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Hundreds of Chicago residents meet with Mayor Lori Lightfoot to air concerns about violence, housing inequality

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Hundreds of people gathered on Chicago's West Side to talk with Mayor Lori Lightfoot about the city's most pressing problems, from gun violence to housing concerns.

Police chiefs conference continues at McCormick Place

More than 14,000 law enforcement officials from around the country are in Chicago on Monday for the annual International Association of Chiefs of Police conference, which has drawn protesters all weekend.

The conference, which is being held at the McCormick Place, aims to showcase different crime-fighting tools to fight violence. It is the largest conference of its kind.