Chicago

Chicago Looters Attack Charity

Looters targeted a Ronald McDonald House—a charity that provides free housing to families with sick children—in downtown Chicago Monday morning.

Chicago Charity Frees Accused Terrorist and Burglars

The Chicago Community Bail Fund has raised millions in the wake of the George Floyd protests, which it has used to post bond for many accused of violent crimes

Police Shooting Leads To Widespread Looting And Violence In ChicagoA Chicago-based charity has worked to free at least 20 defendants facing felony charges from attempted terrorism to assaulting police officers as an unprecedented crime wave rocks the city. 

Chicago Mayor Flouts Stay-At-Home Order to Get Haircut

Democrat Lori Lightfoot told constituents 'getting your roots done' isn't essential

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot (D.) is on defense after she was spotted getting a haircut, flouting Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker's stay-at-home order that also shut down nonessential businesses like hair salons.

From Woke to Broke

Column: The political contradictions of progressivism

Elizabeth Warren"The fact is there is no more money. Period," says Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot. She's talking about the teachers' strike that has paralyzed her city's public schools—enrollment 360,000—for the past week. The public employee union is demanding more: more money for salaries (only eight states pay teachers more than Illinois), more support staff (Illinois ranks first in spending on administrators), more teachers per student. Their cause has attracted national attention. Elizabeth Warren joined the picket line.