Ald. Jason Ervin, top left, Jasmine Jackson, center, Beverly Miles, top right, Miguel Bautista, bottom left, and Justina Winfrey, bottom right, are running for 28th Ward alderman. A photo of Theresa Rayford was unavailable.Provided

Every Candidate In This West Side Race Might Get Knocked Off The Ballot (Once Again) — Except The Sitting Alderman

All seven candidates challenging incumbent Ald. Jason Ervin were bounced from the 28th Ward ballot in 2015. This time, four candidates face challenges — could it happen again?

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published
Citywide Primary category in which blog post is published

In 2020, Cook County Voters Cast Ballots For Judges In Historic Numbers

Voters kicked out one judge up for retention and brought four others to the brink, marking the second election in a row that a Cook County judge lost a retention bid.

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

Coronavirus Outbreak At West Side Shelter Reveals Risks To People Who Are Homeless

"Until we are able to find a viable housing solution, it will be very hard to come up with any public health solutions," said Richard Ducatenzeiler, executive director of Franciscan Outreach.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

My Block, My Hood, My City Needs Volunteers To Light Up King Drive Saturday

The nonprofit is inviting volunteers to decorate a 12-mile stretch of King Drive Saturday. A free concert and tree lighting ceremony will be broadcast virtually, too.