Aldermen To Weigh $4.95M Settlement Of Lawsuit Over Failure To Return Impounded Vehicles To Innocent OwnersA class action lawsuit against the city claims police have routinely refused to release cars seized in drug cases, even after charges were dropped, and owners were entitled to get their vehicles back.
Museum Of Science And Industry To Reopen To The Public On Aug. 1Face coverings will be required for all guests ages 2 and older, and the museum will be using physical distancing measures inside.
Corrupt Chicago Police Officer David Salgado Sentenced To Nearly 6 Years For Scheme To Get Bogus Warrants To Steal Cash, DrugsLast October, Salgado and his partner, Sgt. Xavier Elizondo, were found guilty on all counts following a trial on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges.
Second Suspect Charged In Murder Of 7-Year-Old Natalia WallaceChicago Police said 22-year-old Davion Mitchell has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of aggravated battery.
Chicago Police Supt. David Brown Announces Shakeup Of Command Staff Amid Surge In Gun ViolenceFirst Deputy Supt. Anthony Riccio is retiring, and will be replaced by Eric Carter, who most recently was chief of the Bureau of Counter-Terrorism. Retiring Chief of Patrol Fred Waller will be replaced by Brian McDermott, most recently commander of the Chicago Lawn District.
Iowa And Oklahoma Added To Chicago's Travel Quarantine Order, Effective FridayCity officials have added two more states to the mandatory travel quarantine order in Chicago, requiring anyone traveling from states considered to be COVID-19 hotspots to self-isolate for 14 days upon arriving in the city.
Aldermen Back Ordinance Requiring Landlords To Give Some Tenants' More Notice Before Ending LeasesHousing Commissioner Marisa Novara said tenants currently can be forced to move out of their homes with as little as 30 days’ notice when a landlord decides to terminate or not renew their lease, or to increase their rent.
City Extending Enforcement Of Vehicle Stickers, Residential Parking Permits Until Aug. 1Motorists in Chicago are getting more than two extra weeks to display city vehicle stickers and residential parking permits before they risk getting a ticket.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 883 New COVID-19 Cases, 6 Additional DeathsThe Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday announced the state has seen a total of 154,799 virus cases and 7,193 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
City Closes West Loop Restaurant For Violating Social Distancing Orders; No Plans To Shut Down Indoor Dining Altogether"Irresponsible actions like this put our entire city at risk and will not be tolerated," The Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection stated in a news release.
CPD Supt. David Brown Stresses Building Public Trust After Another Bloody Weekend; 'You’ll See Community Policing On Steroids'“We should not be seen as an occupying force only there for enforcement,” Brown said.
First Openly Transgender Person to Enlist in Military Opens Up About Battle Over Promised Coverage For SurgeryGov. JB Pritzker expanded Medicaid coverage to include gender affirming surgery more than a year ago. So why all the hold-ups?
Police Release Images Of Getaway Car Used In Shooting Death Of 13-Year-Old Amaria JonesPolice said someone inside the silver coupe -- believed to be an Infiniti G35 or G37 -- fired multiple shots at a group of people on the front porch of Amaria's home on June 20. A bullet went through a first-floor window, hitting Amaria in the neck.
Man Shot In The Leg In The LoopPolice said the victim got into an argument with another man on the street near State and Monroe around 8:45 p.m., when the other man pulled out a gun and shot him.
'Love March' Seeks More Resources For Black And Brown Communities To Help End Gun ViolenceYoung people demanding changes to how Chicago tackles violent crime took to the streets on the South Side on Saturday, asking the city to commit more resources to their communities, not just to more officers on the streets.