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Monday, May 20, 2019 at 12:59 PM CDT

What Should Lori Lightfoot Focus on as She Becomes Mayor?

What Should Lori Lightfoot Focus on as She Becomes Mayor?

Now that Lori Lightfoot has been sworn in, there is no shortage of issues Chicagoans want her to tackle. Mary Ann Ahern reports. 

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 01:08 PM CDT

A Look Back at Lori Lightfoot's Journey to Becoming Mayor

A Look Back at Lori Lightfoot's Journey to Becoming Mayor

At the age of 56, Lori Lightfoot becomes Chicago's 56th mayor. Her ascension to the fifth floor of Chicago's City Hall is a remarkable one. Carol Marin reports.

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:52 AM CDT

Lori Lightfoot Honors Mom in Emotional Inauguration Moment

Lori Lightfoot Honors Mom in Emotional Inauguration Moment

Lori Lightfoot took a moment to celebrate her mother as she was sworn in as Chicago mayor Monday. 

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 01:11 PM CDT

Read Lori Lightfoot's Full Inaugural Address

Read Lori Lightfoot's Full Inaugural Address

Read the text of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's prepared remarks, delivered Monday during her inauguration. Lightfoot made history as Chicago's first black female and openly gay mayor.

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:45 AM CDT

Lightfoot Acknowledges History-Making Moment at Inauguration

Lightfoot Acknowledges History-Making Moment at Inauguration

Lori Lightfoot acknowledges the history being made as she and several black female officials were sworn in Monday. 

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 11:42 AM CDT

Lori Lightfoot is Sworn In as Chicago Mayor

Lori Lightfoot is Sworn In as Chicago Mayor

Lori Lightfoot is sworn in during her inauguration as Chicago's newest mayor. 

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 12:49 PM CDT

Chicago's Inauguration Day in Photos

New Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago's aldermen were sworn into office Monday.View gallery

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Monday, May 20, 2019 at 10:08 AM CDT

Jane Byrne's Daughter Offers Mom's Advice to Lightfoot

Jane Byrne's Daughter Offers Mom's Advice to Lightfoot

The daughter of Jane Byrne, Chicago's first female mayor, offered up her mother's advice to Lori Lightfoot as she becomes the city's first black, openly gay female mayor. 

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 10:04 AM CDT

Lori Lightfoot's Mother Cries at Daughter's Inauguration

Lori Lightfoot's Mother Cries at Daughter's Inauguration

Lori Lightfoot's mother got emotional as she sat front row at her daughter's inauguration Monday. 

Monday, May 20, 2019 at 09:45 AM CDT

Mary Ann Ahern on Lightfoot's Plans Once in Office

Mary Ann Ahern on Lightfoot's Plans Once in Office

NBC 5 Political Reporter Mary Ann Ahern discusses what Chicago Mayor-elect Lori Lightfoot faces once she takes office Monday.

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