A top ally to Mayor Brandon Johnson resigns from leadership positions among accusations of bullying and threats.
This, as Johnson sees victories in campaign promises. Chicago voters will now decide on whether to hike taxes on million-dollar properties in efforts to fight homelessness, and the city’s paid leave ordinance is now increased to 10 days.
After a slow jury selection, former Ald. Ed Burke’s racketeering trial comes to a halt as an attorney tests positive for COVID-19.
And in sports, the Bears declare a victory against the Panthers, the Cubs hire the Brewers’ Craig Counsell as their new manager, and the White Sox lose their beloved play-by-play announcer Jason Benetti to the Detroit Tigers.
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