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Fox News: Lori Lightfoot is the 'worst mayor in America'

Sports analyst is stunned the Chicago Bears are not willing to play in a 'dangerous' part of the city despite the mayor's gracious offer.

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Highland Park shooter indicted on 117 counts

Robert Crimo, accused of opening fire at Independence Day parade near Chicago, indicted by grand jury on 117 counts.

Highland Park shooter indicted on 117 counts

Chicago Jewish man chases away group posting white supremacist stickers

Lincoln Park, Illinois residents chase away white supremacists posting hate propaganda in their neighborhood.

Jewish man chases away group posting white supremacist stickersplayer

Confirmed: Four Jews killed in Highland Park shooting

Of the seven people murdered, four were Jewish.

Confirmed: Four Jews killed in Highland Park shooting

Watch: Aftermath of Amtrak train derailment in Missouri

A packed Amtrak passenger train travelling from LA to Chicago has derailed in Mendon, Missouri, with reports of multiple injuries.

Watch: Aftermath of Amtrak train derailment in Missouriplayer

Erasing medical debts in Chicago - because of Shmita?

An interfaith coalition erased medical debts for over 2,000 people in the Chicago area, inspired by ancient Jewish custom.

Erasing medical debts in Chicago - because of Shmita?

Chicago ward boss caught calling rabbi antisemitic slur

Longtime city superintendent was found to be in violation of anti-discrimination rules but was allowed to retire to avoid being fired.

Chicago ward boss caught calling rabbi antisemitic slur

Chicago suburbs targeted with antisemitic flyers on Yom HaShoah

Antisemitic flyers found in Chicago suburbs on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Chicago suburbs targeted with antisemitic flyers on Yom HaShoah

Hate Crime: Palestinian Arab allegedly attacks Jewish bartender with glass

Chicago woman charged with hate crime for attacking a Jewish bartender with antisemitic abuse and a cocktail glass.

Palestinian Arab allegedly attacks Jewish bartender with glass

Suppressing pro-Israel views at the University of Chicago

Free speech anyone? The University’s newspaper removed an op-ed challenging a noxious boycott request by anti-Israel SJP radicals. Opinion.

Suppressing pro-Israel views at the University of Chicago

'Are you lying or just incompetent?'

The mayor disputed reports of record crime numbers in the city, calling the reporter the 'rudest person I've ever seen.'

'Are you lying or just incompetent?'player

Chicago resident: 'We're living in a war zone'

A Chicago resident says she's 'living in constant fear' in the crime-ridden city after another mass shooting in broad daylight.

Chicago resident: 'We're living in a war zone'player

Maine teen arrested for plotting to bomb Chicago synagogues

18-year old accused of planning to use homemade explosives containing sharp metal objects to bomb synagogues and mosques in Chicago.

Maine teen arrested for plotting to bomb Chicago synagogues

Chicago police searching for man who threatened Jewish students

Suspect yelled antisemitic abuse at yeshiva students and their teacher, including saying "All of you should be killed."

Chicago police searching for man who threatened Jewish students

Locals want to rename a Chicago park for a Jewish writer who died in Auschwitz

Group of Chicago residents working to have city park named after Jewish poet who was killed in the Holocaust.

Locals want to rename park for Jewish writer killed in Auschwitz

Democratic congresswoman allegedly bribed to take anti-Israel positions

Chicago-area congresswoman under investigation on suspicion of bribery, allegedly promising to hire Palestinian-American as staffer.

Dem congresswoman allegedly bribed to take anti-Israel positions

Spate of hate crimes in Chicago

Five hate crimes reported in 24 hours in Chicago neighborhood. Police investigating.

Spate of hate crimes in Chicago

Black criminality must be recognized and dealt with

Soaring statistics of crimes committed by black youth can be changed, but not by pandering to perpetrators in court. We need a plan. Op-ed.

Black criminality must be recognized and dealt with

Synagogue and church partner teach a lesson of coexistence

In wake of Colleyville hostage crisis, Rabbi Ari Hart speaks about his congregation's partnership with a local African American church

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Chicago teacher with cancer refuses to stop teaching in person

Chicago teacher shares decision to continue teaching in person while battling cancer even as Chicago Teachers Union refuses to do so.

Chicago teacher with cancer refuses to stop teaching in personplayer

As pandemic drove Judaism online, Chabad bet on more than $137 million in real estate

Some 250 new Chabad Lubavitch emissaries were sent out during pandemic to help existing Chabad centers or establish new ones.

