Leonor Torres, a world language teacher at Monroe Elementary, in the classroom with her students.COURTESY OF MONROE Elementary FACEBOOK

As Logan Square Gets Whiter, Neighborhood Schools Must Fight To Survive

Logan Square's public schools have made great strides over the years, but as the neighborhood's Hispanic population dwindles, they're running out of kids to teach.

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Cook County Takes Steps to Erase Its Regional Gang Database

Commissioners are set to pass a law banning the database and requiring it to be destroyed.

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Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing False Police Report, Will Have To Surrender To Cops

Once considered a victim in a racist attack in Streeterville, the "Empire" star is now facing a felony charge.

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Steve Madden Closing Its Wicker Park Store (Which Means Boots Are $20)

The shoe shop has called the 1553 N. Milwaukee Ave. storefront home for roughly a decade.