Logan Square residents calling for more affordable housing in the gentrifying neighborhood at a rally in 2017. Mina Bloom

Three More Chicago Wards Asked Tuesday If They Want Ban On Rent Control Lifted

Illinois has banned rent control since 1997. The ballot questions on Tuesday will be the second time this year residents will weigh in on whether the state should repeal the ban.

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Pay Muslim Woman Who Said She Was Profiled, Attacked By Cops $160K, City Lawyers Recommend

CTA surveillance footage showed the officers tackling her from behind and ripping off her hijab and face veil.

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People In Canada Goose Jackets Getting Robbed Of Their Coats At Gunpoint, Police Say

At least six people have been robbed of their jackets since Tuesday, police said.