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

Petition For Chicago Police To End Bait Trucks Gets More Than 26,000 Signatures

Videos showing how Chicago Police used bait trucks led to national public outcry.

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3 Garage Break-Ins Reported In Little Village, Police Say

The most recent burglary happened Saturday in the 2600 block of South Millard Avenue, police said.

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18-Story Tower Would Bring More Offices To Fulton Market Gateway, But Neighbors Concerned About Traffic, Safety

A Rascal Flatts-themed restaurant was planned in the 800 W. Fulton Market tower at the old Mid nightclub and Isaacson & Stein Fish sites, but that plan has been scrapped, the developer said.

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Chicago Spent More Than $113 Million On Police Misconduct Lawsuits In 2018

CHICAGO REPORTER: The amount paid out for police misconduct in 2018 is more than the city has paid in any year since at least 2011.