Ald Michele Smith joins a group of Lincoln Yards protesters calling to slow down the TIF approval process. Ald. Michele Smith / Twitter

$900 Million TIF For Lincoln Yards Advances As Aldermen Blast Plan As ‘Ripoff,’ ‘Shell Game’

Lincoln Yards will do nothing to reduce economic or racial segregation in Chicago, Ald. Scott Waguespack said. “This will exacerbate the tale of two cities we are faced with."

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With Students Home, Mount Carmel Faculty Making 3D-Printed Masks For Senior Homes

Mount Carmel faculty have donated 40 protective masks after hearing "horror stories" about the lack of protective gear from senior home workers.

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Some Non-Essential Businesses Remain Open In Chicago: ‘It’s Profits Over People,’ Worker Says

Businesses that break the rules face fines up to $10,000. City officials urged workers or witnesses to report these scofflaws to 311.

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Cook County Jail Detainee Dies Of Coronavirus, Sheriff’s Office Says

The Public Defender's office moved to reduce detainee Jeffery Pendleton's bond, but the motion was denied. He later died at Stroger Hospital.