Preckwinkle had 60 percent of the votes with 79 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night.
Fritchey, a two-term Democratic incumbent, garnered about 45 percent of the vote with attorney Bridget Degnen getting 55 percent.
CPS officials are investigating a series of videos showing a dean at Whitney Young Magnet High School making racially charged comments.
Students noted that the national gun violence problem is especially pervasive in Chicago, where more than 2,700 shootings took place last year.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle endorsed the opponent of incumbent commissioner Richard Boykin in the race for the 1st District seat.
Marijuana industry interests are financially backing Cook County Board hopeful Bridget Degnen, who formerly regulated medical cannabis dispensaries.
The report by the Center for Municipal Finance puts a dollar amount on the wealth transfer that happens during property tax assessments.
“[Toni] Preckwinkle has a stronger base, but [Bob] Fioretti’s message may resonate more with voters,” said a DePaul professor following the race.
The county-issued SUV ended up abandoned in a ditch in south suburban Lemont Township in 2016. It had campaign materials inside.
The family of 17-year-old Tony Webb urged the city to devote more resources to communities that see the most gun violence, and stricter gun licensing.
During an announcement at the Billy Goat Tavern, Fioretti said the endorsement signifies that “people who believe in law and order” want change.
Dilara Sayeed has been accused of paying former Chicago Defender Managing Editor Mary Datcher $10,000 for a positive article about her.
Richard Drew, 32, was charged with misdemeanor theft for allegedly stealing signs bearing the name of Angie Sandoval.
Alma Anaya, a candidate for Cook County commissioner, says illegal campaign contributions have given challenger Angie Sandoval an unfair advantage.
The walkout at Senn High School is among the latest in a wave of student-led actions calling for gun reform across the country and in Chicago area.