A community policing officer with the 12th Police District (in red) listens to input from residents.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Police District Teams Up With Neighbors To Craft First-Ever ‘Crime Reduction Strategic Plan’

"Beat meetings are nice, but you don't get this interaction," Sgt. Adam Henkels said of the Bucktown meeting.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published
Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Molotov Cocktails Found Outside Lakeview Synagogue Won’t Deter Congregation: ‘We Will Rise Above The Fear … Arsonist Hoped To Instill’

Police are trying to identify the man captured on surveillance video outside Anshe Sholom B'nai Israel Congregation in the 500 block of West Melrose Street.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Feminista Jones To Discuss The Power Of Black Women On Twitter At Two Chicago Events

The writer and activist will discuss complexities of race, class and gender with Block Club Chicago's Jamie Nesbitt Golden.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Baby Eastern Black Rhino Born At Lincoln Park Zoo

The calf, who does not yet have a name, was born to Kapuki Sunday evening.