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At last year's meeting, some neighbors and nearby business owners welcomed the density addition and an opportunity to fill a "janky lot of despair." Others said it does not have enough affordable units.
Alderpeople who voted against the curfew pointed to research that shows curfews don’t reduce crime. But Mayor Lori Lightfoot said cops need the curfew as a tool as the city struggles with shootings.
No one was injured. Gas to the building was shut off, and the school was being ventilated, an official said. "L" trains in The Loop were temporarily stopped.
Botavi Wellness and Justice Cannabis Company want to open a recreational cannabis dispensary near Lawrence and Western avenues.