CPD Says 21 Officers Not Being Paid After Defying City's COVID Vaccine Mandate; Illinois FOP Castigates Mayor Lightfoot After Reports That She's Trying To Find Replacement OfficersOf those participating, 82% are vaccinated. Those who are unvaccinated can be tested twice a week to continue working thru the end of the year.
Foxx, Lightfoot Meet To Discuss Differences, Both Said They're Committed To Reducing CrimeBoth Lightfoot and Foxx released statements saying they are committed to working together to reduce crime in the city.
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.