Mayor Lori Lightfoot at a press conference announcing a statewide stay-in-place order Friday, March 20. Colin Boyle/ Block Club Chicago

Federal Agents Coming To ‘Help Manage’ Violent Crime, But Lightfoot Insists Secret Police Action Won’t Happen

"We do not welcome dictatorship," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said. "And we do not welcome unconstitutional arrests and detainment of our residents. That is something I will not tolerate."

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Logan Square Target Finally Opening This Month

The store's soft opening is Aug. 12 and grand opening is Aug. 16, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Lakefront Restaurants Get OK To Reopen — But Beaches Still Closed

At least five beachfront restaurants will open this weekend for the first time this summer.

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Lane Tech Votes To Nix ‘Indian’ Mascot

In a community survey with thousands of responses, about half said they wanted Lane Tech to stop using its mascot and other related imagery, saying it reinforces harmful stereotypes of Native Americans.