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In this May 26, 2019, file photo, police detain a woman during a yellow vest protest with other groups in Brussels. The death of George Floyd has renewed scrutiny of immobilization techniques long used in policing around the world. (AP Photo / Francisco Seco, File)

Three days after George Floyd died with a Minneapolis police officer choking off his air, another black man writhed on the tarmac of a street in Paris as a police officer pressed a knee to his neck during an arrest. 

Temperatures hit 94 degrees, a record for June 2. (Pixabay)

The mercury soared to 94 degrees on June 2, topping the previous record of 92 degrees set for the date back in 1944.

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Next time you order takeout food, you can pair it with a premade to-go cocktail, thanks to legislation signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday. 

A woman holds a sign reading “Enough Is Enough” during a protest on June 2, 2020 in Old Town. (Evan Garcia / WTTW News)

Peaceful protests through the North and South sides on Tuesday marked the fifth consecutive day of protests in Chicago in response to the killing of George Floyd.

Demonstrators, who had gathered to protest the death of George Floyd, begin to run from tear gas used by police to clear the street near the White House in Washington, Monday, June 1, 2020. (AP Photo / Evan Vucci)

The protests have come just as communities across the nation loosen restrictions on businesses and public life that have helped slow the spread of the virus, deepening concern that the two factors taken together could create a national resurgence in cases.

Teens organized cleanups on the West Side. (Facebook)

Neighbors are taking care of each other, grabbing brooms, raising money and distributing food. “I’m cleaning up my community on behalf of my people,” said one volunteer.

Dance for Life (Photo by Todd Rosenberg)

Dancers, perhaps more than any other group of performing artists, have been hit hardest, both artistically and financially, by the fallout from the coronavirus. So this year’s Dance for Life 2020 event will feature a new virtual format.

Watch the June 3, 2020 full episode of “Chicago Tonight.”

A peaceful protest in Bronzeville on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 was organized by faith leaders in Chicago. (Evan Garcia / WTTW News)

Looting and unrest has largely subsided in Chicago as large peaceful protests against police misconduct continue, Chicago Police Supt. David Brown told reporters Wednesday.

Michael Mangan (Chicago Police Department)

Cook County prosecutors claim Michael Mangan, 36, broke a total of 82 windows at a Northwest Side elementary school, valued at $16,400, and did so because “the school ruined his life.”

A business is boarded up in Chicago’s Chatham neighborhood on the city’s South Side on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, following unrest over the killing of George Floyd. (WTTW News)

An increasing number of complaints that Chicago officials decided to protect downtown at the expense of neighborhoods on the South and West sides are “not true and illogical,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Wednesday.

Laquan McDonald’s great-uncle, the Rev. Marvin Hunter, appears on “Chicago Tonight” in 2018. (WTTW News)

A conversation with the Rev. Martin Hunter, the great uncle of Laquan McDonald, whose fatal shooting by a Chicago police officer in 2014 sparked widespread calls for police reform.

Dr. Allison Arwady, commisioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health appears on “Chicago Tonight” via Zoom on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (WTTW News)

Chicago has officially moved into phase three of its reopening plan. We discuss the public health implications of reopening with Dr. Allison Arwady, commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health.

Nonna’s pizza and sandwich shop on Randolph Street in Chicago’s West Loop. (WTTW News)

Despite days of protests, some which turned destructive, Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the message from business owners is clear: they want to reopen. 

A solidarity march in Little Village on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. (WTTW News)

There was a message of unity Wednesday as solidarity marches replaced fears of racially motivated violence. We visited Pilsen, Little Village and the suburb of Cicero for a view from the ground.

A unity march in Little Village follows days of unrest and reports of racially motivated violence. (WTTW News)

How Chicago communities came together to push past tensions that were feeding a racial divide. 

We get a taste of what some restaurant industry players experienced Wednesday as Chicago moved info phase three of its reopening plan.