Pete DeMay, left, and Jose Rico, center, are running for 12th Ward alderman against incumbent Ald. George Cardenas, right.Provided

Former Obama Employee And A Union Organizer Running To Unseat Ald. George Cardenas

The 12th Ward includes parts of Little Village, Back of the Yards, Brighton Park and McKinley Park neighborhoods.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

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.