People who are finally getting around to taking a nice stroll along Chicago’s lakefront may be in for a rude surprise. Some overzealous red-winged blackbirds are dive-bombing people in an attempt to protect their nests.
The Chicago Department of Public Health is offering to vaccinate entire households — up to 10 members, 12 years or older — in a bid to get shots into more arms. Households will also get a $50 gift card from GrubHub.
A frequent critic of Mayor Lightfoot is continuing to question why Chicago City Council Committee meetings have not “opened up” the way the full Council meeting have since coronavirus restrictions lifted.
Chicago Public Schools officials don’t want staff to call the police, or even the school resource officer, on students unless it’s an emergency when there are “immediate threats of danger or imminent harm”.
With Illinois’ eviction moratorium set to end in August, renters are turning to the City of Chicago for help; but the amount of financial aid requested by Chicago residents far surpasses the city’s funding.
At about 1 a.m., he was sleeping inside his 2017 Hyundai Sonata in the 100 block of North Green Street, when three males approached, one tapped his window with a gun and demanded that he get out, Chicago police said.
Chicago police know who fatally stabbed a Maryland graduate student on a weekend afternoon in the South Loop and are “scouring the various homeless encampments downtown,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday.