Several aldermen blamed the first-term mayor for not doing enough to protect neighborhood businesses.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lighfoot says access to downtown is restricted to only to residents and essential workers and the National Guard will have a presence in the city.
On Friday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a number of major commercial and residential streets would soon be closed to car traffic and open to pedestrians, cyclists and outdoor diners.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot reacted angrily Friday to President Donald Trump’s threat to take action against protesters in Minneapolis, accusing him of trying to “inflame racist urges” while encouraging people planning to protest in her city to stick to social distancing guidelines.
The Illinois House on Saturday passed legislation pushed by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to change the tax structure for a casino in the city.
President Donald Trump is ordering all churches and places of worship to reopen this Memorial Day weekend. But that order will have little effect in Illinois.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday that she is "cautiously optimistic" the city is on track to move to the third phase of reopening plans by early June.
It has been a year since Lori Lightfoot took the oath of office to become mayor of Chicago.
Churchgoers in Chicago could face citations for attending in-person services on Sunday, according to the mayor's office.
Chicago’s mayor halted a demolition planned at a coal plant amid concern that another dust cloud could cover parts of a neighborhood as it did after an implosion at the site in April.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the additional sites will enable the city to perform up to 10,000 COVID-19 tests per day by the end of the month.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city will be launching six new coronavirus testing sites around Chicago this week, one of which will be dedicated to first responders.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot laid out her plan Friday for reopening Chicago as the city tries to stave off the devastation brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois has spent tens of millions of dollars building makeshift field hospitals to prepare for an anticipated flood of coronavirus cases, but so far has not had to use the thousands of extra beds. That was exactly the plan.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday announced plans to open two more detective areas to move members of the Chicago Police Department closer to the communities they serve.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot responded to an early Monday tweet by President Donald Trump who criticized Illinois for seeking coronavirus aid. The mayor called the president's response to the pandemic "abysmal."
Northwestern President Morton Schapiro announced this week that commencement will be held remotely on June 19.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot reacted angrily when City Council critics accused her of using the COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse for a power grab.
As large American cities try various strategies to keep people home to limit the coronavirus's spread, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has balanced a blend of stern -- and occasionally scolding -- news conferences with lighthearted social media to drive home her point.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a temporary public health order on Wednesday prohibiting all liquor sales citywide after 9 p.m. to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Chicago’s communities.