Little Village residents protest Mayor Lightfoot's decision to restart Hilco demolition during pandemic outside City Hall in Chicago on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. | Colin Boyle/Block Club ChicagoColin Boyle/ Block Club Chicago

If Work Has Stopped At Hilco Site In Little Village, Why Did The City Just Issue A New Building Permit?

Despite telling neighbors work is indefinitely halted at the site after a botched demolition, the city issued a $40 million building permit to developer Hilco Tuesday.

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With Squad Cars Vandalized, Set On Fire, Police Use CTA Buses To Respond To Looting, Vandalism Overnight

The bus, driven by a CTA driver, contained 15 officers and a sergeant and would go from “hot spot” to “hot spot” where looting was going on but would usually only scare off the looters, police said.

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CTA Resumes Some Service, But Transit Remain Shut Down In Large Swaths Of City

Trains are not running Downtown — and bus service has also been halted in the surrounding neighborhoods.

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CPS Not Giving Out Free Meals For Kids Monday

The district will temporarily stop the program Monday due to "the evolving nature of activity across the city."