Officer John Rivera, 23, was shot dead Saturday in the 700 block of North Clark Street.Google Maps

Off-Duty Officer Was Murdered Because He Was Hispanic, Top Cop Says

Officer John Rivera was shot to death early Saturday in River North.

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Scraped Knees, A Bee Infestation And A Bloody Concussion Leave Sabin Parents Begging CPS For New Playground

"Some transparency would be nice." Parents of children at the majority-Hispanic school in Wicker Park want to know if and when their children will get to play on a playground.

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

West Humboldt Park Shooting Wounds Man

The shooting happened Wednesday in the 4300 block of West Potomac Avenue.

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Urban Farm In Englewood Hosting A Free ‘Old School’ Block Party Saturday

Growing Home provides formerly incarcerated Englewood residents with job training and wraparound services to prepare them for careers in agriculture and food service.