As Loop Traffic Begins To Rebound, Some Downtown Businesses Remain Boarded Up“It just looks closed, it looks unfriendly. People feel creepy and they don’t come,” said Michael Edwards, president and CEO of the Chicago Loop Alliance.
Wanted: 18 Suspects In 53 Arsons During Widespread Looting And Civil Unrest In Chicago"Certain individuals acting on the peripheral of peaceful protests appeared to have started fires that caused extensive damage," U.S. Attorney John Lausch said.
Police Seek Car Connected With River North Shooting That Left Man Dead Amid Civil Unrest DowntownPolice on Monday were asking for help from the public in identifying and finding a vehicle that was used before and after a fatal shooting in River North.
Walmart Vows To Reopen Chicago Stores That Were Closed Due To LootingThree Walmart Supercenters and four Walmart Neighborhood Markets -- mostly on the South and West sides -- remain closed for repairs after they were damaged by looters on the last weekend in May.
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.