Pride Parade / Women’s Sanctuary City / Baby Shot Dead / Kenny Chesney
After the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling on Friday that effectively overturned the landmark 1973 decision Roe v. Wade who made abortion legal for women across the country, Mayor Lori Lightfoot has declared Chicago a sanctuary city for women.
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- Local road construction has slowed in part due to a labor dispute with heavy equipment operators affecting stone quarries in the Chicago area. International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 officials say quarry owners negotiated in bad faith, reports Jonah Meadows. (Patch)
- Chicago is home to the first-ever black-owned sliced bread company. The Black Bread Company launched in 2021 and is on a mission to inspire school children and empower community members to invest in what has grown into a $51 million business. (Patch)
- A 19-year-old man has been charged with shooting at a police station in Rogers Park. Lanny Cantway is accused of firing a semi-automatic pistol into the building. (Patch)
- A five-month-old girl was shot in the head in the Rive-Sud district on Friday evening. “She’s a five-month-old baby. Nine months, she carried that baby, fed that baby. And it takes a fool to unload that gun and take the baby’s life,” said activist Andrew Holmes. (CNB5)
- “The New Hulu Show the bearlocated in a Chicago Italian beef restaurant much like Mr. Beef on Orleans Street, earned critical acclaim for its accuracy in portraying fast-paced restaurant cuisine. But Chicagoans, ever sensitive to coastal patronizing, have an unerring eye for spotting inaccuracies in how the city is portrayed onscreen,” writes Aimee Levitt.Eater)
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