More than 100 neighbors and concerned citizens gathered at Hermosa Park earlier this month for an outdoor roll call with police and local officials following the shooting death of 2-year-old Julien Gonzalez.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

‘Society Should Not Accept This’: After Toddler Shot Dead In Alley, Neighbors Rally To Find Killer

The boy, identified as 2-year-old Julien Gonzalez, was caught in the crossfire Saturday night while with his parents at a family party in Hermosa.

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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.

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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.

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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.