Police officers watch runners in Lincoln Park where Chicago Police officers began clearing out pedestrians and cyclists in the late afternoon on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Crime Slightly Down In Chicago During Coronavirus Pandemic, But Shootings And Murders Up Year-To-Date

The state's stay at home order has not kept gang members off the streets, Rev. Michael Pfleger said. "This other virus called violence we’ve had for years."

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Chicago Police Officer Who Shouted Homophobic Slur Under Investigation

Officials said a formal misconduct complaint was filed and the investigation was launched.

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Chicago Churches, Synagogues, Mosques Can Reopen With 50 People Inside, Lightfoot Announces

The city, however, warned the elderly and people with underlying health conditions to not attend services in person

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30,000 Protesters March And Rally To Protest Police Brutality, Racial Inequality

PHOTOS: The massive protest began at Union Park on the Near West Side and streamed to an area near Seward Park on the Near North Side.