Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks at the reopening of the Merlo Library Branch in July.Heidi Zieger/Chicago Mayor's Office

As The City Recovers From Coronavirus, Mayor Urges Business Leaders To Support Black And Brown Youth

"If we do this right ... this will be the kind of transformation that generations from now will be talking about as the second Chicago renaissance," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

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Rocked By Shootings, Albany Park Neighbors Stage Peace March, Vigil: ‘It Seems Like Things Are Getting Worse’

Seven people were shot in Albany Park in three days last week. Before the community could gather Sunday to mourn the victims, at least two more people were shot in the area.

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New Mural Outside Bucktown-Wicker Park Library Brings A Piece Of Rural Illinois To The City

Artist and architect Sam Marts designed the mural to be an ode to the corn industry in Illinois.

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20 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,120 New Cases Reported

Among the victims were five people in Cook County. At least 8,411 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.