CTU and elected officials were on hand for the renaming of the stretch of West Carroll Avenue in front of the union’s Near West Side headquarters.
The annual music extravaganza returned to Douglass Park in full force this year.
An off-duty Palos Hills police officer at the gathering returned fire when a gunman began shooting following an earlier domestic dispute, authorities said.
Protesters gathered in Congress Plaza Garden, at Ida B. Wells Drive and Michigan Avenue. Various activists, politicians and religious leaders spoke before the group marched north on Michigan Avenue to Wacker Drive.
El hospital improvisado en McCormick Place, ahora cerrado, le costó $15 millones a los contribuyentes
Al final, solo 38 pacientes fueron transferidos ahí para recibir tratamiento.
Cardboard cutouts and piped-in crowd noise were the order of the day as both teams finally began the regular season at home.
Nursing homes now account for half of all Illinois coronavirus deaths; protesters gather at Pritzker’s house
Nursing homes reported 1,583 new coronavirus cases and 395 new deaths in the past week, bringing a Sun-Times count of state totals to 2,368 deaths and 14,799 confirmed cases.
More than 1,800 coronavirus deaths have been reported in the state this month alone, but a vocal contingent of protesters say it’s time to restart the state economy immediately.
“The people need to know I’m still here for them,” Gardiner said of passing out the masks personally.