Mike Rudel shows the redness and bruising on his inner arms two days after an alleged shoplifter bit him. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

Bong Shoplifter Bites Bucktown Shop Owner, Also Chomps On Person Who Tried To Help, Police Say

"When you steal from a small business, you are stealing from us. It's personal. It's the same as taking a cell phone from my hand," said the shop's co-owner.

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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.