City Council Committee Advances Plan To Cut Off Retail Liquor Sales At Midnight -- Will It Make A Difference For Crime?A plan to ban retail liquor sales after midnight in Chicago got the go-ahead from a City Council committee on Thursday.
Mayor Lightfoot Proposes Compromise Of Cutting Off Retail Liquor Sales In Chicago At Midnight, Rather Than Earlier Plan For 10 p.m.Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday proposed a midnight curfew on retail liquor sales, as a compromise two hours later than her earlier proposal for a 10 p.m. cutoff.
Mayor Lightfoot's Proposal To Cut Off Retail Liquor Sales At 10 P.M. Does Not Sit Well With Some MerchantsA part of Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s Chi Biz Strong initiative is kicking off a firestorm of debate. The mayor is proposing a permanent 10 p.m. cutoff for alcohol sales at liquor stores, grocery stores, and convenience stores.
Bars, Stores Already Receiving Citations For Not Following Social DistancingAs the city tries to prevent groups from gathering, the mayor says a big issue has been people loitering outside stores that sell liquor.
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: Curfew On Liquor Sales Starts Thursday"A liquor curfew will remain in place during Illinois Governor JB Pritzker's stay-at-home order."
Sunday Brunch An Hour Earlier? Aldermen Back Ordinance To Start Sunday Liquor Sales At Restaurants At 9 A.M.Ald. Michele Smith (43rd), who co-sponsored the proposed change in liquor sale hours, said it was prompted in part by the growing popularity of European soccer.
Indiana Now Has Sunday Alcohol SalesIllinois stores are fearful that they'll lose customers who cross the border.
Activists Want To End Drive-Through Liquor SalesIn Illinois, drivers looking for an alcohol fill-up don't even need to leave their car to get one. Many towns allow drive-through liquor stores, and as CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reports, opponents fear they only make drunk driving easier.
Alcohol Briefly Banned On Illinois Amtrak Trains Due To Lapsed LicenseAmtrak trains briefly went dry in Illinois on Wednesday.