The 37th Ward — where nearly every resident is black or Hispanic — on The 37th Ward on the city's West Side is the one hit hardest by police ticketing, newly released data shows. DNAinfo Chicago

Wards With Majority Black, Hispanic Residents Get The Most Parking Tickets From Police, New Analysis Shows

Residents of one West Side ward said policies of doubling unpaid tickets just sends them further into debt.

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Dog Park Planned For Jefferson Park Stalls As Ald. Gardiner Pulls Plug On Funding

Now-former Ald. John Arena (45th) promised a group advocating for a dog park at Austin-Foster Park $100,000. But new Ald. Jim Gardiner says hundreds of neighbors oppose the plan.

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Another One: DJ Khaled Brings Miami Soul Food Franchise To Austin

Miami's DJ Khaled opened The Licking this week at 5045 W. Madison St., thrilling West Siders with its unique spin on soul food.