Resident Gene Pierson addresses The Night Ministry leaders at a community meeting in Bucktown. The crowd included a mix of residents who spoke out in support and in opposition of a plan to relocate The Crib, an overnight youth homeless shelter, to the neighborhood.Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Bucktown Residents Divided On Future Teen Homeless Shelter, But The Crib Vows To Be A Good Neighbor

One resident was applauded when he asked: "You’ve searched for two years, and you couldn’t find a space that isn't a stone’s throw from an elementary school?"

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Police Union Wants Feds To Investigate Kim Foxx Over Smollett Investigation

"I don't think justice was done here today," union President Kevin Graham said.

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After A Decade Of Salvaging And Repurposing Old Building Materials, Rebuilding Exchange In Danger Of Closing

In an email to customers and supporters, one of the founders said the organization needs to raise $50,000 in donations by May 30 to stay open.

Promises, Tamales And Even Truth-Telling: Chicago’s Mayoral Race Hits The Final Stretch

In the campaign to succeed Rahm Emanuel, candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle talk neighborhoods and look for votes.