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Officers Who Dragged Woman Out Of Car, Kneeled On Her Being Investigated, Mayor Lightfoot Says

Lightfoot said she has seen the video and the Civilian Office of Police Accountability is looking for the officers in it.

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Black Woman Pulled From Car, Kneeled On By Chicago Police Officers Outside Northwest Side Mall: ‘I Was Scared For My Life’

WARNING: This story contains violent video. Police said the women were attempting to "disturb the peace," but the cousins say they were simply trying to go to the store.

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Chicago Moves Into Coronavirus Phase 3 Today. Here’s What To Expect

Big changes have come: More businesses will be able to open their doors, offices can reopen and people will be able to gather in groups of 10 or fewer.

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LIVE UPDATES: Downtown Starts Reopening Wednesday, Mayor Lightfoot Pledges To Speed Up Police Reforms

Block Club reporters are following what’s happening in neighborhoods all around the city.

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Chicago Is Moving To Phase 3 Of Reopening After Coronavirus, Despite Protests, Vandalism

"I want to tell the city now, after a lot of consultation and, yes, a lot of prayer, we will reopen tomorrow and take this important next step as planned," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday.

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City Will Rebuild Vandalized Neighborhoods On South, West Sides And Beyond, Lightfoot Says

"We're concerned about safety everywhere. Everywhere," Lightfoot said. "And there are people, unfortunately, who are roving the city trying to find soft spots that they can exploit."

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Protesters Should Report Police Misconduct, Lightfoot Says: ‘We Will Hold Them Accountable’

A reporter was pepper sprayed and other protesters say they were beaten with batons Saturday during Downtown protests.

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Chicago Protests Could Be ‘Super-Spreading’ Coronavirus Events — Even With Masks, Lightfoot Says

The city was set to enter Phase 3 of reopening Wednesday, but that might now happen in the midst of protests, Lightfoot said.