Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot blamed the bloody month of June on a "perfect storm" of frustration with the pandemic shutdown and anger at George Floyd’s killing, heightening tension in violent neighborhoods plagued by open-air drug dealing.
A new battle of words is brewing between President Donald Trump and Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Governor JB Pritzker.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot did not mince her words Tuesday when responding to rumors that a case of "blue flu" was going around the Chicago Police Department.
The artist behind a “Scooby-Doo”-themed cartoon that was derided by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot as "racist" shared his side of the story.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Thursday that statues of Christopher Columbus should not be torn down in response to the death of George Floyd, because it would amount to erasing history.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasted the Chicago Teachers Union Thursday over a "clearly racist" tweet that depicted her wearing a police uniform while tied up to a chair and being unmasked by white Scobby-Doo cartoon characters.
John Chase of the Better Government Association explains why they're filing a lawsuit against the City Council over private conference calls.
A 20-member panel will review the Chicago Police Department’s policy governing when officers can use force, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday.
The head of the Chicago police union is blasting Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Bobby Rush over their response to a video which showed officers taking refuge in the congressman's office while looters ransacked nearby businesses during protests almost two weeks ago.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot is warning taxpayers that City Hall may dip into their pockets to bail out a big budget shortfall.
Distraught Chicago officials complained to Mayor Lori Lightfoot -- as looting and rioting in response to George Floyd’s death swept through the Windy City -- pleading for help and warning that the vulnerable had lost access to food and medicine.
A new poll finds Mayor Lori Lightfoot's approval rating at 75 percent.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Sunday via a Twitter post she was lifting the citywide 9 p.m. curfew effective immediately.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that the city will proceed this week with its next stage of reopening after coronavirus stay-at-home orders, despite days of unrest and violence.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot sounded off on the idea of President Trump deploying the military to quell unrest in Chicago.
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.