Nomination petitions at Alderperson Tom Tunney’s Ann Sather restaurants may violate election laws.
Tag: Mayor Lori Lightfoot
Shooting ourselves in the foot
Harsh penalties for gun crimes don’t make communities safer.
The cop who would be mayor
CPD officer Frederick Collins has more than 40 misconduct complaints. Now, he’s running for mayor.
LGBTQ+ Chicagoans discuss Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s record.
Who’s left out of the casino?
Cabrini-Green’s displaced residents aren’t being included in Chicago’s casino plans.
CPD requested thousands of vaccine exemptions
Nearly half of Chicago police employees applied for exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine.
‘If I could run away, I would’
Restaurant owners of color struggle to stay afloat during the pandemic.
City So Real is peak Chicago
Steve James’s docuseries authentically captures the people and places that define the city.
Lightfoot hijacks Lollapalooza
Did Chicago musicians booked for Lollapalooza know their sets might look like an endorsement of Mayor Lightfoot?
Chicago won’t pay ‘hush money’ to prevent police misconduct records release—for now
A City Council vote on Charles Green’s lawsuit settlement was postponed.
Missing the jackpot
The governor signs a revised Chicago casino bill, with cuts to city and state shares of profits.
Police abolitionists find fuel in the protests
As more people lose faith in the state, organizers offer alternatives.
Pangea still reigns
As the mayor spotlights the city’s eviction problems, 2019 court data shows little is changing.
Getting ‘Eddie Johnson drunk’ at Ceres Cafe
Chicagoans seek psychic relief by making a mockery of the fired police superintendent.
New data portal documents developers’ compliance with affordable housing rules
Chicago’s Department of Housing takes a major step toward transparency.