Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle face off in the April 2 runoff.

Lightfoot, Preckwinkle Will Head Into Mayoral Runoff And Chicago Will Get Its 1st Black Woman Mayor

Both candidates have painted themselves as progressives who were challenging the "Chicago Machine."

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.