Chicagoans will be able to report potholes, trash can requests and more through a new city 311 app. Marco Verch / Flickr

New 311 App Allows Chicagoans To Report Potholes, Rats Or Employer Wrongdoing Anonymously — And Track City Response

Users can also submit restaurant inspection requests, report hate crimes and airplane noise or ask for a kit to test their water for lead.

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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.

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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.

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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.