Francisca Lino moved into a Humboldt Park church at 2716 W. Division St. 10 months ago to avoid deportation.[Mauricio Peña, Block Club Chicago]

Chicago Immigrants Horrified By Family Separations — Because They Know How It Feels

Chicago churches and activists are speaking out against family separation at the border, and recalling their own experiences: “My mom said when she set me down it was as if her soul left her.”

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Denying Rumors, Rahm Says He Won’t Appoint Interim 20th Ward Alderman To Replace Disgraced Cochran Before Election

Rumors that the mayor might make a last-minute appointment to fill Ald. Willie Cochran's vacant seat prompted one concerned citizen to start a petition.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Would Lincoln Yards, The 78 Subsidies ‘Deepen Inequity’ In Chicago? Coalition Calls For Study Before Vote

The area between Bucktown and Lincoln Park slated to become Lincoln Yards is “hardly blighted and not in need of a city subsidy," one pastor said.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Police Union Wants Feds To Investigate Kim Foxx Over Smollett Investigation

"I don't think justice was done here today," union President Kevin Graham said.