Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot addresses supporters on April 2, 2019 after a landslide victory.Brittany Sowacke / Block Club Chicago

Lori Lightfoot Becomes Nation’s 1st Black Lesbian Mayor After Beating Toni Preckwinkle

Lightfoot is also the city's first openly gay mayor.

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Police Now Say Shooting Happened In Austin, Not The West Loop: An ‘Error’ Was Made

The police declined to answer questions about the shooting Friday and instead directed a reporter to the department's Media Major Incident Notifications (MINS) portal.

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Ald. Gardiner To Host Public Meeting On Point At Six Corners Project Next Month

The September meeting comes after several invite-only meetings were held in homes to gather feedback.

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Cinespace And Saint Anthony Hospital Compete To Buy Former Washburne Trade Center Site From CPS

More than 200 Little Village neighbors came out to hear the two plans as some called on the city to hold off on selling the public land for now.