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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Tavern On North Owner Brings ‘Irish Hospitality’ To 1930s-Era Wicker Park Dive Bar

Owner Frank Cosgrave discovered unopened bottles of 1930's booze when renovating the bar, where you can get a properly-poured Guinness.

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Uptown Seniors Blindsided By Removal Of Their CTA Bus Stop March Straight To Alderman’s Office

On Tuesday morning, a dozen seniors showed up to Ald. James Cappleman's office demanding to know why they weren't given notice about the removal of #36 stop at Broadway and Montrose.

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As Lightfoot Tackles Budget Crisis, CPS Near West Side High School Plan ‘Up In The Air,’ Burnett Says

With Rahm Emanuel out of office, the previously planned Near West Side high school is noticeably absent in CPS' latest capital budget. But neighbors aren't giving up the fight.