One man tries to break into the bait truck (left). Officers listen to an activist tell them to remove the truck (right).Norfolk Southern; Charles Mckenzie

‘Bait Truck’ Backlash: Cops Setting Up Poor Residents To Steal ‘Unacceptable,’ Leaders Say

A deaf man arrested in "Operation Trailer Trap" was looking for food on one of the "bait trucks," reports say.

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published
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Anyone Who Receives Government Assistance Can Now Get A Big Discount On The Internet In Chicago

The Internet Essentials program is making it so anyone who participates in at least one government assistance program can get discounted broadband in Chicago.

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Little Victories, A New Bar And Restaurant In Former Anthem Space On Division Street, Opening Soon

The Wicker Park sports bar is gone, and the new place will now be "more in in-line with the neighborhood evolution over the past 10 years," an owner said this week.