From left to right: Candidates Troy Hernandez, Hilario Dominguez, Aida Flores, Alex Acevedo and Byron Sigcho Lopez at a 25th Ward candidate forum hosted by the Pilsen Law Center.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

We Need More Affordable Housing In Pilsen, 25th Ward Candidates Say At Forum

With longtime Ald. Danny Solis out, some candidates want to see a community-driven zoning process implemented in Pilsen. But one candidate countered: "The buck stops with the alderman."

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DePaul Students Want Professor To Apologize For Column, Tweets They Call Racist, Xenophobic — But He Says He Stands By Writing

A student group is calling on university officials to censure Professor Jason Hill and the group wants Hill to apologize for social media posts and a recent column.

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Police Shut Down Rainbow Beach Park On Easter, Citing ‘Credible Intel’ — But Resident Wants Answers

On a beautiful Easter Sunday, drivers and pedestrians attempting to enter the South Side beach were turned away by police.

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$95 Million, 19-Story Office Tower At Fulton Market Gateway Gets Key Approval

Neighbors have been worried about the traffic Thor Equities' tower at 800 W. Fulton Market will bring to the increasingly crowded neighborhood.