As pandemic raged, Chabad bet on more than $137m in real estate

Jewish security organization opens national command center in Chicago

Network coordinating security for Jewish institutions nationwide, has opened a command center in Chicago to monitor antisemitic threats.

Jewish security group opens national command center in Chicago

Chicago: Sukkah vandalized in Daley Plaza

Chabad sukkah in heart of Chicago vandalized on first day of Sukkot festival.

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Decrepit Chicago synagogue, used as a church for years, is being redesigned

A law professor and artist are transforming a decrepit former South Side Chicago synagogue into a green community space.

Decrepit synagogue, once used as a church, is being redesigned

'Empty promises' - Chicago student rips into mayor Lightfoot

A University of Chicago student slams Mayor Lightfoot for claiming that, 'crime is down' in the city following a deadly 4th of July weekend.

'Empty promises' - Chicago student rips into mayor Lightfootplayer

Where's Lightfoot? Memes of Chicago mayor Lightfoot telling people to 'stay home' go viral

Social media abuzz with memes of Mayor Lightfoot sternly enforcing the city's 'stay-at-home' order.

Where's Lightfoot? Memes of Chicago mayor go viralplayer

Watch: Chicago mayor outraged after spending powers quashed

Lightfoot was furious after Chicago aldermen blocked a vote on expanding her spending powers so she can avoid consulting fellow lawmakers.

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Watch: Chicago mayor, Lori Lightfoot, in heated argument over botched arrest

Early adjournment at Chicago City Council as tensions boil over in more police-related drama in the city.

Watch: Chicago mayor in heated argument over botched arrestplayer

Jewish student stabbed to death in Chicago

Anat Kimchi, a doctoral student at the University of Maryland, was murdered in broad daylight while visiting friends in Chicago.

Jewish student stabbed to death in Chicago

'Public enemy number 1' - Chicago mayor bashed for peddling race

Black conservative slams Lori Lightfoot, calling her the worst mayor in the country after she gets $10mil in funding for 'racism crisis'.

'Public enemy number 1' - Chicago mayor bashed for peddling raceplayer

Tucker Carlson: Chicago mayor, Lori Lightfoot, enabling hardened criminals

Carlson says Lightfoot has done everything in her power to destabilize the city and prevent law enforcement from doing its job.

Tucker: Chicago mayor enabling criminalsplayer

Jewish area of Chicago hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Multiple buildings in Lake View neighborhood defaced with anti-Jewish caricature.

Jewish area of Chicago hit with anti-Semitic graffiti

Reverse discriminaton - black hatred for whites

In the US, statements by black mayors echo the bigotry of white racist mayors of the past - just the direction is reversed. Op-ed.

Reverse discrimination - black hatred for whites

Chicago mayor heckled at press conference: 'Don't lie'

Democratic Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot repeatedly heckled by activist over allegedly lying about links to local organization.

Chicago mayor heckled at press conference: 'Don't lie' player

MLK Jr.'s niece: Blacks didn't vote in Chicago mayor alone

Niece of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. slams Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot for increasing race tensions instead of fighting them.

MLK Jr.'s niece: Blacks didn't vote in Chicago mayor aloneplayer

Chicago mayor: Interviews 'only for Black or Brown journalists'

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot celebrated her 2nd year in office by 'putting diversity front and center.'

Chicago mayor: Interviews 'only for Black or Brown journalists'player

‘Jews are Jews and they’ll deal with Jews,’ Chicago lawmaker on trial for corruption said

Chicago city councilman on trial for corruption allegedly made a derogatory comment about Jews in wiretapped conversation.

Chicago lawmaker: ‘Jews are Jews and they’ll deal with Jews’

In Chicago, a synagogue's congregation worry for its future - and that of its window

Future in question for Chicago Loop Synagogue and its monumental stained-glass window.

In Chicago, a synagogue's congregation worry for its future

Watch: Chicago mayor, Illinois governor booed at Sox's opener

Fox responded to Chicago's mayor, Illinois governor being booed loudly at White Sox's home opener with crime skyrocketing in the city.

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'Incompetent' Chicago mayor blames Trump for teachers' strike

Bill O'Reilly says he doesn't know who's worse: Chicago's Mayor Lightfoot or NYC mayor DeBlasio.

'Incompetent' Chicago mayor blames Trump for teachers' strikeplayer