Evanston, a Chicago suburb, plans to distribute $10 million over 10 years for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery.
The plan cuts nearly $8 million from the $179 million policing budget and redirects it to mental health teams, violence prevention programs and other initiatives.
Places that once seemed safely removed from COVID-19 are now grappling with their own crises.
The City Council voted 18-1 to rename the sewage plant after the comedian, who went on an expletive-filled rant against Danbury in August.
Previously, the Republican governor sued Atlanta's mayor and City Council to block them from making masks mandatory in the city.
The Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved a plan to allow the elimination of its police department. But what would dismantling law enforcement look like?
A District of Columbia election proves candidates who want to defund the police can win city council posts that give them direct power over police funding.
Wylie Mayor Eric Hogue cites biblical passage saying women should "keep silence in the churches."
The West Coast city is getting more active about preventing homelessness.
The city council is expected to pass a bill aiming to protect New Yorkers who don't have bank accounts.