Articles By Heather Cherone
Seventy-seven hate crimes have been reported to the Commission on Human Relations by the police so far this year, Noriega said. In all of 2018, there were 78 hate crimes reported to police, Noriega said.
The district plans to make up five days of school canceled by the strike by holding class on Nov. 27, the day before Thanksgiving, Jan. 2 and Jan. 3, June 17 and June 18.
Danny Solis, an FBI mole, paid $220,000 out of his campaign fund to cover legal fees in May.
If state lawmakers balk at the plan, a property tax hike will be necessary to plug the hole, the mayor said.
Mayor Lightfoot, With Teachers Still On Strike, To Reveal Wednesday How She Plans To Plug Budget Hole
The big question Lightfoot will answer is how much of the budget deficit will have to be filled with a property tax hike.
An ordinance to allow "freestanding facilities" up to 150 feet tall in city parks was submitted to City Council Sept. 18, but activist groups say no one informed them of the proposal until Monday.
With pressure mounting on all sides, Wednesday could prove to be a definitive day for Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
"In our community, murders don’t get solved,” West Side Ald. Emma Mitts said.
Jason Van Dyke Lied, Refused To Cooperate With Probe While Other Officers Destroyed Evidence In Laquan McDonald’s Murder, City Watchdog Says
Inspector General Joseph Ferguson concluded in June 2016 that Van Dyke made “false reports, false statements and material omissions” in an effort to “exaggerate the threat McDonald posed."