Articles By Kelly Bauer

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Chicago Public Schools Won’t Cut Ties With Police, Mayor Lightfoot Says

Just last year, CPS approved a $33 million budget to employ Chicago Police officers in schools.

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$10 Million Fund From City Will Help Small Businesses Rebuild After Looting, Vandalism

"This is going to help us rebuild Chicago," said the city's business department commissioner.

Chicago Lakefront Will Hopefully Reopen ‘Soon,’ Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says

Lightfoot wants a plan focused on "safely minimizing crowding and, really, having some designated times for particular activities along the lakefront."

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Chicago’s 9 P.M. Curfew Continuing This Weekend, Mayor Lightfoot Says

"We'll look and see what the weekend brings, and if we continue to see this then I'll be the first one to embrace eliminating a curfew," Lightfoot said. "But we're not there yet."

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Want To Clean Up? Need Food? Here’s How To Donate Or Get Help Amid Protests For George Floyd

We've got a list of weekend cleanup events, where you can get free food and more.

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Navy Pier Reopening With Restrictions Amid Coronavirus

The Ferris wheel remains closed, but there will be outdoor dining, tour boat rides and more.

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Chicago’s New Top Cop Rejects Code Of Silence, Says Good Officers Should Hold Bad Cops Accountable

"I reject the view that you can't support cops and hold them accountable," Police Supt. David Brown said. "God help us if we can't find the courage to publicly condemn police misconduct and excessive force."

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258 Complaints Filed Against Chicago Police Amid Protesting Over George Floyd Murder

Protesters — and journalists — have reported being brutalized, beaten with batons and pepper sprayed by Chicago Police officers at such events.