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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

In this April 20, 2020, file photo, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot speaks during a news conference in Chicago. Chicago officials say the nations third-largest city cannot begin to loosen restrictions designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus before early June. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has said all parts of the state are on track for restrictions to begin loosening on May 29. But Mayor Lightfoot said Friday, May 22, that the city is not yet hitting the metrics in her plan for gradually loosening restrictions and that she is hopeful that can happen by early June.

‘Chicago is waiting for another candidate’: Lightfoot reelection to hinge on crime

Patrick Sloan-Turner, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

The year 2021 was the worst year for violent crime in nearly three decades. Over 1,000 homicides took place in Cook County last year. Crime — especially violent crime — is always a significant issue...

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