Nike converted an abandoned church into facility for teens to develop basketball skills in the West Loop.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

West Loop Church Becomes Incredible Basketball School For Chicago Teens

The Nike workshop is bringing 2,000 teens from the South and West Sides to the church aiming to bring communities “together through the power of sport."

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Harold’s Chicken On 87th Street Closes Permanently

The popular location closed after nearly 30 years, but fans of Harold's Chicken #55 can still get their fix down the street.

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Steinmetz College Prep Votes To Keep Police Officers On Campus

The Belmont Cragin high school is the latest school that has opted to keep officers in place.

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Desperate To Stop Coronavirus Spread, Illinois Cracks Down On Anti-Maskers: ‘Prove Us Wrong’

Illinois mandates people wear masks when unable to social distance in public — but not everyone is following the rules.