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?

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.