Theresa Siaw, 31, formally announced her run for alderman of the 26th Ward Sunday.Provided

Humboldt Park ‘Has Been Divided For Too Long,’ Says Activist Running To Unseat Maldonado

Theresa Siaw said she has a deep understanding of the issues facing Humboldt Park because she's worked there for years and personally experienced racial and cultural division.

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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.