Facing community opposition, CPS has stated it won't destroy the Waters garden to build an annex at the school.Patty Wetli/Block Club Chicago

After Community Outrage, CPS Won’t Bulldoze Lincoln Square School’s Garden To Build $24 Million Annex

Plans to build an annex on the site of Waters Elementary's community garden have been taken "off the table," officials say.

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Cook County Takes Steps to Erase Its Regional Gang Database

Commissioners are set to pass a law banning the database and requiring it to be destroyed.

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Jussie Smollett Charged With Filing False Police Report, Will Have To Surrender To Cops

Once considered a victim in a racist attack in Streeterville, the "Empire" star is now facing a felony charge.

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Steve Madden Closing Its Wicker Park Store (Which Means Boots Are $20)

The shoe shop has called the 1553 N. Milwaukee Ave. storefront home for roughly a decade.