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Dreadhead Cowboy Could Face More Charges After Rush Hour Horse Ride On Dan Ryan [Video]

Dreadhead Cowboy Could Face More Charges After Rush Hour Horse Ride On Dan Ryan

Mayor Lori Lightfoot picked a man known as the Dreadhead Cowboy to help promote the Census, but now he's under arrest after a wild ride on the Dan Ryan Expressway during rush hour on Monday. CBS 2's..

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Protester arrested for riding horse along highway in Chicago [Video]

Protester arrested for riding horse along highway in Chicago

A horse-riding protester nicknamed the "Dreadhead Cowboy" was arrested after galloping along the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago, Illinois, on Monday (September 21). Footage shows the man holding up..

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DePaul College Prep Dedicates New Roscoe Village Campus [Video]

DePaul College Prep Dedicates New Roscoe Village Campus

Students and alumni gathered for a dedication ceremony for the school’s new 17-acre campus.

Credit: CBS 2 Chicago     Duration: 00:25Published
Mayor Lightfoot, State's Attorney Foxx Honor Memory Of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg [Video]

Mayor Lightfoot, State's Attorney Foxx Honor Memory Of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Saturday praised Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a tireless advocate for women's rights.

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Mayor, Firefighters' Union Sign New Contract, With $95 Million In Back Pay [Video]

Mayor, Firefighters' Union Sign New Contract, With $95 Million In Back Pay

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the union representing Chicago firefighters on Friday celebrated signing a four-year contract that will provide firefighters and paramedics with $95 million in back pay, but..

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot Warns Aldermen About Emails Sent From Fake Account In Her Name [Video]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Warns Aldermen About Emails Sent From Fake Account In Her Name

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office informed aldermen and their staff on Friday that someone has sent out emails from a fake account that was set up in her name.

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CFD Honors 9/11 Heros [Video]

CFD Honors 9/11 Heros

The Chicago Fire Department held a remembrance ceremony at 7:15 a.m. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and first responders will gather at Engine 42 to honor those who gave their lives.

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Chicago Holding 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony With First Responders [Video]

Chicago Holding 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony With First Responders

The Chicago Fire Department will be holding a remembrance ceremony at 7:15 a.m. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and first responders will gather at Engine 42 to honor those who gave their lives.

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Lightfoot Announces Plans To Replace Lead Water Pipes In Chicago [Video]

Lightfoot Announces Plans To Replace Lead Water Pipes In Chicago

The City of Chicago plans to begin paying to replace old lead pipes connecting the water to some people's homes and installing meters on those old lines to measure usage.

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AG William Barr Credits Operation Legend With Reducing Chicago Crime [Video]

AG William Barr Credits Operation Legend With Reducing Chicago Crime

U.S. Attorney General William Barr was in Chicago Wednesday touting success with Operation Legend to reduce crime in the city, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot said not so fast. CBS 2 Political Investigator..

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Mayor Lightfoot Slams President Trump, Who Admitted Downplaying COVID Threat Early On [Video]

Mayor Lightfoot Slams President Trump, Who Admitted Downplaying COVID Threat Early On

Mayor Lori Lightfoot accused President Donald Trump of costing lives in the fight against COVID-19, in light of journalist Bob Woodward's new book, which reveals the president knew as early as February..

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Lightfoot Expects Some COVID Limits On Trick-Or-Treating This Halloween [Video]

Lightfoot Expects Some COVID Limits On Trick-Or-Treating This Halloween

While she didn't say Chicago will follow Los Angeles County's lead and ban trick-or-treating this year due to the pandemic, Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday made it clear Halloween will look much..

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More Affordable Housing Planned For Chicago [Video]

More Affordable Housing Planned For Chicago

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a $330 million initiative to acquire and rehab 7,000 units for affordable housing, focused on Chicago's South Side and West Side.

Credit: CBS 2 Chicago     Duration: 00:42Published
Dr. Deborah Birx says COVID-19 spread in rural Illinois is most concerning [Video]

Dr. Deborah Birx says COVID-19 spread in rural Illinois is most concerning

White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Deborah Birx visited Chicago to speak with hospital CEOs and those on the front lines of the COVID-19 battle, including Governor JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori..

