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Don’t Create A New Gang Database, ACLU Tells Lightfoot And Chicago Police

Police Supt. Eddie Johnson and Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot should “declare a moratorium on all gang databases until there can be a public evaluation of whether such a database should even exist," the ACLU said.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Chicago’s 9 P.M. Curfew Continuing This Weekend, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"We'll look and see what the weekend brings, and if we continue to see this then I'll be the first one to embrace eliminating a curfew," Lightfoot said. "But we're not there yet."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Truck Driver Near Hilco Site Punches, Kicks Protesters As Little Village Demolition Resumes

Activists temporarily blocked traffic on Pulaski Road and a truck driver confronted and assaulted them in a tense exchange caught on video.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

West Ridge Protest Friday Will Take Over Busy Street Corner

The West Ridge demonstration is the fourth in a planned series of protests centered in busy North Side neighborhoods.