Mayor Lori Lightfoot Criticized For City’s Handling Of Recent Looting

Chicago Violence
A pedestrian walks across Michigan Ave., Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, past a Chicago police department vehicle, a few blocks north of the raised Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago river after overnight vandalism in Chicago. Chicago’s police commissioner says more than 100 people were arrested following a night of looting and unrest that left several officers injured and caused damage in the city’s upscale Magnificent Mile shopping district and other parts of the city. Charles Rex Arbogast / AP Photo
Chicago Violence
A pedestrian walks across Michigan Ave., Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, past a Chicago police department vehicle, a few blocks north of the raised Michigan Ave. bridge over the Chicago river after overnight vandalism in Chicago. Chicago’s police commissioner says more than 100 people were arrested following a night of looting and unrest that left several officers injured and caused damage in the city’s upscale Magnificent Mile shopping district and other parts of the city. Charles Rex Arbogast / AP Photo

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Criticized For City’s Handling Of Recent Looting

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is under increasing pressure as she confronts a global pandemic, tornado-like storms, civil unrest and a crushing economic crisis. Reset checks in with two local reporters to break down the political turmoil at City Hall.

GUESTS: Heather Cherone, WTTW Chicago politics reporter

Becky Vevea, WBEZ city politics reporter