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.
“I've invited him to come to Chicago. I'd love for him to walk the streets of the West Side and the South Side,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot clashed with Sen. Ted Cruz over the latest burst of gun violence in the city, claiming Monday that Chicago's decades-long crime problem is actually the fault of Republican-run states like Indiana – because they don't have "commonsense gun legislation" in place.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot's first State of the City address featured a series of new taxes and fees. If they're not approved, she hints that another round of big property tax increases could be coming. Political analyst Maze Jackson talks about it.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot holds her first state of the city address Thursday night. WVON radio host Maze Jackson breaks down her first 100 days in office.
A city in financial crisis with $30 billion of pension liabilities is just one of many issues Mayor Lori Lightfoot will address Thursday night, at her first state of the city address. Political analyst Thom Serafin weighs in on her first 100 days.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is moving to reduce the sting of vehicle fees and fines that have cost thousands of motorists the right to drive.
After a violent holiday weekend in which nearly 70 people were shot and six killed, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson met with the media Monday for their weekly "Accountability Monday."
Chicago's police department is following a familiar playbook for the July 4 holiday by flooding the street with officers and arresting dozens of people on drugs and weapons charges in the hopes of keeping them locked up during what is typically one of the most violent weekends of the year.
A Chicago police officer assigned to Mayor Lori Lightfoot's security detail has been charged with a misdemeanor count of domestic battery.
As President Trump postponed immigration raids across the country, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and other city officials stepped up their support for undocumented workers.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city's police department will not participate in a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement roundup of migrant families who have been ordered out the country.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot was still upset over the weekend that Chicago’s number two cop took his family to a Caribbean island.
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In another move to reform how the city conducts its business, Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Chicago will transfer day-to-day control of its $100 million-per-year workers' compensation program to a private company.
Video that shows a confrontation between a female high school student and Chicago police sparked controversy when it was released earlier this year.
A leader of the police officers’ union gave Mayor Lori Lightfoot a public tongue-lashing at Wednesday’s City Council meeting, and the mayor gave it right back to him.
Supporters call it the "Fair Workweek" ordinance. But some businesses complain it could drive them out of Chicago.
City leaders met Monday following another violent weekend.