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.

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As Trump Plans To Bring Border Patrol To Sanctuary Cities, Mayor Lightfoot Pushes Back: ‘We Will Not Be Bullied’

“If anyone thinks they can come here into our city and terrorize our residents into the shadows, let me say this: They have another thing coming," Lightfoot said.

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Here’s What You Can Buy At Gucci’s New Psychedelic Pop-Up Shop

The luxury retailer opened the disco ball-encrusted shop in an old drive-thru bank in the West Loop.