Police are investigating after a threat was found in women's bathroom at the West Loop High School.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

Tougher New Whitney Young Attendance Policy Concerns Seniors Who Fear They’ll Miss Huge Events Like Prom

The new policy, implemented last week, prohibits seniors from having more than eight unexcused absences.

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Hit-And-Run Driver Seriously Injures Person In West Loop, Police Say

The person was crossing near the Ogilvie train station when they were struck by a driver in a Dodge Charger, police said.

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Chicago Parks Have A Race Problem, New Report Says: Black, Latino Communities Get Less Funding

Parks serving black and Latino neighborhoods are less likely to have capital improvement requests approved, according to the report.

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City Council Approves New Pilsen, Little Village Affordable Housing Plan

The city’s affordable housing requirement increases from 10 to 20 percent in a 7.2-mile area on the city's Southwest Side.