Chicago Police officers play basketball with kids at Shields Elementary in September 2017.DNAinfo Chicago

Chicago Police’s School Officer Program Needs Revamp Now, City Agency Says

The Inspector General's Office says Chicago Police aren't following best practices for the school resource officer program.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Rahm Allies Block TIF Reform Vote That Could Stall Lincoln Yards Development

Emanuel has said he is determined to push through the Lincoln Yards TIF district before he leaves office this spring.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Closing Heartland Cafe Might Become Residential Building, Owner Says

The cafe will be closed for a few months, its owner said, but he hopes to reopen — in a Rogers Park location — eventually.