Mayor Lori Lightfoot gives a prepared speech at a press conference on public safety at Garfield Park Field House on Dec. 20, 2021.
Millennium Park Sees 3rd Shooting In 2 Weeks After Man Exchanges Gunfire With Security Guard, Police Say
Police said the man refused to be checked for weapons at Millennium Park and later shot at a security officer. He was shot in his buttocks by the guard and charges against him are pending.
Stacy Davis Gates Elected Chicago Teachers Union President
The incumbent leadership group known as Caucus of Rank and File Educators will retain power over the Chicago Teachers Union for another three years, but they face growing opposition.
Despite Delay, Bally’s River West Casino Proposal Primed For City Council Vote Next Week
Alderpeople must "do some studying this weekend" after last-minute updates. A vote is planned Monday, sending the proposal to the full City Council on Wednesday.
Chicago Could Be Considered High Risk For COVID By Next Week, But Mask Mandate Won’t Come Back For Now, Arwady Says
Chicago's daily case rate has gone up in recent weeks, but the numbers of people hospitalized with and dying from COVID-19 have remained low.