Homes on 17th Street in Pilsen in 2016. Stephanie Lulay/ Block Club Chicago

City’s New Affordable Housing Plan Is Too Little, Too Late In Gentrifying Pilsen, Aldermanic Challengers Say

Instead of the proposed 20 percent affordable housing requirement, the requirement should be 30 percent, one candidate said.

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Mugging Caught On Video Shows Woman Attacked While Cleaning Snow Off Car In Belmont-Cragin

The mugger ran toward the woman, knocked her down and dragged her on the ground before stealing her purse.

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With Family Chats, Foundation Aims To Introduce Al Raby’s Legacy To A New Generation

CPS CEO Janice Jackson, author Lee Bey and Chicago Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara are among the panelists.

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After Public Outcry, More Cops Will Be Sent To Albany Park, State Rep Says

A band of neighborhood groups came together to form a new coalition. That organizing led to Thursday's announcement, State Rep. Jaime Andrade Jr. told a crowd of 200.