Cole Elementary students chase big bubbles for their annual field day. [Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago]

‘You Work Hard, You Play Hard’: Carnival Ends School Year On Fun Note

"This is a safe environment, and so we want to keep it safe for them and give them fun things to do like you would a family," said Coles Elementary principal Charlie McSpadden.

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Inside Independence Library — Irving Park’s First-Ever Permanent Public Library (PHOTOS)

The new library's includes an early-learning play space for children and a YOUmedia space for teens.

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Scabby The Rat, A Chicago Icon, Could Get Outlawed By Trump Appointee: Report

"We named him, we raised him, and we have defended his rights in federal court before," Local 150 posted on Facebook.

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Police Say Same Burglar Hit 11 Lincoln Park Homes In Past Month

The most recent burglaries happened last week, police said.