Public hearings on the proposed police consent decree are this week. Kelly Bauer/ Block Club Chicago

Trump Administration Says Chicago Police Don’t Need Reforms Laid Out In Consent Decree, Sparking New Battle

The Jeff Sessions-led Justice Department called the all-but completed consent decree “dangerous.”

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Oh Deer! Blue Line Service Suspended For Hours As City Removes Injured Animal From Tracks

The shutdown lasted three hours, prompting commuters to find other ways to hoof it home.

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Shots Fired On Logan Square’s Busy Milwaukee Avenue Bar Strip Late Saturday, But No One Injured

"I'm upset, I'm really upset. I don't allow this type of stuff in my establishment," owner of Granero, a bar on the block, said of the shooting.

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Haji Healing Salon Aims To Be ‘Oasis And Sanctuary’ On Bustling 79th Street In Chatham

Aya-Nikole Cook, the salon's owner, hopes her healing and wellness business fills a void on the South Side.