Six of the 12 candidates vying to be the next 20th Ward alderman participated in a forum Thursday night. From left: Denard Newell, Nicole Johnson, Mena Hodari, Anthony Driver, Jennifer Maddox and Jeanette Taylor.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/ Block Club Chicago

Development On The South Side Can’t Leave Locals Behind, 20th Ward Candidates Say At Forum

The forum's focus was on affordable housing and holding big-money newcomers accountable to the neighborhood.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published
Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Police Now Say Shooting Happened In Austin, Not The West Loop: An ‘Error’ Was Made

The police declined to answer questions about the shooting Friday and instead directed a reporter to the department's Media Major Incident Notifications (MINS) portal.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Ald. Gardiner To Host Public Meeting On Point At Six Corners Project Next Month

The September meeting comes after several invite-only meetings were held in homes to gather feedback.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Cinespace And Saint Anthony Hospital Compete To Buy Former Washburne Trade Center Site From CPS

More than 200 Little Village neighbors came out to hear the two plans as some called on the city to hold off on selling the public land for now.