Mayor Lori Lightfoot at a City Council meeting in February 2020. Colin Boyle/ Block Club Chicago

City Council Zoom Meeting Ends With Name Calling, ‘Grandstanding’ As Vote On Emergency Powers For Mayor Delayed

Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants emergency powers to make decisions without the City Council while battling coronavirus — but a group of aldermen say she's making a "power grab."

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Lightfoot Won’t Sue To Avoid State’s New Coronavirus Restrictions On Bars, Restaurants

City officials and Chicagoans need to "double down" on supporting restaurants, which are facing an indoor dining ban that starts Friday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

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Coronavirus Kill 51 More Illinoisans, Including Child In Cook County

The state also reported 6,110 confirmed cases, bringing the total to 389,095.

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Get Your Flu Shot, Free COVID Tests At Halloween Event This Weekend In Pilsen

The event hosted by Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s office will take place from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.