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Chicagoans Celebrate Biden/Harris Victory, Trump Defeat

Celebrations erupted all over the Chicagoland area on Saturday as the news came in that former Vice President Joe Biden is now the president elect of the United States.  After […]

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Coalition of Community Groups and Lawmakers Demands Lightfoot and Dart Refuse Cooperation with Federal Agencies

A coalition of community groups, elected officials, and labor organizations signed an open letter to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart over the weekend urging non-cooperation […]

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Activists Continue to Call on CPS to Cancel its Contract with CPD

Tens of thousands of people continued to march all across Chicagoland to demand an end to police violence and increased accountability over the weekend, including a group of a few […]

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Lightfoot Says Citywide Curfew Will Continue Throughout Weekend As Demonstrations Continue

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city’s 9:00pm curfew will continue throughout the weekend amid a full week of massive citywide protests against police misconduct.  Lightfoot told reporters at a […]

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Chicago to Move to “Phase 3” of Reopening as Protests and Civil Unrest Continue

Despite four nights of protests and civil unrest, a citywide curfew, and the national guard being activated, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city will proceed with “Phase 3” of […]

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Lightfoot to Call in National Guard After Second Night of Civil Unrest

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said that Illinois Governor JB Pritkzer has ordered the National Guard to maintain a “limited presence” in Chicago beginning Sunday in the wake of a second […]

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Illinois Begins to Flatten COVID-19 Curve but Still Has Far to Go

Though there’s a long way to go, Illinois officials say that the curve of the COVID-19 virus in Chicago and across the state could be beginning to flatten. The Illinois […]

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Interview: We Talk With Dr. Daryl Wilson, Emergency Med Specialist, About COVID-19

Illinois officials announced Monday the state now has more than 5,000 cases of COVID-19 spread across 52 counties, which includes 73 deaths. Governor JB Pritzker announced that before the end […]

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Illinois COVID-19 Update Thursday March 19

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced an order Thursday that all residents confirmed to have the COVID-19 virus, along with anyone experiencing symptoms, may not leave their place of residence, save […]

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Chicago St. Patrick’s Day Parades Cancelled After Officials Announce 8 More Cases of COVID-19

Officials announced Wednesday morning that Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parades—scheduled to take place this weekend—are now cancelled due to the worsening outbreak of novel coronavirus.  We know what the St. […]

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Chicago Officials Respond to Trump Administration’s Latest Move Targeting Sanctuary Cities

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Chicagoans will not be “bullied” by the Trump administration’s latest move to send militarized teams of border patrol agents into sanctuary cities. “To all our neighbors […]

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Crowds Flock to Dispensaries Across Illinois on First Day of Legal Pot Sales

Illinoisans flocked to marijuana dispensaries across the state on Wednesday, the first day residents were allowed to purchase the substance legally. Some stores opened their doors as early as 6:00 […]

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