Organizers who oppose the city's April 10 decision to give $1.3 billion in tax subsidies to Lincoln Yards developer Sterling Bay gather outside Judge Neil Cohen's courtroom on Wednesday. Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Despite City’s ‘Rush To Judgment’ On Lincoln Yards, Judge Says Lawsuit To Block Tax Subsidy Might Not Fly

The city is trying to get a lawsuit aiming to stop $1.3 billion in tax dollars from going to the Lincoln Yards project dismissed. A judge could rule on it next week.

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Cops Kick Runners, Cyclists Out Of Park Near Lakefront After Chicagoans Ignore Coronavirus Closure

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the lakefront and adjacent parks closed after crowds ignored social distancing guidelines last week.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.