A drone video showed how the dust cloud spread from the Crawford demolition site and descended onto Little Village homes. Alejandro Reyes/YouTube

Email Strings Show City Officials Warned of Health Risks Before Little Village Demolition Fiasco

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration has blown deadlines to disclose internal communications, violating state public records laws. City Hall’s decision-making process prior to the implosion remains shrouded.

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Illinois Sees Most Coronavirus Deaths In The Nation This Week With Nearly 1,000 Dead

Another 148 Illinoisans have been killed by coronavirus in the past day. At least 12,974 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois, and another 808 deaths are considered to be probably related.

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In 2020, Cook County Voters Cast Ballots For Judges In Historic Numbers

Voters kicked out one judge up for retention and brought four others to the brink, marking the second election in a row that a Cook County judge lost a retention bid.

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Coronavirus Outbreak At West Side Shelter Reveals Risks To People Who Are Homeless

"Until we are able to find a viable housing solution, it will be very hard to come up with any public health solutions," said Richard Ducatenzeiler, executive director of Franciscan Outreach.