24 Days After Central Camera Was Burned During Unrest Downtown, Owner Don Flesch Returns To Shop With Admiration And SupportThe iconic Central Camera store downtown was set ablaze in the midst of unrest in Chicago. On Tuesday, owner Don Flesch was back, and De Mar joined him.
Lightfoot Doesn't Want To Tear Down Columbus Statues, Cites 'Too Many Divisive Moments'"We can use this moment as an opportunity to not try to erase history, but embrace it full on," the mayor said.
With Some Stores Still Recovering From Damage During Civil Unrest, Walgreens Opens Mobile PharmaciesSome stores are still recovering from damage after George Floyd’s death and the unrest that followed. But some people still need prescriptions, and you may have heard Walgreens is setting up makeshift pharmacies on the South Side.
With Officers Working 12-Hour Shifts, Fraternal Order Of Police Files Motion To Force City To Bring In Outside Help, Give Officers RestThe Fraternal Order of Police on Wednesday filed a motion with a judge asking the city to bring in outside aid so that officers can rest, after they have been subject to continued 12-hour shifts and canceled days off.
Chicago Police Return To 12-Hour Shifts For Officers, Cancel Days Off 'Out Of An Abundance Of Caution'Chicago Police have returned to 12-hour shifts and canceled days off for all officers until further notice.
Mayor Lightfoot, Rep. Rush Condemn Officers For Lounging In Rush's Office During Unrest"I believe we should take the strongest possible action. Particularly with supervisors."
Since Unrest And Looting Began, West Lawn Neighbors Have Been Patrolling Streets ThemselvesThe West Lawn community on the city’s Southwest Side is taking up the fight against violence and vandalism.
Chicago Police Officer Stripped Of Powers After Being Heard Using Homophobic Slur During Unrest DowntownA Chicago Police officer has been relieved of his police powers after being caught on video using a homophobic slur during the civil unrest a week ago Saturday.
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 colleagues, because of one individual who decided to illegally tape a conversation that was intended to be a private conversation among all of us," Lightfoot said.
Man Accused Of Setting Police Vehicle On Fire Ordered HeldO'Donnell's attorney said Metropolitan Correctional Center officials, without professional consultation, stopped giving his client medication that controlled seizures and convulsions.
Looted Chicago Business Owners See Glimmer Of Hope From Generous DonorsYong Sup Na was getting his stores to reopen for Phase 3 amid the coronavirus pandemic, only to have not just one, but two of his small businesses looted and vandalized a week ago.