Neighbors created a memorial in the 2200 block of South Sacramento after a devastating fire killed nine children early Sunday.Mauricio Pena/ Block Club Chicago

Don’t Judge Moms Whose Kids Died In Little Village Fire, Family Friend Says After Scathing DCFS Report

A family spokesman slammed DCFS for releasing the report after these mothers lost 10 children: "You can never imagine what it is to lose all your family."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Yo-Yo Ma Will Perform With Kids In A West Side Park After His Big Millennium Park Concert

As part of Friday's Day of Action against gun violence, Ma will be performing across the city at events geared towards building community.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Feds Raid Ald. Carrie Austin’s Far South Side Ward Office

An FBI spokeswoman told Block Club Chicago agents had "conducted court-authorized law enforcement activities" in the area.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Want To Break a World Record? Head To A Chicago Park District Pool Thursday

The Park District is joining in on a worldwide effort to break the record for the World's Largest Swim Lesson.