Creso Labs wants to open a weed dispensary at John Barleycorn in Wrigleyville. Justin Laurence/ Block Club Chicago

Black And Latino Aldermen Vote No On Wrigleyville Weed Dispensary, But It Moves Forward Anyway

Ald. Walter Burnett, upset over the lack of black ownership of weed dispensaries set to open, told the Creso Labs founder the company needs to "include people and give folks a piece of the pie."

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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.

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City Employee Dies From Coronavirus, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"This sobering moment should remind us that the numbers we report every day are not mere statistics," Lightfoot said.

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With Rent Strike Looming, Mac Properties Offers Options To Struggling Tenants But Won’t Forgive Rent

The major Hyde Park landlord said tenants can enter a payment plan, transfer to a cheaper apartment or pursue "a path to lease termination."