Chicago Releases Video of Fatal Police Shooting as Mayor Calls for Peace

Anthony Alvarez, 22, died after a police officer shot him following a chase. A video showed he was running away, holding a gun.

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Hundreds March in Chicago, Protesting Police Shooting of Adam Toledo, 13

The boy was fatally shot in March after a police chase in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood.

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Mayor Calls for Calm as Chicago Awaits Video of Police Fatally Shooting 13-Year-Old

The body camera footage was expected to be released on Thursday.

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Chicago to Release Video of Deadly Police Shooting of a 13-Year-Old

The shooting has tapped into a tide of anguish and frustration in Chicago neighborhoods that have been gripped by recurring gun violence.

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on What She Learned From Battling the Teachers’ Union

In an interview, Ms. Lightfoot talked about how she hoped to rebuild trust in the system and eventually reopen high schools.

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Chicago Teachers Tentatively Agree to Return to Classrooms

If approved, the deal would avert a strike and allow some students to receive in-person instruction starting this week.

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Chicago Students Return to School on Monday. Will Their Teachers?

The mayor and teachers’ union are locked in a bitter fight over whether to reopen classrooms in the nation’s third-largest district.

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Lori Lightfoot Apologizes to Social Worker Who Was Handcuffed Naked

Police body-camera footage of a 2019 raid on Anjanette Young’s apartment shows her screaming and crying as she tells the officers that they had the wrong person.

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Life Without Parole for Man Who Killed Chicago Police Commander

“Justice was served today,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said after sentencing for the midday fatal shooting of Cmdr. Paul Bauer in the Loop.

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‘City So Real’ Makes Chicago the Lead in a National Drama

The director Steve James talked about his new docu-series, which uses the 2019 mayoral race and its tumultuous aftermath as the thread to stitch a larger American story.

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Christopher Columbus Statues Removed From 2 Chicago Parks

Crews removed statues of the explorer from Grant Park and Arrigo Park early on Friday.

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14 People Are Shot Near Chicago Funeral Home

The violence comes during a dispute between Chicago’s mayor and President Trump, who had said he would send federal agents to the city.

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‘It’s Got to Stop’: Atlanta’s Mayor Decries a Surge of Violence as a Girl Is Killed

Secoriea Turner, 8, was one of several children killed across the country over the holiday weekend. Her death has roiled Atlanta.

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Chicago Gun Violence Spikes and Increasingly Finds the Youngest Victims

Nine children under the age of 18 have been shot dead in Chicago since June 20.

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‘Everybody Will Second-Guess’: Liberal Mayors Navigate Protesters and Police

For Democratic city leaders across the country, the unrest in their streets is testing their campaign promises and principles.

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