A police officer tells dog owners in Maplewood Park's field to keep their dogs on leashes. Alisa Hauser/ Block Club Chicago

Annoyed Neighbors Shut Down New (Illegal) Hot Spot For Off-Leash Dogs In Maplewood Park

"Today, my 2-year-old son was jumped on by a dog as big as he is, and the owner was apathetic at best," a concerned father who lives near the park said.

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With Chicago’s Official Fireworks Canceled, Neighbors Stage Rogue Displays

VIDEO & PHOTOS: Block Club photographer Colin Boyle captured neighbors celebrating in South Shore, Lincoln Park and on the Near West Side.

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8 Shot, 4 Fatally, In Englewood Shooting, Police Say

A 14-year-old boy was among those killed. Two boys, ages 11 and 15, were among those injured, police said.

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7-Year-Old Girl Shot And Killed While Visiting Relatives On July 4th

Natalie Wallace, an East Side resident, was killed Saturday night in another act of violence against a Chicago child.