Dalia Aragon, a member of Israel’s Gifts of Hope, with children who helped build the ofrenda.ALEX V. HERNANDEZ/ BLOCK CLUB CHICAGO

Families Remember Those Lost To Gun Violence With Día De Los Muertos Altar In Irving Park

Neighbors can drop by the second floor of HANA Center, 4300 N. California Ave., to view the ofrenda or add to it from Friday afternoon through Saturday at 8 p.m.

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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.