Chicago’s recently elected mayor, Lori Lightfoot, has fired the Windy City’s top cop, Superintendent Eddie Johnson, over the “intolerable lies” she says he told her about what caused him to be found asleep at the wheel in October.
Chicago Police Chief Eddie Johnson announced his decision to retire Thursday morning at the department’s headquarters.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) took her 2020 campaign for the Democrat presidential nomination to Chicago on Tuesday, where she joined striking members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) on the picket lines.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is working to elevate her status as one of the most outspoken pro-union presidential candidates and is expected to join teachers in Chicago on Tuesday as part of their ongoing strike, visiting a South Austin elementary school and “picketing with teachers and American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten,” according to local reports.
Chicago teachers began a planned strike Thursday morning after many unsuccessful attempts to reach a deal regarding contract negotiations.
A suspect in Chicago allegedly shot and killed four of his neighbors as they ate dinner on Saturday evening on the city’s Northwest Side.
Chicago has tied for first place as the city with the highest sales tax in the nation, according to a recent sales tax rates report.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is in hot water after she made a comment on a hot mic calling a Chicago Fraternal Order of Police Official “a clown.”
At least 43 people were shot, two fatally, over the weekend in gun-controlled Chicago. The fatalities were men who were both victims of drive-by shootings.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rejects claims gun control has failed her city and instead blames states without as many gun laws.
Potential raids in more than 10 major U.S. cities slated for Sunday.