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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Nine New Weed Dispensaries Could Be Cleared To Open At Special March Meeting

River North and West Loop dispensaries could be approved at the March 6 meeting.

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‘Poverty Is Killing Us — All Of Us’: Lightfoot Pledges To End Generational Poverty

Approximately 22 percent of Chicagoans fall below the Federal Poverty Level, which is an annual income of $26,200 for a family of four.

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Rohingya Refugees, ‘Citizens Of Nowhere,’ Find Support And A Sense Of Home On Devon Avenue

Nearly 2,000 Rohingya people are now living in Chicago, making the city home to the largest Rohingya population in the country.