Daniel La Spata, 38, knocked off incumbent Ald. Joe Moreno with stunning decisiveness in Tuesday's election.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

‘Hipster Alderman’ Out, ‘Nerd Alderman’ In: Daniel La Spata Charts Path As 1st Ward’s New Leader

The community organizer and former policy staffer at Friends of the Parks says his win was part of a progressive wave in Chicago.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
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Man Shot By Police In Englewood Charged With Attempted Murder; COPA Asks For Witness Videos Of Shooting

Chicago police were not wearing body cameras at the time of the Sunday shooting, prompting the Civilian Office of Police Accountability to seek footage and information from the public.

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Downtown Shop Owners Clean Up After Looting: ‘This Is My Whole Life Savings’

Many of the shops were looted two months ago after protests demanding justice for the police killing of George Floyd. The latest looting came after police shot a man in Englewood.

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Pop-Up Coronavirus Testing Site Opens In West Ridge

The testing site will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sunday.