Wicker Park Committee members collect votes related to The Crib, an overnight youth shelter that plans to move to the Wicker Park/Noble Square border in Bucktown. Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Wicker Park Group Says The Crib, A Youth Homeless Shelter, Has Their Support — With Some Conditions

Ald. Scott Waguespack is working with city lawyers on a plan of operation — essentially rules of the road that The Night Ministry must follow once The Crib is open.

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Cops Who Break Rules Will Get Fired, Lightfoot Says: ‘Some Of The Things We’ve Seen Aren’t Honest Mistakes’

"We will find you, we will identify you and we will strip you of your police powers," Lightfoot said.

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City Sending Security Teams, Trucks To Neighborhood Business Strips For Protection This Weekend, Lightfoot Says

The moves are part of "an effort to prevent the widespread violence and destruction we've seen" in recent days, Lightfoot said.

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On 13th Anniversary, Center On Halsted’s Windows Boarded Up Due To Anti-LGBTQ Threats: ‘This Is Not What We Created Here’

The Center On Halsted received anonymous, anti-LGBTQ threats saying "you're next" and that people were coming to "bust the windows out," CEO Modesto Tico Valle said.