The old Crawford Coal Plant in Little Village in April 2019, just after a demolition at the site covered Little Village in dust. MAURICIO PEÑA/ BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO

Lightfoot Defends City’s Actions On Little Village Smokestack Demolition: ‘I Don’t Believe We Were Negligent’

During a virtual town hall as part of a “Lens on Lightfoot” event, the mayor maintains the developer is at fault but vows such an incident won’t happen again.

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Chicago Failing To Enforce Recycling Rules In Big Buildings, Businesses — And Has Abysmal Results To Show For It, Watchdog Says

The city “makes no attempt" to identify big building owners who don't offer recycling, even though more than 40 percent of Chicagoans live in high-density buildings, the inspector general said.

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Coronavirus Kills 238 More Illinoisans, The Most Deaths Reported In A Day Yet

Among the most recent victims were 71 people in Cook County, including four women and men in their 40s. At least 12,639 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.