Lori Lightfoot

Exclusive: A Conversation With Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot – Facing The Challenges As The Windy City Emerges From The Pandemic

In BET.com’s latest ‘Conversation With the Mayor’ we go to Chicago where the mayor explains how she has dealt with crime, the economy and other issues and how it has framed her.
09/20/2022

Chicago Bans Unaccompanied Minors From Millennium Park On Weekend Evenings After Shooting

“This new policy will be strictly enforced and violations will be dealt with swiftly,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said in a statement.
05/16/2022

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says She Will Run For A Second Term

She told the Sun-Times she’s still deciding when she’s going to make a formal announcement.
04/29/2022

Business Mogul Willie Wilson Announces Run for Chicago Mayor

The longtime businessman and philanthropist says his former endorsement of current mayor Lightfoot was a ‘hell of a mistake.’
04/12/2022

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Denies Using Profanity Over Columbus Statue Deal

A city attorney filed a defamation lawsuit.
03/07/2022

Defamation Lawsuit Accuses Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Of Using Extreme Profanity Over Columbus Statue Deal

A city attorney says the mayor damaged his reputation as a lawyer.
03/04/2022

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Tests Positive For COVID-19 Just After Closing Deal To Reopen Schools

The breakthrough infection comes after she negotiated a return to classrooms for teachers fearful of the virus.
01/12/2022

The View’s Sunny Hostin Criticizes Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot For Not Wearing A Mask

“I think optics do matter.”
10/20/2021

Chicago Mayor Proposes Ordinance To Seize Gang Assets

Lori Lightfoot hopes to reduce violence.
09/12/2021