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Lightfoot Reacts to Rittenhouse Verdict: ‘I’m Very Concerned at What That Verdict Does,’ Says ‘Judge Put Thumb on Scale’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot reacted to the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict after a jury on Friday found Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all counts in his murder trial connected to the shootings of three people during unrest […]

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Website ‘The Athletic’ Reports Chicago Bears Sign Purchase Agreement for Arlington Park in Arlington Heights

Subscription-based sports website The Athletic reported Tuesday night, September 28, 2021, that the Chicago Bears have signed a purchase agreement for the Arlington International Racecourse property in Arlington Heights. Lead author Scott Powers and The […]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announces COVID-19 “Stay at Home” Advisory for the City of Chicago Beginning Monday Nov. 16, 2020

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday, November 12, 2020 announced a stay-at-home advisory for the City of Chicago that will go in effect starting Monday, November 16, 2020. With the “stay-at-home” advisory residents are advised to […]

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Reports Chicago’s 2021 Budget Shortfall Is $1.2 Billion in 63-Minute Press Conference

Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces Chicago’s 2021 budget shortfall could be over $1.2 billion due to the coronavirus pandemic (1:03 stream from WGN). Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot encircles Chicago’s financial shortfall as defined by […]

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Chicago Police Ban Protests Near Mayor Lightfoot’s Home; Lightfoot Says Protecting Wife, Child and Neighbors Trumps Any First Amendment Rights

The debate about a public official’s safety versus the public’s civil liberties is raging in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood (Mike Lowe/WGN). A part of Wrightwood Avenue between Kimball Avenue and St. Louis Avenue has been […]

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Restrictions in Effect After Hundreds of Looters Target Stores in Downtown Chicago and Other Neighborhoods Overnight; 100 Arrested, 13 Police Injured

Hundreds of looters targeted businesses in the Mag Mile and River North areas late Sunday into early Monday, clearing out stores as 100 people were arrested and 13 police officers injured during skirmishes throughout the […]

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President Donald Trump Announces Immediate Federal Intervention in Chicago and Albuquerque to Confront Violence in American Cities

President Trump announced Wednesday that he is expanding the Justice Department’s “Operation Legend” program to Chicago and Albuquerque, days after threatening federal intervention to confront violence in American cities. President Donald Trump and Attorney General […]

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Chicago Alderman Ray Lopez Who Clashed with a Profane Mayor Lori Lightfoot at Teleconference on May 31, 2020 Now Reports Gang Retaliation at Home

Alderman Lopez speaks discusses gang retaliation after bricks were thrown through windows at his Brighton Park home on Artesian Avenue (WGN News). A Chicago alderman, who had a verbal encounter with Mayor Lori Lightfoot during […]

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Press Conference by Sheriff Grady Judd in Polk County Florida Shows Bold Difference Compared to Mayor Lori Lightfoot in Chicago

A contrast of law and order comparing Cook County, Illinois to Polk County, Florida. On June 1, 2020 Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told rioters and looters not to take their criminal conduct into the […]

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Mayor Lightfoot Administers Too Little, Too Late; Chicago Suffers Extensive Damage as Administration Fails to Filter Riot Action from Protest Action

A Chicago police officer told CBS 2’s Dave Savini that Macy’s was ‘lost’ to looters. Small groups of Chicago police officers were frequently isolated and at risk when rioters surround them, and police response teams […]

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Atlanta Mayor Scolds Violent Protestors: Not in the Spirit of MLK Because Atlanta Wasn’t Burned When MLK Was Assassinated

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms addresses the protests outside the CNN Center over the death of George Floyd. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms clarifies the destructive actions of rioters that have no purpose. Compare to […]

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Mayor Lightfoot Announces Her Choice for Chicago Police Department Superintendent as Former Dallas Police Chief David Brown

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday evening, April 2, 2020 her choice as new police superintendent as David Brown, the former police chief of Dallas. Before the announcement, Mayor Lightfoot expressed her gratitude and praise to […]