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City Housing Program Brings Life Back To Vacant Buildings, Block By Block

The Micro Market Recovery Program helps low-income families to bring vitality back to South and West side neighborhoods hit hard by the foreclosure crisis.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Rash of Wheel, Tire and Catalytic Converter Thefts on North Side Prompts Police Alert

Police recommend parking in well-lit areas and installing a car alarm set to go off at the slightest amount of motion.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

Vic Mensa’s ‘Anti-Bait Truck’ Will Hand Out Thousands Of Gym Shoes To Kids At Site Of Controversial Police Sting

The project comes after police used a "bait truck" full of shoes to arrest people in Englewood.