We spoke with four Chicago college students graduating this year about how the pandemic shook up their college experiences, their finances and their mental health.
The lightness in the mural near the Wilson Avenue L station is meant to draw people to its image of a father holding the lifeless body of his daughter — a comment on the lives lost in the Syrian and Afghan wars.
The mayor said she has asked Police Superintendent David Brown for a “fixed post of uniformed officers at the intersection of State and Chicago and a separate fixed post in the Red Line station.”
Shootings are up 225% in the 18th District, which includes the McDonald’s where the mass shooting occurred. In the 1st District, which covers parts of downtown and the Loop, shootings are up 100%.