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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Tatas Tacos In Portage Park Celebrates Holiday Season With 12 Days Of Tacos

The restaurant is also collecting donations for a special holiday meal at the Irving Park Food Pantry Dec. 19.

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King Drive Lights Up As Hundreds Of Donations Pour In To South Side Group

Here's how you can help My Block, My Hood, My City set up lights at South Side homes this weekend.