Organizer Will Calloway (right) will be among a group of activists who will occupy the block in front of the Cook County Criminal Courthouse during the trial of Jason Van Dyke (left).Chicago Tribune/DNAinfo Chicago

Activists Will Occupy Block In Front Of Courthouse During Jason Van Dyke Trial

The occupation is being led in part by Will Calloway, who pushed for the release of a video showing the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald.

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‘Ladies Of Logan Square’ Events Aim To Unite, Empower Neighborhood’s Small Business Owners

"There [are] a lot of women who own awesome businesses in Logan Square. ... this is a great way to get those people in front of more people," co-founder Mary Nisi said.

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Scraped Knees, A Bee Infestation And A Bloody Concussion Leave Sabin Parents Begging CPS For New Playground

"Some transparency would be nice." Parents of children at the majority-Hispanic school in Wicker Park want to know if and when their children will get to play on a playground.

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West Humboldt Park Shooting Wounds Man

The shooting happened Wednesday in the 4300 block of West Potomac Avenue.