People gather outside of City Hall in reaction to the Van Dyke guilty verdict.Lee Edwards / Block Club Chicago

Northwest Side Neighbors Say Warnings By Aldermen, Schools About Van Dyke Verdict Were Irresponsible

Tactics like canceling sports games and filling the streets with police portray black and brown communities as “boogie men," one organizer said.

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After More Than A Century, Independence Library Gets A Home Of Its Own

Officials are set to officially open the Irving Park branch at at 4022 N. Elston Ave. Tuesday.