READI is the Rapid Employment and Development Initiative, a radical new experiment from Heartland Alliance that could change how Chicago communities treat violence.Heartland Alliance

Radical New Program Finds Men Most Likely To Be Shot — And Hires Them

For 18 months, extremely high-risk people are given transitional jobs, cognitive behavioral therapy and legal and social services to help them pave a different future.

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Meet The Han Burger: Husband And Wife Duo Bring Chinese Burgers To Humboldt Park With New Takeout Spot

The Han Burger features Chinese burgers with pork belly or beef brisket, slow-cooked for 10 hours in spices with fresh cilantro, with hot peppers from Taiwan on traditional "mo" buns.

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Drivers Get 2 More Weeks To Buy City Sticker Before They’ll Face Tickets

Drivers can buy a sticker online or by going to a City Clerk office, Department or Finance payment center or a neighborhood currency exchange.