At Nixon Elementary's old playground, kids were getting hurt when they slid down the cracked slide (bottom right) and bounded through the patched up bridge (top right).Provided

Dangerous Hermosa Playground Replaced After Parents ‘Kept Knocking’ On Closed Doors

For years, kids were "slicing open legs and arms" on the dangerous equipment. But thanks to dedicated parents and supporters, that's about to change.

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After More Than A Century, Independence Library Gets A Home Of Its Own

Officials are set to officially open the Irving Park branch at at 4022 N. Elston Ave. Tuesday.