The tent city was disassembled once more on Tuesday, with residents clustering on a grassy patch outside the Wilson Avenue pumping station.
One resident, Maggie Gruzlewski, said workers from the Chicago Department of Family & Support Services came by and told her she would need to move.
A demographic shift is underway in Chicago. People of Hispanic or Latino descent are now the second-largest racial or ethnic group in the city.
Last year, the board was evenly split on the tax, leaving Board President Toni Preckwinkle to cast a tie-breaking vote.
Board President Toni Preckwinkle said she “empathizes and sympathizes” with “the immense pressure” Cook County commissioners face from “big soda.”
Chicago Police Officer Bernard Domagala, who suffered severe brain damage after he was shot in 1988 by a former cop, was laid to rest on Monday.
Three protesters were led away in handcuffs after the tents they set up on Lake Shore Driver were dragged off the southbound lanes of the road.
“You don’t see that sort of thing in Rogers Park. It makes me feel special,” Reginard Adu said after riding to school in a Lamborghini Huracan.
Instead of going to work, Eleanor Mapp, carrying a suitcase with a few clothes inside, boarded an airplane and traveled 11,000 miles to Australia.
“People will say why this weekend, why not get them off the streets every day? The issue is these guys have multiple arrests…” a CPD spokesman says.
An army of CTA workers in orange-and-lime-colored vests flitted around the new station, making sure everything was working as it should.
“What Gov. Rauner did is take away the one tool we had to hold insurance companies accountable,” State Treasurer Michael Frerichs said.
Eddie Johnson’s surgery is planned for Wednesday at Rush University Medical Center, where he’ll be receiving a kidney from his son Daniel.
The Fighting Illini’s “war chant”— which some have viewed as offensive — will no longer be part of home games at Memorial Stadium in Champaign.
But the management company says an aquatic herbicide should make things better soon.