Mayor Lori Lightfoot Asks Bidders For Chicago Casino To Submit Formal Plans By August 23The mayor's office said any plans for a Chicago casino-resort must include a hotel with as many as 500 rooms, meeting space, restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues.
CPD Officers Fire Shots At Suspect During Arrest On Bloomingdale TrailA 28-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning after police fired shots at him while responding to "several crimes involving a weapon."
'We Are Forcing Them To Listen' Protest Organizers Say Despite The Chauvin Verdict, Their Work Continues“Just being able to get people out and support the cause, that’s a lot of power right there."
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Stands Behind CPD Supt. David Brown, Angrily Shoots Down Rumors He's On His Way Out"This constant, ‘He’s going to Dallas. He’s leaving,’ it’s just nonsense, and it’s destabilizing, and frankly it’s insulting,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said of unsubstantiated rumors of Chicago Police Supt. David Brown's ouster.
Stalled Debate Over Civilian Oversight Of CPD Leads To Tense Exchange Between Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez“It’s been a real difficult time in our community, and what ultimately it demands and deserves is more than prayers and platitudes, but action Mayor Lightfoot," said Ald. Byron Sigcho Lopez (25th)
Aldermen Approve Mayor Lori Lightfoot's Plan To Update Affordable Housing Requirements For Developers As City Council Resumes In-Person MeetingsAldermen voted 42-8 to approve the mayor’s proposal, which would set new requirements for developers who get city subsidies, purchase city land, or require a zoning change for their projects.
Loretto Hospital Gets COVID Vaccine Again, Following Controversy Over Non-Eligible People Getting ShotsThe city is managing the new clinic. It includes registration and scheduling.
Navy Pier Reopens Friday, April 30“With mass vaccination rollouts now underway, we are eager to help guests safely reconnect to Chicago and its most treasured experiences, and remain committed to helping revive the city and region.”
'Don't Test Us': Chicago's Mayor Lightfoot On Plans After Chauvin Verdict"We are ready to arrest and bring to prosecution anyone who will try to destroy the dream of a business owner."
Lawyers, Community Leaders Calling On Department Of Justice To Investigate Death Of Adam ToledoThe group will meet outside the Pilsen Law Center at 10:30 a.m. to call for an outside investigation.
Five States, Puerto Rico Added To City's Travel Order; Wisconsin, Iowa, Two Other States Removed From Travel RestrictionsCity officials have updated Chicago's emergency travel order, adding five states and Puerto Rico to the locations facing additional COVID-19 mitigations, while four other states -- including Wisconsin and Iowa -- have been removed from the list of travel restrictions.
'Optimistic For His Continued Recovery:' Doctors On Toddler Kayden Swann After He Was Shot On Lake Shore Drive"The prognosis is very good. He's going to require very intense rehabilitation to ensure that we can continue progress, but he has a pretty good prognosis. He has a good road ahead."
Chicago Vaccine Hunters Shift Gears Now That More Are Able To Get The COVID Shot"They’ve been amazing in that in terms of getting all the clients."
Jaslyn Adams Shooting: CPS Chief Says 'I’m Sick Of Our Kids Not Feeling Safe' After 1st Grader Killed At McDonald's Drive-Thru In Homan SquareChicago Public Schools CEO Janice Jackson said she feels "like a broken record" mourning another student who lost their life to gun violence.
CPS High School Students Head Back To Classrooms For First Time In More Than A Year; 'There’s A Buzz And Energy In The Building'Thousands of Chicago Public Schools high school students are back in the classroom for the first time since the pandemic began, a day after the Chicago Teachers Union ratified a reopening agreement with the district.