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Top Chicago news: Reputed mob enforcer ordered released from prison; museums, zoos to reopen Friday

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By Hoodline - Published on June 23, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Chicago.

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Outfit enforcer Mario Rainone has been ordered released from federal prison immediately due to health concerns amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.

CPS board to vote on removing police officers from schools

The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday will vote on a motion to terminate its $33 million contract with the Chicago Police Department and instead direct district leaders to come up with alternatives to the school resource officer program.

Read the full story on wttw.

After Floyd’s death, where does Chicago draw the line on police chokeholds?

Mayor Lori Lightfoot told the Tribune she still wants police chokeholds banned “in their entirety,” but did not say when that would be.

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.

Chicago to join state in reopening museums, zoos on Friday

Chicago will join the rest of Illinois in the next reopening phase starting Friday, allowing museums, gyms and zoos to open for business with restrictions in place. 

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.


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