Melissa McIntyre, executive director of the Edison Park Chamber of Commerce, speaks to the crowd Tuesday night.Alex Hernandez / Block Club Chicago

‘He Wanted To Make Everyone Better’: NW Side Neighbors Remember Officer Samuel ‘Sammy’ Jimenez

In addition to placing blue ribbons in the neighborhood, over $500 was raised for the family of slain officer Samuel “Sammy” Jimenez.

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Free Front Porch Family Portraits Offered By Photographer As People Ride Out Coronavirus Quarantine

Jackie Bravo Vicere of Irving Park started out with her neighbors, and now “People have been reaching out to me nonstop.”

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Chicago Politicians’ Zoom Call Interrupted By Porn-Streaming Hijackers

"Zoom bombing" is on the rise, the FBI has warned. On Tuesday, Chicago aldermen and state reps were the latest victims.

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Food Bank Packaging Meals For Families Affected By Coronavirus At United Center

The Greater Chicago Food Depository will also use the arena to store food to meet growing demand.