July 4th, 2020 In Chicago: Patriotism, Protests, And An Ongoing PandemicLife as we know it has changed greatly since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and of course, holidays are no exception.
U.S. Supreme Court Won't Hear Abortion Clinic 'Buffer Zone' Cases From Chicago, HarrisburgThe Supreme Court on Thursday turned away pleas from anti-abortion activists to make it easier for them to protest outside clinics, declining to wade back into the abortion debate just days after striking down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics.
Foxx Won't Prosecute Hundreds Of Demonstrators For Non-Violent OffensesCook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said her office won't prosecute non-violent offenses including unlawful gathering, trespassing, disorderly conduct and curfew violations.
Protests, Marches Held In Skokie, Lincoln Park, BoystownProtests for justice were held in multiple locations Sunday – including Skokie and Boystown.
Amid Marches And Protests, Family Calls For Justice For Jemel Roberson, Security Guard Shot Dead By Midlothian Officer
Protests Call For Justice And Police Reform In Lincoln Square, West Side, U Of C, Downers Grove, And Other LocationsSunday brought another round of peaceful protests in the city and suburbs.
Citywide Curfew In Chicago Lifted, Effective Immediately: LightfootA citywide curfew in Chicago has been lifted, effective immediately, according to Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Owners Vow To Reopen Modern Beauty Supply In Bronzeville After It Was Damaged In Weekend LootingModern Beauty Supply has been in Bronzeville for 35 years. The owners say they are determined to reopen in that community.
Thousands Expected To Protest Again In Chicago; Mayor Says Saturday's Crowds Were PeacefulAt least 10 marches and rallies are scheduled to take place from the city to the suburbs Sunday. The first is a peace walk starting at 10 a.m. in Chatham.
Chicago Restores CTA, Street Access To The Loop Following Peaceful ProtestsRoads and transit options are reopening around Chicago after closures due to protests in the wake of George Floyd's death.
Protesters Kneel, Lay Roses At Feet Of Chicago Police In Peaceful ProtestProtesters started at Roberto Clemente Community Academy in Humboldt Park. Their destination was the 14th District police station.
Protests In Chicago Remain Peaceful Saturday As Police Maintain Strong PresenceIn The Loop Chicago police stood guard Saturday. Their presence was visible not just along Wacker but all around downtown.
LIVE UPDATES: Peaceful Protests In Grant, Union Park; Downtown Road Closures ContinueCrowds are expected to gather for protests throughout the city Saturday.
Bronzeville Business Owner Resolves To Rebuild After Her Business Burned Down During Violent ProtestsChella Holcomb, whose business was destroyed, was excited to reopen after COVID-19, but on Sunday the business next door was looted and set on fire. She had to watch as the fire slowly destroyed her own.
Chicago Opening Grant Park and Union Park For Protesters To Gather This WeekendThe city expects hundreds if not thousands to gather peacefully this weekend. In addition to opening up Grant and Union parks, portions of Lake Shore Drive will also be shut down to deal with the crowds.