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Police take action after Lightfoot threatens to shut down parks, lakefront

After large crowds were seen gathering at the lakefront yesterday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she woul
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After large crowds were seen gathering at the lakefront yesterday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she would use “every lever at my disposal” to make sure people abide by the statewide stay-at-home order, and instructed police to break up large groups.
By the afternoon, police appeared to be doing just that: photos surfaced showing barricades along parts of the Lakefront Trail, and a video showed officers telling people the trail was closed near North Avenue. There’s no word as to if those closures will remain in effect today. Reporter Fran Spielman has the full story…

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