The city is months behind on fulfilling residents' requests for new garbage carts. [Provided by Danny Cozzi]

More Than 14,000 Chicagoans Waiting For Garbage Cans As City Tackles Backlog

The city is trying to get rid of the backlog, but families have had to wait months for a new garbage can.

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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.