Elon Musk's O'Hare Express Tunnel Plan Still Up In The Air, With Futuristic Passenger Pods Replaced By Tesla Electric CarsCould billionaire Elon Musk’s proposed tunnel from downtown to O’Hare International Airport be nothing more than riding a Tesla underground? In recent tweets, Musk said that’s “pretty much” the idea.
Mayor Lightfoot Names Former City Clerk Miguel del Valle To Lead New Chicago School BoardMayor Lori Lightfoot has named former City Clerk Miguel del Valle to head up the Chicago Board of Education, and also has appointed six other new members of the school board.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Shuts Down Ald. Ed Burke At First City Council MeetingPresiding over her first City Council meeting, Mayor Lori Lightfoot let everyone know she is no push-over by slapping down the oldest and most feared Alderman, Ed Burke.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Push For Ethics Reforms, Reduced City Fees And FinesMayor Lori Lightfoot will face the first test on Wednesday in her push for ethics reforms and plans to limit aldermanic power.
Memorial Day Weekend Shootings Reach A Total Of 39Over Memorial Day weekend, 39 people were shot in Chicago--seven of them were killed, police said.
54 Illegal Guns Seized So Far On Holiday Weekend, Police SayOn Saturday morning, Chicago police said they had already seized 54 illegal guns and arrested eight people on gun charges during the Memorial Day weekend.
Lightfoot To Discuss Memorial Day Crime Plan After 11 Shot Across Chicago OvernightOn the heels of a night that saw at least 11 people shot across Chicago, two of them fatally, Mayor Lori Lightfoot was expected to reveal how the city is preparing for the Memorial Day weekend, which has often been one of the deadliest of the year.
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson, Schools CEO Janice Jackson Keep Jobs Under Mayor Lori LightfootChicago's top cop and the CEO of Chicago's Public Schools will continue in those roles under Mayor Lori Lightfoot's administration, the mayor's office announced on Tuesday.
Mayor Lightfoot Lays Out Grand Plan To Fight Gun Violence; 'You Have To Bring People Together'On Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s first full day in office, we’re hearing more details on the ways she plans to tackle gun violence, which she said will be her biggest challenge as mayor.
At Lightfoot's Inauguration, Children And Adults Say She's An InspirationAn excused absence when Monday's classroom is Wintrust Arena where history was made. And one day, will be studied in schools all over Chicago.
Well Wishers Greet Mayor Lightfoot At City Hall"The fact that we now have a black, lesbian lawyer, wonderful person in this job is spectacular. It's more than a symbol. I think it's going to create a whole different environment in the city of Chicago."
'Reform Is Here': Lori Lightfoot Sworn In, Making History As First Black Woman And Gay Mayor; Takes Aim At 'Shady Backroom Deals'Lori Lightfoot was sworn in as Chicago’s 56th mayor on Monday, becoming the first black woman and first openly gay person to hold that office, and vowing to deliver the change she promised during her campaign by bringing a new level of integrity to City Hall.
'She's My Role Model, My Champion': Lori Lightfoot Thanks 90-Year-Old MomAmong the sea of thousands of Chicagoans who gathered at Wintrust Arena Monday to welcome Lori Lightfoot as Chicago's new mayor was a very important guest--the mayor-elect's 90-year-old mother, Ann Lightfoot.
LIVE UPDATES: Lori Lightfoot Takes Office As Mayor; New City Clerk, Treasurer, Aldermen Also Sworn InLori Lightfoot will be sworn in as Chicago’s 56th mayor this morning, becoming the first black woman and openly gay person to take the reins at City Hall.
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