A Chicago Police car drives into Lincoln Park to clear out pedestrians and cyclists in the late afternoon on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

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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Bridgeporters Say Bat-Wielding Vigilantes Are Terrorizing Peaceful Protesters, Neighbors

"It is absolutely not appropriate for people to take up arms, bats, pipes, whatever in ... patrolling neighborhoods," Mayor Lightfoot said of Wednesday night's crowd at 31st and Princeton.

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Black LGBTQ Group Raising Money For Black, Queer Mutual Aid Fund

The Lighthouse Foundation's Black Queer Mutual Aid Fund will give out $100 micro grants to help Black LGBTQ people with rent, food and other needs.