Chicago Police Officer Andrés Mauricio Vásquez Lasso, who was killed answering a domestic dispute call, was honored by thousands of officers at his funeral. Chicago Police Supt. David Brown spoke at Vásquez Lasso’s service — the first time he’s spoken publicly since he announced his resignation.

In the Chicago mayor’s race, sparks fly and the attacks get sharper between Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson at the first two debates of the runoff.

Furious alderpeople put the brakes on moving Taste of Chicago to Navy Pier because of Chicago’s first NASCAR race calling it a “scheduling disaster” by Mayor Lori Lightfoot.

And Illinois lawmakers debate the need for a new state flag.


Sandra Torres, NBC 5 Chicago and Telemundo Chicago | @SandraTorresNBC

Alice Yin, Chicago Tribune | @byaliceyin

Melody Mercado, Block Club Chicago | @melodymercadotv

Matt McGill, WVON 1690 | @TheMattyMatt84

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