Ald. Deb Mell giives remarks at Carl Von Linne Elementary, one of the participating schools, on Thursday morning.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Frustrated By City’s Slow Lead Testing Process, Ald. Deb Mell Launches Program To Get 200 CPS Families’ Water Tested

"It is kind of scary when you realize what's in your water and you're hoping it's not something dangerous," one student said.

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25th Ward Runoff: Byron Sigcho Lopez, Alex Acevedo Set To Square Off At West Loop Forum Monday

It's a heated race with Ald. Danny Solis gone, as the 25th Ward will soon have a new leader for the first time in more than two decades.

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Army Of Lawyers Will Be Watching 25th Ward Polling Places On Election Day In Response To Vote Buying, Fraud Allegations

In February, some fourth precinct voters said they were given $20 gift cards in exchange for a vote for candidate Byron Sigcho Lopez.

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Belmont-Cragin Elementary School Is Getting A New $44 Million State-Of-The-Art Building

Belmont Cragin is home to the fastest growing Latino population in the state, according to a local nonprofit.