Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

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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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Protesters Encouraged To Get Coronavirus Testing. Here Are The Sites

"My hope is that we don't get to a point where we actually start to see a significant increase again," said the city's top doctor. "I don't think it's possible that we won't see any effect of that on the numbers."

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Thousands In North Side March Told: If Serious About Helping, Come To South And West Side Cleanup Events This Week

PHOTOS: A march from Lakeview to Old Town Tuesday ended with a call to action to show up for cleanup events at noon Wednesday.

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Desperate To Open, Restaurant Owners Call For Faster Permitting Process To Open Sidewalk Cafes, Patios

The entire Sidewalk Cafe Permit process can take 30–45 days and has a minimum fee of $600, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city would waive those fees and work to expedite the process.

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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.