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City Faces $1.2 Billion Budget Shortfall For 2021 [Video]

City Faces $1.2 Billion Budget Shortfall For 2021

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday projected an $800 million budget shortfall for the rest of 2020, and a $1.2 billion deficit for next year, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a severe toll on the..

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City Budget Shortfall [Video]

City Budget Shortfall

CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot projected an $800 million budget shortfall for the rest of 2020, and a $1.2 billion deficit for next year, as the COVID-19..

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City Of Chicago's Budget Shortfall [Video]

City Of Chicago's Budget Shortfall

CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, it's called a "fiscal mountain that we must climb," Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday projected an $800 million budget shortfall for the rest of 2020, and..

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Chicago Announces 'Winter Design Challenge' To Come Up With Solutions For Outdoor Dining During Winter [Video]

Chicago Announces 'Winter Design Challenge' To Come Up With Solutions For Outdoor Dining During Winter

Mayor Lori Lightfoot has launched a contest encouraging Chicagoans to come up with solutions for winter outdoor dining, offering a $5,000 prize to winners in three categories: outdoor, standalone..

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Police Supt. David Brown Says Video Of Kenosha Police Shooting Was ‘Godawful To Watch’ [Video]

Police Supt. David Brown Says Video Of Kenosha Police Shooting Was ‘Godawful To Watch’

Mayor Lori Lightfoot also tweeted that she was “deeply disturbed by the video capturing part of the incident” in which Jacob Blake was shot by Kenosha police.

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Chicago mayor, aldermen disagree on whether or not to bring in National Guard amid recent violence [Video]

Chicago mayor, aldermen disagree on whether or not to bring in National Guard amid recent violence

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot got push-back Friday afternoon as aldermen debated bringing in the Illinois National Guard. Some council members said the guard is needed to control violence and looting in..

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Violence and looting erupt in downtown Chicago as crowds clash with police – video [Video]

Violence and looting erupt in downtown Chicago as crowds clash with police – video

Violence and unrest erupted in central Chicago on Monday following protests on Sunday. Earlier a man was shot by police on the south side of the city. Pockets of disruption on Sunday escalated..

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Chicago police ban protests near Mayor Lightfoot’s home, sparking First Amendment debate [Video]

Chicago police ban protests near Mayor Lightfoot’s home, sparking First Amendment debate

Should Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s block be off-limits to protesters? The debate about a public official’s safety versus the public’s civil liberties is raging in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood

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Firefighter Sounds Alarm About Giving Promotional Exams During Pandemic [Video]

Firefighter Sounds Alarm About Giving Promotional Exams During Pandemic

Alarms were going off for some Chicago firefighters this week. First, there was a COVID-19 outbreak at the Quinn Fire Academy, and now, hundreds are expected to gather in one spot to take a test. CBS 2..

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Mississippi governor responds to Chicago mayor [Video]

Mississippi governor responds to Chicago mayor

Mississippi governor responds to Chicago mayor

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A Look At How Businesses Are Being Scrutinized To Ensure They're Following Chicago's COVID-19 Operating Rules [Video]

A Look At How Businesses Are Being Scrutinized To Ensure They're Following Chicago's COVID-19 Operating Rules

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said some tickets have been issued for failure to quarantine after traveling from specified states, but how are travelers being tracked in the first place?

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Hundreds mourn Ruth Bader Ginsburg at downtown vigil as Lightfoot declares ‘In the name of Ruth, I will fight’


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FOP storms away from contract talks after Lightfoot demands 17 pages of disciplinary reforms


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Eric Trump’s take: President’s son tells Mayor Lightfoot, ‘we truly appreciate you,’ and ‘we’re all rooting for Chicago’


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Lightfoot to tackle lead service line replacement by starting small


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Lightfoot says Bob Woodward has some explaining to do about his explosive new Trump book


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Industrial polluters would face new hurdles to open under zoning changes proposed by Lightfoot


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Lightfoot dismisses Trump’s latest funding cut-off threat as ‘more hot air’


