Ald. Brian Hopkins (inset) said Lincoln Yards had more supporters than detractors at last week's zoning meeting. SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL

Who Showed Up To Support Lincoln Yards Last Week? People Who Got Free Breakfast, Parking And Sterling Bay Coaching, Critics Say

Providing parking and food for speakers happens a lot, insiders say. But Ald. Michele Smith said the whole thing was a "charade."

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Black Abolitionist Network To Host ‘Defund CPD’ Training This Weekend

The group will host three outdoor sessions to teach people about the movement to defund the police in Chicago, and prison and police abolition.

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869 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, 36 Deaths In Illinois In Past Day

The state's seven-day positivity rate average remained at 2.6 percent, meaning 2.6 percent of all tests returned in the past week were positive.

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Coronavirus On The Rise In Illinois, But Chicago’s Flat For Now, Top Doctor Says

"The main thing is all around us, cases are on the incline. ... We look good in Chicago right now, but Chicago doesn't have a wall around it."