In 2019, we asked Lightfoot her thoughts on everything from the environment to crime. Three years later, we took a look at her progress.
‘Like an oven’: Heat in woman’s unit was intolerable, son says after mom dies in Rogers Park senior home
Janice Reed, 68, was among three women found unresponsive Saturday at the James Sneider Apartments. Gwendolyn Osborne, 72, and Delores McNeely, 76, also died.
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The mayor’s announcement that the citywide weekend curfew on minors would be set at 10 p.m. comes a day after she imposed a ban on unaccompanied minors in Millennium Park after 6 p.m., Thursdays through Sundays.
The 16-year-old boy shot dead in Millennium Park had big plans for his family and for his music ‘if I make it to 21.’
“He said there are a lot of things that happen in Chicago, you see so many kids lose their lives at early ages … He couldn’t even make it to 17,” the boy’s mentor said.
Data from a new sensor network shows the highest rates of pollution in Little Village, Austin, Englewood, Irving Park and other neighborhoods.
If it feels like everyone you know has been sick recently, that’s because there’s a lot of different viruses circulating — some that are unusual for this time of year.
Key races include one of Illinois’ U.S. Senate seats, governor and local judges. These are your options for voting in the June 28 election.
Demonstrations took place at Union Park, Millennium Park and in the Beverly neighborhood, as part of the national “Bans Off Our Bodies Day of Action.”
Alexandra Antoine has been creating community-informed art for years. Now she’s digging into the Garfield Park neighborhood and welcoming its residents to create alongside her.
Chicago cyclists want to know about the city’s master bike plan, disconnected east-west streets, and what the city is doing to keep them safe. We put those questions to the person in charge.
State Rep. Delia Ramirez and Chicago Ald. Gilbert Villegas emerge as frontrunners for 3rd Congressional
The two have name recognition on their side in the heated, four-candidate race for the newly created district.
The Illinois state representative and chairman of House Black Caucus is the third candidate to announce his ambitions to be Chicago mayor.