Here are some steps that you, your neighbors and your elected officials can take to help tackle the city’s rat problem.
Marc Short, the top aide to Vice President Pence, is the latest White House official to get the coronavirus. Pence, who tested negative, plans to continue his breakneck campaign travel schedule.
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Illinois logs more than 6,000 cases in a single day, capping off a recent upswing in cases in the state.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she won’t apologize for last year’s $1 billion budget increase, and sees this year’s proposed property tax increases as a “last resort.“
An agreement worth up to $12 billion made Google the default search engine on Apple devices. The deal may be anticompetitive under U.S. law.
Immigration advocates say an expanded expedited removal policy will open the door to racial profiling.
The final debate showed candidates far apart on issues like health care, climate change and criminal justice. Trump tried to focus on alleged corruption, but the pandemic remains 2020’s central issue.
U.S. cases have been rising sharply since the middle of September, when the daily rate was hovering around 40,000 cases.
Some say the pandemic provides an opportunity to explore ideas like neighborhood downtowns, blocking off streets and a car-free society.
In swing states, where the margins of victory are likely to be close, rules that prohibit counting ballots before Election Day may mean it takes hours or days before a winner is declared.
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Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered bars to suspend indoor service and nonessential businesses to close by 10 p.m. as COVID-19 case counts rise above 640 a day.
Marcellis Stinnette was killed and Tafara Williams was wounded in a police shooting in the northern suburb Tuesday.
Despite the assurances of city officials, many Pilsen residents remain opposed to a historic landmark district for the neighborhood.
A group led by Black students and President Morton Schapiro have issued angry messages this week as protests continue.
There’s a proposed property tax hike, a gas tax hike and hundreds of layoffs. But Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed budget for 2021 isn’t set in stone quite yet.