The state of Illinois comes to Chicago’s rescue as Gov. J.B. Pritzker announces $160 million in aid to assist with the city’s ongoing migrant crisis.
Meanwhile, Mayor Brandon Johnson says migrants will be limited to 60 days in city shelters.
The City Council rubber-stamps Johnson’s $16.6 billion budget.
Testimony is underway in the historic trial of the once powerful former Ald. Ed Burke after a weeklong COVID-19 delay.
And in sports, the Cubs officially introduce their new manager, Craig Counsell. The Bulls’ early season failures spark Zach Lavine trade rumors. And Justin Fields gets ready to make his return from a hand injury against the mighty Detroit Lions.
Maggie Hendricks, Olympics.com | @maggiehendricks
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