Annette Aragon is a student filmmaker at Hope College currently working on a documentary project focused on the aftermath of Chicago's gun violence.Courtesy Annette Aragon

What Happens When The News Crews Go Away? Filmmaker Who Lost Brother Explores How Gun Violence Impacts Families

Filmmaker Annette Aragon's brother, Israel Aragon Jr., was shot and killed in Albany Park in 2016. Her first documentary “10-71 Shooting Aftermath" focuses on how families process grief.

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Help Clean Up Englewood Again! #TheHoodTakeover, Part 2, Is On This Weekend

Englewood resident Shamica Wilson is looking for more volunteers, cleaning supplies and donations to help clear garbage and debris off of 14 blocks along Racine Avenue. Find out how you can help.

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After Strike, University Of Illinois Hospital, Nurses Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

The contract includes hiring 160 full-time nurses to cut down caseloads, improved wages and more protective measures amid the pandemic.