Mass shooting by the Mag Mile; Lightfoot’s response

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Mayor Lightfoot changes citywide curfew after Millennium Park shooting

Lightfoot announced a Millennium Park curfew for unaccompanied minors after a violent weekend downtown.

During a press conference on May 16, 2022, Mayor Lightfoot announced she was signing an Executive Order to move the Chicago curfew up to 10. p.m.

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The horrific crime wave continues in Lakeview and Lincoln Park: CWB; GoFundMe Information now included

More horrific crime occurred over the past 24 hours. Robbers ambushed a man in Lincoln Park, shot him in his head after taking his phone.

Warning: the video from CWB is tough to watch.

Bally’s casino coming to Chicago Avenue and Halsted Street

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the Bally’s proposal as her final selection for a Chicago casino Thursday.

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From The Chicago Tribune: The Michigan Avenue crisis is getting worse

It’s not safe to walk down Michigan Avenue with a Tiffany bag anymore.

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4,000 electric scooters to hit Chicago streets and neighborhoods in May

Four thousand electric scooters — 1,000 of them integrated into the downtown Divvy bike-sharing system — will hit the streets next month and take their place as a permanent part of Chicago’s transportation system.

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Chicago to lift indoor mask mandate on February 28, 2022

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, CDPH Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady announced Tuesday the city will remove the mask and vaccine requirements for certain public spaces on February 28. This is in alignment with the State of Illinois.

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New Year’s Eve: Chicago will have the largest fireworks display of all time

New Year's Eve River and Lake Fireworks Cruise | DuSable Harbor | Nightlife  in Chicago
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Chicago to impose a vaccine mandate for indoor public activities; Announcement Tuesday 12/21

Breaking on Twitter tonight from WTTW’s Paris Schutz:

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Mayor Lightfoot calls on feds for more resources to help combat violent crime

Lori Lightfoot has requested that U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland send more federal resources to Chicago to help combat the out of control crime and gun violence:

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