Left to right: Incumbent Ald. Pat O’Connor (40th) and candidate Ugo Okere.Photo by Alex V. Hernandez

Ald. O’Connor Accused Again Of Racism Following 40th Ward Forum: ‘Out Of Touch And Cruel,’ Candidate Says

Aldermanic candidate Ugo Okere said O'Connor was trying to portray him as a “black boogyman” during a heated forum.

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Injured Deer Removed From CTA Tracks Had To Be Euthanized, City Says

The deer suffered a severely broken back leg, open wounds and multiple fractures.

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Man Tried To Lure Girl, 16, Into His Car In West Loop, Police Say

The incident happened Tuesday evening in the 1400 block of West Adams Street, police said.

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Little Village Shooting Kills David Quiroz, 33

David Quiroz, 33, was shot to death Tuesday night in the 2700 block of South Kolin Avenue, officials said.