Mayoral Race Heats Up As April 2 Runoff Approaches
Mayoral candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle are racking up key endorsements from newspapers and celebrities ahead of the April 2 runoff election. Ald. Willie Cochran (20th) has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of wire fraud. Meanwhile, the Illinois Supreme Court denied the state’s request to order a re-do of Jason Van Dyke’s 81-month prison sentence.
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