By Mary Dixon

Lurie Children’s hospital officials report a public health crisis – a spike in calls to mental health hotlines, many from kids worried about getting deported by the Trump administration. Officials in a number of large US cities, including Mayor Emanuel and Congressman Luis Gutierrez in Chicago, say they will continue to be sanctuary cities for undocumented immigrants. Thousands of students walked out of class yesterday in California, Colorado, Maryland, Washington and other states. They were demonstrating concerns about a Trump presidency, particularly about his comments about minorities … President-elect Trump is at his Manhattan home hashing out key foreign policy appointments … President Obama is in Greece … Chicago police report shootings were down more than 40-percent over the weekend thanks to a boost in patrols … Nearly 200 protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline are planned today around the US … Governor Rauner and Illinois House Speaker Madigan are to meet today after Madigan blew off the governor and Republican legislative leaders yesterday … The Bears’ Alshon Jeffery is suspended for PED use … The Bulls and Blackhawks are on the road tonight … Patchy fog this morning, partly cloudy today and highs in the upper-50s.



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