The extremely gerrymandered 2nd Ward map. Then-candidate Lori Lightfoot vowed redistricting reform when running for office.

‘Backroom Deal’ Ward Maps Help Politicians And Harm Communities, Neighbors Say — But Will Lightfoot Deliver Redistricting Reform?

Bizarre ward maps leave residents scrambling to find who represents them. Then-candidate Lori Lightfoot campaigned for an independent citizens commission to redraw maps — but now won't commit to one.

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Coronavirus Kill 51 More Illinoisans, Including Child In Cook County

The state also reported 6,110 confirmed cases, bringing the total to 389,095.

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Get Your Flu Shot, Free COVID Tests At Halloween Event This Weekend In Pilsen

The event hosted by Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s office will take place from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.

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Block Club Chicago Named Best News Website Finalist In Editor & Publishers’ National EPPY Awards

The reader-funded nonprofit newsroom was also honored as a finalist for the Best Community Service award as part of the Lens On Lightfoot collaboration.