(ATLANTA) -- The parents of an 8-year-old girl who was fatally shot last year near an Atlanta fast-food restaurant -- where, days earlier, a white police officer shot and killed a Black man -- filed a lawsuit on Monday against Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- In the birthplace of the American Revolution, women of color are making new history. For the first time in 199 years, a Black woman is leading Boston, and all the candidates in this summer's campaign for mayor are people of color, including four... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released a highly anticipated civilian police oversight proposal that would create an independent seven-member citizen panel to advise the city’s police operations. The 17-page proposed ordinance was released Monday and would create a citywide Community Commission for Public... Read More.
(LANCASTER, Calif.) -- The mayor of Lancaster, California, is offering a raffle for scholarships, including a grand prize of $10,000, for teens who get the COVID-19 vaccine. The raffle is the city’s effort to combat vaccine hesitancy among young people as the state reports declining... Read More.
(LONDON) -- An American businessman with a penchant for loud suits. The actor with an “anti-woke” agenda. YouTubers with ironic campaigns. An intergalactic “space politician” who wears a trash can on his head. The incumbent Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is seeking re-election against... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Chicago's mayor says she's "heartbroken and angered" after a 7-year-old girl was shot and killed while in a car in broad daylight. The young girl was shot multiple times, and the man with her was shot in the torso, while in a car... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(CHICAGO) -- Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city won't open the vaccine to everyone 16 and older along with the rest of the state in two weeks due to a "quantum leap" in coronavirus cases.
By AARON KATERSKY and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(BOSTON) -- Kim Janey was sworn in as mayor of Boston on Wednesday, becoming the first Black person and first woman to hold the office.Janey became acting mayor earlier this week... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In New York City, which was the U.S. epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic last spring, the mayor is asking residents to wear two masks until at least June."Through... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News(CHICAGO) -- Chicago teachers were told to return to classrooms starting Monday as the teachers union continues to fight the return to in-person learning due to health concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic.If teachers do... Read More.
By JOANNE ROSA, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, who is running for New York City mayor, appeared Tuesday on "The View" and responded to criticism about a comment he made surrounding his living situation in Manhattan.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ERIN SCHUMAKER and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than 88 million people worldwide and killed over 1.9 million of them, according to real-time data compiled by the Center... Read More.