Mayor Lightfoot Announces Chicago's Medal Of Honor Recipients"It is vitally important for us to take the time to recognize and honor those who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to support our city."
Mayor Lightfoot Opens South Side Library, Announces Start Of 'One Summer Chicago'It's open to anyone between 14 and 24 years old.
Lightfoot: Chicago Will Be Ready As Biden Announced COVID Vaccine Eligibility Opening To More People April 19"Where we're able to do so, I do think it's the right thing from a science perspective."
Lightfoot: CPD's Foot Chase Policy Needs To Be Reviewed In Wake Of Police Shooting That Killed Adam Toledo, 13Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said because Adam Toledo's mother did not immediately file a missing persons report, that led to why the family was notified days after the 13-year-old was shot to death.
Chicago's Restaurant Workers Want Priority Status In Getting The COVID Vaccine"We're told basically that 75,000 restaurant employees need to get in line and wait along with millions of other new vaccine requesters."
Chicago's COVID Vaccine Rollout Now Includes Phase 1C: Those 16 And Older With Underlying Conditions And All Essential Workers"What this means is about 84% of adults in Chicago are now eligible to receive this life saving vaccine."
Loretto Hospital Officials Reprimanded Over Vaccine Scandal; Mayor Lightfoot Says, 'I Fear That We're Going To Be Hearing More Stories'Loretto Hospital President & CEO George Miller publicly posted a video announcing vaccinations at his church, Valley Kingdom Ministries International in Oak Forest, more than 30 miles away from the West Side community that Miller said in December needed these vaccines the most.
More Than 1 Million COVID Vaccine Doses Given To ChicagoansSpeaking from Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she is pleased a good percentage of the vaccine is going to Black and Brown communities.
Seniors Can Schedule COVID Vaccine Appointments At The United Center Beginning ThursdayMore than 100,000 appointments over the next three days will be available when registration opens.
Chicago Fire Department Hosts Graduation Ceremony For New FirefightersDue to COVID-19 social distancing, their families had to watch the ceremony online.
'Extremely Relieved He's Going Back': CPS Students Return To The Classroom Thursday"I know it’s so important for him to be there, because the services that he needs cannot be offered remotely."
Chicago Teachers Union House Of Delegates Sends Tentative Agreement, In-Person Learning Guidelines To Rank-And-File For VoteIf the union votes no, it could trigger a lockout and a strike.
CPS And Teachers Union Continue To Hammer Out Conditions For Instructors To Return For In Person LearningHe said working conditions aren't usually in the bullseye of a teachers union dispute. Even more rare: an employer triggering new working conditions. In this case remote instruction. Then the employer wanting staff to revert back to in-person learning.
Mayor Lightfoot Officially Welcomes Naperville Native Candace Parker To The Chicago SkyParker said she made the difficult decision to leave the LA Sparks after 13 seasons to be closer to family, as the soon-to-be 35-year old closes out her spectacular career.
CPS Teachers Work Remotely, Lightfoot Wants An Agreement Between The District And Chicago Teachers UnionAt this point, CPS students in kindergarten through eighth grade are still scheduled to go back to in person learning next Monday, February 1st.