Illinois officials disparaged a Kentucky grand jury’s decision on Wednesday to bring no charges against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor during a drug raid gone wrong, but they asked anyone participating in local protests in response to be peaceful.
The Illinois National Guard on Wednesday was deployed in Chicago at the heels of multiple protests regarding the charges in the death of Breonna Taylor by police.
During a news conference on Wednesday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot encouraged everyone to join her, no matter where they are, to take a moment of silence for Breonna Taylor at 7 p.m.
Ahead of the Chicago Bears first home game Sunday, the city still hasn’t said whether or not fans will ever be allowed at Soldier Field this season.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is suggesting local Democratic Party committeemen made a mistake today when they voted to dump a respected judge on the retention ballot this fall.
Newly released text messages show Eric Trump supporting Mayor Lightfoot's handling of this summer's riots.
Mayor Lightfoot is striking back at President Trump after he threatened to cut federal funding for some Democratic led cities.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot adamantly defended on Thursday a beefed-up police presence outside her home, saying extra officers were necessary to protect her and her family.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said her predecessor could have taken care of the problem while he was in office – but didn’t.
As Chicago Public Schools decide whether to keep police in their buildings, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is making changes to the city's School Resource Officer program.
Joe Biden introduced the breadth of his political coalition to a nation in crisis Monday night at the Democratic National Convention, giving voice to victims of the coronavirus pandemic, the related economic downturn and police violence and featuring both progressive Democrats and Republicans united against President Donald Trump’s reelection.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot again warned Sunday of rising COVID-19 rates, saying young people are behind the recent uptick.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot praised city police Sunday for “fairly quickly” settling weekend protests that devolved into violent skirmishes while activists and other elected officials blasted police for unnecessary aggressive tactics.
On Friday, Chicago officials -- under pressure -- pledged to respond forcefully to any looting, theft or vandalism attempts this weekend.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday announced the formation of a committee to review the city’s monuments three weeks after ordering the removal of three statues honoring Christopher Columbus.
“I think the mayor has lost the confidence and the control of this city. She’s listening to the wrong people and the wrong people are really leading this unrest in the city of Chicago,” he said of fellow Democrat Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) talks about why he thinks Mayor Lori Lightfoot's approach to stopping looting is hurting the city of Chicago.
The looting and civil unrest in downtown Chicago is putting Mayor Lori Lightfoot at odds with Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx.
'We are not going to let our city be taken over by criminals and vigilantes,' Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot took to social media to warn Chicagoans about potentially shutting down the lakefront if health and safety guidelines are not followed.