Mayor Lightfoot Wednesday accused aldermen of using "offensive" language during a debate about guaranteeing LGBTW-owned businesses a share of city contracts.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she has terminated police superintendent Eddie Johnson for lying to her and intentionally misleading the public after he was found asleep in his vehicle in October.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she has terminated police superintendent Eddie Johnson for lying to her and intentionally misleading the public about the events that led to him being discovered asleep in his vehicle in October.
The Chicago City Council has passed Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s $11.6 billion budget plan by a 39-11 vote.
Mayor Lightfoot is not ready to ask local property taxpayers to make up for cash she hoped would be approved in the State Capitol.
Mayor Lightfoot is accusing Uber of paying off Chicago ministers and is claiming the company was trying to keep her from passing a new rideshare tax.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot crisscrossed the state Capitol Tuesday looking for help from lawmakers to make a Chicago casino feasible and shore up the city's budget.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is taking a politically risky trip to the State Capitol, betting she can win some changes that would improve chances for a new Chicago casino.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot took time Friday to visit with Chicago Public Schools students on their first day back in class following Thursday's resolution to a nearly two week long teachers strike.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is promising good news and bad news in the budget proposal she plans to unveil Wednesday morning.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants the Chicago Teachers Union to call off its strike before there's agreement on a new contract, but the union isn't having any of it.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city's property taxes will be increased if her agenda isn't addressed during the Illinois General Assembly's fall veto session.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is pushing two options for a Chicago casino. One calls for a casino owned by both the city and the state, the other calls for a privately-owned casino.
Chicago officials are considering an increase in ride-hailing fees for solo riders traveling downtown, in a move aimed at reducing traffic congestion and pushing more drivers to pick up passengers in the city's predominantly minority areas.
On Wednesday night, Mayor Lori Lightfoot received a wide range of suggestions from voters about how to solve the budget crisis.
Mayor Lightfoot Monday pleaded for leaders of the Chicago Teachers Union to make what she called a "real counter-offer" as the clock ticks down toward a potential strike that could shut down schools next week.
Chicago is about to become the largest U.S. city to eliminate overdue fees for library books and other items in an effort to remove barriers that deter youth and low-income patrons.
The new Field Office Director of Chicago's U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement office is speaking out against "Sanctuary Cities" -- like Chicago.
When the recreational use of marijuana becomes legal, Chicago's mayor wants its sale banned in the central business district, near schools and in residential areas.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has added her voice to the call for the banning of flavored electronic cigarettes in the city.