Artist Tara McPherson in front of a new mural she's working on along the front of the Cards Against Humanity building. Alisa Hauser/ Block Club Chicago

Could Chicago Become U.S. ‘Capital Of Street Art’? After Embarrassing Mistakes, Plan To Save Murals Emerges

Streets and San crews blotted out work by famous artists across the city. Now, an alderman and a city agency are on a mission to celebrate — not erase — such work.

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Police Union Wants Feds To Investigate Kim Foxx Over Smollett Investigation

"I don't think justice was done here today," union President Kevin Graham said.

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After A Decade Of Salvaging And Repurposing Old Building Materials, Rebuilding Exchange In Danger Of Closing

In an email to customers and supporters, one of the founders said the organization needs to raise $50,000 in donations by May 30 to stay open.

Promises, Tamales And Even Truth-Telling: Chicago’s Mayoral Race Hits The Final Stretch

In the campaign to succeed Rahm Emanuel, candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle talk neighborhoods and look for votes.