Articles By Bob Chiarito
"It is absolutely not appropriate for people to take up arms, bats, pipes, whatever in ... patrolling neighborhoods," Mayor Lightfoot said of Wednesday night's crowd at 31st and Princeton.
Spacing rules have also cut down on capacity at many restaurants. At City Winery, the capacity is down to 54 from 200.
After a neighbor called police, officers arrived to find the neighborhood man smashing the windows with a golf club.
Stop Sharing Unchecked Rumors On Social Media, Chicago’s Top Cop And Black Organizers Urge: Memes Are ‘Inciting Racialized Violence’
"We need your help with rumors on social media that fuel some of the divisiveness in our city," Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said. "This is fueling more and more anxiety, more and more anger."
After someone threw a bottle of Woodford whisky through The Marq restaurant, the owners and the employees tried to spruce up the board up.
Hidden Gas Can Rumors Not Verified, Police Say — And Fire Department Says Things ‘Calming Down’ After Brutal Weekend
Social media posts about gas cans in Chicago alleys and sections of town being "burnt to ashes" are unfounded, officials said.
With Squad Cars Vandalized, Set On Fire, Police Use CTA Buses To Respond To Looting, Vandalism Overnight
The bus, driven by a CTA driver, contained 15 officers and a sergeant and would go from “hot spot” to “hot spot” where looting was going on but would usually only scare off the looters, police said.
“I know they’re desperate,” said Asiaha Butler of Resident Association of Greater Englewood. “This puts trauma on the very people that help those individuals."
The day after protesters and police clashed downtown, shop owners took stock of the damage. Fire-ravaged police squad cars were still on the streets.