In the wake of a homicide and shooting tally that was the worst for a February weekend in 18 years, the mayor said she “had a lot of very difficult conversations with CPD leadership.”
By Fran Spielman Feb 12, 2020, 12:00pm CST
Mayor Lori Lightfoot at a news conference about the Illinois Innovation Network and the Discovery Partners Institute’ announcement of a new project for The 78. Afterward, she addressed the weekend surge in violence. Max Herman/For the Sun-Times
Chicago “could have a mess on our hands that eclipses some of the worst years of violence” the city has seen, unless police get proactive and use all the tools available to them, Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned Wednesday.
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After a weekend of violence — including nine homicides — that was the worst in February in 18