ reopening process is attracting customers to eateries in suburban Orland Park, but some businesses and patro [...] Read full article: Suburban Mayor Pushes Pritzker to Allow ...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Lifts Citywide Curfew Effective Immediately

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

Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle round out Illinois delegation to Democratic National Convention

Former President Barack Obama and Gov. J.B. Pritzker were among 81 Democrats added Saturday to Illinois’ delegation for the party’s national nominating convent [...] Read full article: Obama, Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle ...→

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Several Safety Measures Ahead of Weekend Protests

Mayor Lightfoot Announces Several Safety Measures Ahead of Weekend Protests

Several new safety and security measures were announced by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Friday evening ahead of a weekend of anticipated protests across the ci [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Announces Several Safety...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city will open Grant Park, Union Park for the weekend to accommodate protesters downtown

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city will open Grant Park, Union Park for the weekend to accommodate protesters downtown

In an effort to prevent a repeat of last weekend’s chaotic civil unrest over the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city w...→

WATCH: Mayor Lightfoot holds Friday evening news conference

WATCH: Mayor Lightfoot holds Friday evening news conference

The mayor will discuss the city’s strategy towards combating violence over the upcoming weekend. Read full article: WATCH: Mayor Lightfoot holds Friday even...→

Bridgeport Alderman, Mayor Lightfoot Condemn Reported Vigilantes

Bridgeport Alderman, Mayor Lightfoot Condemn Reported Vigilantes

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the alderman representing the city’s Bridgeport neighborhood have both denounced “vigilante violence” following reports of arm [...] Read full article: Bridgeport Alderman, Mayor Lightfoot Con...→

Mayor Lightfoot Urges Weekend Protest Organizers To Alert City Of Routes

Lightfoot addressed the media on Friday morning, saying she expects the weekend protests to remain peaceful. The mayor is urging protest organizers to alert th [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Urges Weekend Protest Or...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Brickyard incident is under investigation, rejects calls to defund police: ‘It would be irresponsible’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Brickyard incident is under investigation, rejects calls to defund police: ‘It would be irresponsible’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot declined Thursday to comment on video from the Brickyard Mall where an officer kneeled on a woman, saying it’s an ongoing investigation, b [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Brickyard inci...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot denounces vigilantism in Chicago after white men patrol Bridgeport streets with bats

Mayor Lori Lightfoot denounces vigilantism in Chicago after white men patrol Bridgeport streets with bats

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city will not tolerate vigilantism after groups of mostly white men patrolled the streets of Bridgeport on Wednesday nigh [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot denounces vigilanti...→

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot On Video Showing Officers Dragging Women Out Of Vehicle: 'We Will Investigate'

CHICAGO (CBS) —  Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said police misconduct will not be tolerated.... Lightfoot’s comments come days after days after two women were s [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lightfoot On Video Showing...→

Activists, alderman urge Mayor Lori Lightfoot to forgo contact tracing contract, instead spend money on expanding health department

Activists, alderman urge Mayor Lori Lightfoot to forgo contact tracing contract, instead spend money on expanding health department

Mayor Lori Lightfoot should not hire an outside agency to oversee contract tracing for COVID-19 cases and instead use the money earmarked for that effort to be [...] Read full article: Activists, alderman urge Mayor Lori Ligh...→

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $10 Million Fund to Help Small Businesses Hit by Looting

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $10 Million Fund to Help Small Businesses Hit by Looting

During a speech addressing ongoing violence and protests in the city, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that her administration will pool together $10 [...] Read full article: Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces $10 Milli...→