• Corporation Counsel Mark Flessner during a virtual budget hearing in November. Flessner resigned on Sunday.

    The city’s top lawyer resigned Sunday amid ongoing turmoil over the botched 2019 police raid on social worker Anjanette Young’s home and city leaders’ subsequent attempts to keep a video of the incident under wraps.

    Corporation Counsel Mark Flessner tweeted on Sunday afternoon that he “offered my letter of resignation as Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago. It has been an honor to work alongside my friend [Mayor Lori Lightfoot] for the last two years.”

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