COVID Vaccine Phase 1B Begins For Chicago Residents 65 And Older, Essential Workers; Lightfoot Urges People Of Color To Get VaccinatedThe city said the neighborhoods targeted under the Protect Chicago Plus initiative include: West Englewood, New City, Gage Park, North Lawndale, South Lawndale, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Roseland, Archer Heights, Washington Heights, Austin, Montclare, South Deering, Belmont Cragin and Humboldt Park.
Chicago Activists Call For Mayor Lightfoot's Resignation, Claim Coverup In CPD's Botched Raid At Anjanette Young's HomeSome Chicago pastors are asking for congressional hearings about the case.
Chicago's Mayor Wants People To Remain Vigilant Despite COVID Vaccine Rollout; 'We Don't Want To Take Any Steps Back'"We've come a long way on this journey together and we cannot let up now. We got to continue through the end of the year."
Mayor Lightfoot: 'I Feel A Lot Of Pain' For Anjanette Young, Woman Handcuffed Naked By Chicago PoliceFor 20 minutes, Mayor Lightfoot vowed people involved would be held accountable, a review of every search warrant will be conducted and, most importantly, she would do what is necessary to make amends to Anjanette Young.
Chicago's 'Together We Heal' To Start Conversations, Challenge Thoughts On Race"Together We Heal" is a new citywide initiative where people all across Chicago are asked to host candid conversations, healing circles and other activities designed to challenge their thoughts on race.
New Chicago COVID Testing Site At Midway Opens Next Week, 40,000 Rapid Tests To Be Used Across The City“The best way to get tested is by calling your health care provider, but there are many other convenient and affordable ways to get tested in Chicago, including new at-home testing services. We have partnered with community health centers to ensure that people, regardless of ability to pay, insurance or immigration status, have access to both testing and primary care.”
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Five Year Capital PlanSome key elements in the multibillion dollar plan are the repair or replacement of bridges, shoreline, inaccessible sidewalks as well as street resurfacing and lighting.
46 States, Puerto Rico On Chicago COVID-19 Travel Order; Arwady: 'You Should Not Be Traveling'"If you've not canceled your Thanksgiving travel plans, now is a good time to be having that really difficult conversation with friends and family."
Chicago's Mayor Puts Out New COVID Stay At Home Advisory, More Restrictions Based On Case Surge Throughout The City"If you do not follow the rules, we will take swift and immediate action."
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot: Biden-Harris Administration 'Gives Me A Great Deal Of Hope'"The thing that gives me hope is, knowing a little bit about these two people, that they will govern with empathy. And that means a lot, particularly given what we've been through the last four years."
Lightfoot Celebrates 'INVEST South/West' Improvement InitiativeINVEST South/ West is meant to lay down a foundation for long-term improvements. In Bronzeville, a new mixed-income apartment building is set to go up.
Chicago's Budget: What Are Residents Paying For?Facing an unprecedented $1.2 billion shortfall for next year, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday proposed a $94 million property tax hike, a 3 cents per gallon increase in the city's gas tax, hundreds of layoffs, and eliminating nearly 2,000 vacant positions.
'They've Been Serious' Lightfoot On Threats Made To Herself, Her Family"There's not a day that goes by that I don't get some kind of harassment, whether it's just repeated calls with things left on voicemail or other things, threatening violence."
Lightfoot Announces Plans For New Bronzeville Mixed-Income Apartment ComplexBronzeville is one of 10 neighborhoods part of Chicago's INVEST South/West initiative. According to the city, it's designed to "reactivate neighborhood cores that historically served as focal points for pedestrian activity, shopping, services, transportation, public spaces and quality-of life amenities for local residents."
Pritzker, Lightfoot, Preckwinkle Discuss 'Miscarriage Of Justice,' Upcoming Protests In Shooting Death Of Breonna Taylor"This ruling is absolutely heartbreaking. It leaves more questions than it answers."