A Ton Of Snow Is Going To Melt This Weekend — And That Means Chicago Could Flood. Here’s How To Help Prevent That

The Chicago River's water level is being lowered to prevent flooding this weekend, but officials said residents can do things to help, too.

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Grandparents Of Murdered Pregnant Teen Granted Humanitarian Visa To Attend Funeral Service

At the end of every phone conversation, the 19-year-old would tell her grandparents that she "would see them soon, and give them a big hug and a kiss," a family spokeswoman said.

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Urban Agriculture Community Planting Seeds For More Fruitful Relationship With New Mayor, City Council

Advocates for Urban Agriculture plans to deploy Ward Ambassadors to press the new administration for long overdue changes to the city's urban agriculture policies.

Meet The 6 Candidates For Pet Mayor of Edgewater — 4 Dogs, 1 Cat And A Dapper Goat

The campaign will last most of the summer and the winning pet will serve a one year term as Pet Mayor of Edgewater.