In a few months this Target in the Chatham neighborhood may be closed for good. Lee Edwards/Block Club Chicago

Target Took Taxpayer Money To Open North Side Store While Closing South Side Ones — That Won’t Happen Again, Rahm Vows

The city can't take back the TIF money it gave Target, but a new executive order will prohibit something like this from happening again.

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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.