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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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.