Ron Onesti, president of Onesti Entertainment, said it would be irresponsible of him to put on the festival, given that so many businesses are already stretched thin for staff.
The lawsuit filed by the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans alleges the Chicago Park District breached a nearly 50-year-old contract when it removed the statue last year.
Mary Kathryn Cook believes the two incidents in her Near West Side neighborhood are linked after tensions arose over a Columbus statue and the presidential election.
Those still living in the camp were generally happy with the operation; days earlier, city workers canvassed the tent city, next to the Dan Ryan Expressway at Roosevelt Road, and spray-painted the unoccupied tents with an “X.”
Arturo Negrete was also cited for failure to yield the right of way and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
About 11:30 p.m., a black BMW X3 was driving south at a high rate of speed on Damen Avenue when it crashed into the back of a northbound CTA bus that was turning left onto Taylor Street, Chicago police said.
Deanton Thompson, 24, faces seven counts of felony charges in connection with a vehicle crash that left three dead.
The two-vehicle crash happened abut 6 p.m. Sunday at the Intersection of Harrison and Oakley, according to Chicago Fire Media Affairs.
Alexandria Kim, 65, was last seen April 5 in the 2100 block of West Harrison Street, Chicago police said.
He has been a more than credible alderman in his first four years.
Chicago police now say that the shooting death of an off duty female police officer on the Near West Side is being investigated as a suicide.
The woman, who was not the intended target, was shot in the left leg and took herself to a hospital.
In your arms, we found freedom to be as black as we wanted to be — free from isolation and racial animosity.
The burglaries were reported in the last two weeks of April, police said. In each incident, someone enters through the garage’s side door.
The 26-year-old was standing outside about 12:45 p.m. when someone in a vehicle fired shots at him in the 800 block of South Claremont.
Police are warning residents about a series of burglaries this week in the Ukrainian Village and Tri-Taylor neighborhoods.
South Side woman bilked out of $400,000 by financial adviser who used money to fund her film production company, lawsuit claims