Lena Nunez was watching television with her brother Saturday night at their grandmother’s apartment in Logan Square when tragedy struck. A stray bullet that tore through a window struck the girl in the head. Within hours, she was pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital.
The governor has been the target of so many threats over his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic that the Illinois State Police needed a PowerPoint presentation to detail them all. Some blustered that the governor needs his “a— whooped.” Others described plans to assassinate him.
The largest African American parade in the United States, this year’s event was set for Aug. 8. A one-hour television special will be broadcast on that date to celebrate the history and spirit of the annual tradition.