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Lightfoot warns of employee layoffs to erase 2021 budget shortfall now pegged at $1.25B


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Right And Wrong Ways For A Politician To Have A Haircut In Violation Of Coronavirus Mandates – OpEd

right and wrong ways for a politician to have a haircut in violation of coronavirus mandates – oped
This week, Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, has been the subject of much attention because of her on the sly visit at a salon in her hometown of San..
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Lightfoot says death of 10-year-old girl in Gresham wasn’t caused by police chase


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One of Lightfoot’s most outspoken City Council critics scores a rare victory


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False Information Escalates Anger At Protests Across The United States

false information escalates anger at protests across the united states
Watch VideoFalse information is adding fuel to fiery protests across the country — the president himself amplifying them.  This week, President Trump said “stupid rich people” were likely..
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‘I’m The Public Face’: Here’s A List Of Lawmakers Who Broke COVID Rules

Not all lawmakers have been willing to follow social distancing restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic. Democratic Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was photographed dining indoors Sunday, though..
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Lightfoot vows to do more to change strident tone of political discourse


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Cathy Smith, ex-backup singer who spent 15 months in jail for John Belushi's death, dies at age 73

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Lightfoot invites developers to table in first step of Chicago casino process


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Lightfoot’s security chief steps down


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Lightfoot fires key pot adviser


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Activists urge Pritzker to send National Guard to Chicago, claim Lightfoot ‘can’t control the city’


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Out-of-town protesters arrested near Lightfoot’s Logan Square home


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Journalist slams 'hypocritical' Chicago mayor for having police keep protesters off her block

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is being "hypocritical" by allowing the Chicago Police Department to prevent protesters from demonstrating on the block where she lives, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist..
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‘I Make No Apologies Whatsoever’: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Defends Banning Protesters From Her Block, Citing Safety Concerns

'I have a right to make sure that my home is secure'
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Lori Lightfoot’s Claim That Mississippi Gun Laws Caused Chicago’s Violence Is A ‘Pathetic,’ ‘Ridiculous Conspiracy Theory,’ Governor Says

'Failure of left-wing experiments'
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Lori Lightfoot defends ban on protesters on her block, citing her right to safety

Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended the Chicago Police Department banning protesters from the block that she lives, citing her right to safety.
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Virtual convention suits Lightfoot just fine


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Fran Spielman interviews Mayor Lori Lightfoot about her role in the 2020 Democratic National Convention


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Lightfoot makes no apologies for heavy police presence around her home


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Coaches call on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to better support youth sports programs to curtail gun violence


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Lightfoot blames recruit negligence for COVID-19 outbreak that shut down fire academy


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Lightfoot slams call for special City Council meeting


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Chicago, DC Mayors Speak at DNC Despite Unrest, Riots

Chicago and Washington Mayors Lori Lightfoot and Muriel Bowser were chosen to highlight the Democrats' message to the response of civil unrest during the first night of the party's national nominating..
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Lightfoot warns of layoffs and furloughs without revenue replacement money from Congress


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Chicago Mayor Lightfoot, DC Mayor Bowser, slammed for handling of protests, deliver message at DNC about policing

Mayors Lori Lightfoot of Chicago and Muriel Bowser of Washington, D.C. headlined a portion of the Democratic National Convention (DNC), discussing police reform and racial injustices against Black..
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City of Chicago removes Wisconsin from quarantine list

The city of Chicago removed Wisconsin from its emergency travel order list on Tuesday. States that have at least 15 daily Covid-19 infections per 100,000 residents are placed on the list. Wisconsin..
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Lightfoot accuses Trump of starving Postal Service to drive down mail-in votes


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Chicago Mayor On Racial injustice And Protests In Her City

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot about her response to protests in her city and a scheduled conversation on racial justice with Joe Biden at the Democratic convention.
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Mayor Lightfoot Continues To Blame Federal Gun Laws For Chicago Crime

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Chicago mayor praises police for quickly dealing with weekend protests

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Sunday praised Chicago's police officers for dealing with Saturday's demonstrations "fairly quickly" after they devolved into violent skirmishes.
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