Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel greets members of Teamwork Englewood's Safe Passage team at the annual Safe Passage pep rally at Chicago State University. Lee Edwards/ Block Club Chicago

Teamwork Englewood’s Grant Will Take Some Safe Passage Workers From The Streets To Inside The Classroom

Teamwork Englewood plans to empower its Safe Passage workers to get involved in the classroom.

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Student Protesters Demand Lightfoot Live Up To Campaign Promises On Environmental Protection

Members of several youth groups protested outside the mayor’s City Hall offices to call for Lightfoot to reinstate a city department of environment to fight pollution and address climate change.

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‘Justice For Kenny’ Protest Planned Outside Richard’s Bar, Where Barista Was Stabbed To Death

The man who killed Kenny Paterimos was initially arrested by police but later released without being charged. Friends and family demand to know why.

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What Will Replace Auburn Gresham’s Closed Sav-A-Lot? Alderman Courting Multiple Grocers

Ald. David Moore hopes to fill the vacancy left by the discount grocer as soon as possible.