The vintage apartment building at 1759 N. Sawyer Ave.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Humboldt Neighbors Fought To Save Their Apartment Building Near The 606 — And It May Have Backfired

Residents of a vintage flat next to The 606 killed a developer's plan to add onto the building. He says he wouldn't have kicked them out. But a new developer with a smaller project just might.

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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.