A rally to lift the ban on rent control in Chicago.ONE Northside/Facebook

State Needs To Act Now On Rent, Mortgage Relief, Aldermen Say — But Rent Control Ban’s Power Is ‘Startling’

Gov. JB Pritzker said the rent control ban ties his hands when it comes to offering rent relief, but housing advocates say something must be done.

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Investigators Release Video Of Police Fatally Shooting Miguel Vega In Pilsen

Police say someone in Vega's group opened fire on officers, sparking a shootout with police. The slain man's family is skeptical of his involvement.

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CTA To Roll Out Dedicated Bus Lanes Along Chicago Avenue, 79th Street

One lane of travel in each direction will temporarily be converted to 24-hour bus lanes to reduce delays and crowding during the coronavirus pandemic.

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City Rolls Out Rules For Heating, Air Flow During Winter Patio Season As Restaurants And Bars Prepare For Cold Weather

Restaurants and bars have set up outdoor seating due to the coronavirus pandemic — but owners are concerned about how they'll keep doing that once the weather turns chilly.