Protesters shut down the Dan Ryan earlier this month in an effort to highlight gun violence in Chicago. Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago

Activists Plan To Shut Down Lake Shore Drive, March To Wrigley Field

Organizers want to "redistribute the pain and agony" caused by a lack of investment in the South and West sides, one person said.

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Suburban Couple Robbed 4 People At Gunpoint During Spree Of North Side Hold-Ups, Police Say

An officer fractured a hip while trying to stop and talk to the two, police said.

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St. Helen Carnival Offers Music And Rides For Ages ‘3 to 93’ All Weekend In Ukrainian Village

Admission is free and there will be 10 bands offering live music throughout the 3-day event.

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Ikea (Yes, That Ikea) Opening A Pop-Up On Damen In Bucktown … With Free Meatballs

Visitors can hang out in four different rooms at the four-day event, from August 23-26 in the former Marc Jacobs boutique storefront.