Community organizer Rossana Rodriguez is running for 33rd Ward alderman against incumbent Deb Mell.Rosanna Rodriguez/ Deb Mell

Community Theater Artist, Teacher Running For 33rd Ward Alderman Against Deb Mell

Puerto Rican native Rossana Rodriguez is also a longtime community organizer who led her first protest when she was just six years old.

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Cook County Takes Steps to Erase Its Regional Gang Database

Commissioners are set to pass a law banning the database and requiring it to be destroyed.

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Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing False Police Report, Will Have To Surrender To Cops

Once considered a victim in a racist attack in Streeterville, the "Empire" star is now facing a felony charge.

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Steve Madden Closing Its Wicker Park Store (Which Means Boots Are $20)

The shoe shop has called the 1553 N. Milwaukee Ave. storefront home for roughly a decade.