Construction Begins On Affordable Housing In Chicago's Pilsen NeighborhoodIt's meant to help people being pushed out of the neighborhood by increasing rents and higher property values because of gentrification.
Lightfoot: I'll Recommend City Inspector General Investigate Allegations Against Ald. Gardiner"A consistent pattern of using what I would say is misogynistic language, about women, unacceptable. Totally, utterly unacceptable."
Chicago Program Introduces New Way To Build Trust Between Communities, PoliceThe city came up with the program, based on public forums, surveys and focus groups. It is set to launch this fall.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Buttigieg In Chicago, Touts $3 Trillion Infrastructure BillWhile many argue adding access to O'Hare would help rev up the state's economic engine, others said expanding the Red Line would do the same and help create jobs in underserved areas.
CPD Superintendent Brown Grilled By City Aldermen Regarding Chicago's Violent CrimesEach aldermen had 10 minutes to ask questions. They ranged from police allocation to officer mental health to city crime stats.
Chicago City Council To Questions CPD Superintendent Brown On Friday"We do want to increase our contacts with the public both offenders and the general public who need our presence to feel safe and be safe."
Chaotic Council Meeting Ends With Calls To Respect Anjanette Young, No Vote On Lake Shore Drive"I'm going stand up for Ms. Young. She deserves to be respected."
Mentioning Chicago And Other Cities, Biden Outlines Plans To Combat Gun Violence"Ex-offenders are returning in record numbers to our community, to join the other 85% that are unemployed. So, we need to have a real strategic plan."
Settlement Talks In Anjanette Young Wrong Raid Case Break Down; City Asks Judge To Dismiss LawsuitDespite months of public promises from Mayor Lori Lightfoot to resolve the lawsuit with Anjanette Young, the city on Friday asked a judge to dismiss the case after settlement negotiations stalled.
'Heartbreaking': Family, Friends On Englewood Mass Shooting With 4 Dead, 4 Injured"It tells us we still have much work to do in our mission to end gun violence here in Chicago."
More Events Announced For 'Open Chicago' But Major Festivals Absent This YearAbsent in the summer lineup are big music festivals like Chicago Blues Fest, Chicago Jazz Fest and the Chicago Gospel Fest.
CTA's Massive Reconstruction Project For Red And Purple Lines Includes New Stations, Tracks"The CTA is what ties our city together and has long connected our residents to jobs, education and opportunity."
AIDS Garden Chicago Formally Dedicated By Mayor LightfootThe project actually began in 2019 with the installation of a 30-foot sculpture titled "Self Portrait" by Pop artist Keith Haring.
Mayor Lightfoot Outlines Chicago's Plan To Combat Summer Violence"When the police department would clear an area, say for example, an open air drug market, we find support from other city partners. The minute they were gone, the trouble came back."
'A Step Forward': Mayor Lightfoot, CPD Announce New Foot Pursuit Policy"We will continue to collaborate with our residents to make Chicago safer for everyone."