Justina Winfrey, left, a candidate for 28th Ward alderman, and Loukessa Hawkins, said a man associated with 28th Ald. Jason Ervin’s campaign assaulted Hawkins and another volunteer and stole signed petition sheets. Heather Cherone/The Daily Line

Women Say They Were Assaulted By Alderman’s Employee While Petitioning For His Challenger

The man worked for Ald. Jason Ervin's organization more than two years ago, a spokesman said.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published
Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Man Drowns Near Pratt Pier In Rogers Park

The man was fishing off of the pier when he decided to go for a swim and never resurfaced, police said.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Car With 4 Men Tries To Lure Over Girl, 14, In Gladstone Park

The incident happened Friday in the 5900 block of West Bryn Mawr Avenue.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

What’s Going On At Wicker Park’s Gurgoyle Fountain? A $67,000 Restoration

The 1800s-era fountain marks the “epicenter of the neighborhood," a Wicker Park neighborhood leader said.