Jose Navea and Andrea Andrade, owners of arepas restaurant Sweet Pepper, started the business after immigrating from Venezuela.Patty Wetli/Block Club Chicago

Chicago’s Immigrant Businesses Created $659 Million In Income In 1 Year, Report Says

More than 36 percent of the city's entrepreneurs were immigrants in 2016, according to a new report.

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Expungement Clinic, Job Fair Saturday Aims To Help Those Hurt By The War On Drugs Benefit From Legal Weed Business

People can get help clearing non-violent offenses, find jobs and learn how social equity applicants can enter the industry.

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Girl, 11, Escapes After Man Tries To Pull Her Into His Car In West Englewood, Police Say

The girl ran off and the man tried to chase her during the Wednesday incident, police said.

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Puppy Stolen From Animal Rescue Is Found On Street

The puppy, Smarties, has been returned to the Anti-Cruelty Society.