Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation To Create Elected School Board For Chicago Public SchoolsIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Thursday signed legislation creating an elected school board for the Chicago Public Schools.
Lightfoot Could Announce Vaccine Mandate For City Workers 'Soon'; Talks With Labor Unions UnderwayMayor Lori Lightfoot said she expects to announce soon whether city workers will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or face regular testing for the virus, as her administration negotiates with various labor unions on what those rules could look like.
Mayor's Office, Fire Commissioner Say Review Of City Policy On Gender-Based Violence Is Needed, With Firefighter-EMT Accused Of Rape Still On The JobThere was major fallout from city officials Wednesday, amid revelations that a firefighter-EMT is still on the job after being charged with raping a woman he knew.
Fight Over Counterfeit Tickets Sends 3 People Crashing Through Window At Congress Hotel Near LollapaloozaA fight over counterfeit tickets sent three people through a window Sunday afternoon at the Congress Hotel downtown, right across from the entrance to Lollapalooza in Grant Park.
Chicago Weather: Sunny And Dry With A Gradual WarmupIt will be sunny and dry with a gradual subtle warm up over the next few days.
Racist Graffiti Discovered On Front Of West Garfield Park Takeout RestaurantIt has been painted over already, but racist graffiti was discovered on the front of a West Side takeout restaurant Sunday morning.