Packed With Purpose creates gift boxes (right) with items from charitable organizations like The Floured Apron (left). The Floured Apron provides women from underserved communities with job training.Provided

A Gift With Heart: ‘Packed With Purpose’ Gift Sets Are Filled With Products That Help Others

Packed With Purpose only sells gift sets that have items which help their makers, like wine stoppers made by Chicago kids impacted by gun violence.

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Civil Rights Group Launches Court Watching Program To Monitor Unaffordable Bond

Cook County Jail is a hotspot for coronavirus, and one group is trying to prevent defendants from being sent there because they can't afford bail.

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Man Found Dead At Harrison Park In Pilsen

At 4:45 p.m., a man in his late 50s was found unresponsive in the 1800 block of West 18th Street, police said.

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Atlas Comics, A Northwest Side Staple For 30+ Years, Needs Your Help Surviving The Coronavirus Pandemic

“We’ve been in the neighborhood for so long. So many of the people know us and even if they aren’t collecting anymore, they come in to reminisce."