During the Feb. 26 election Samantha “Sam” Nugent (left) got 33.20 percent of the vote while Robert Murphy got 29.56 percent of the vote. submitted

39th Ward Candidates Vying To Replace Ald. Laurino To Square Off At Peterson Elementary Forum Wednesday

Samantha “Sam” Nugent and Robert Murphy will make their case to voters as they aim to replace Laurino, who has led the ward for 24 years.

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Yo-Yo Ma Will Perform With Kids In A West Side Park After His Big Millennium Park Concert

As part of Friday's Day of Action against gun violence, Ma will be performing across the city at events geared towards building community.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Feds Raid Ald. Carrie Austin’s Far South Side Ward Office

An FBI spokeswoman told Block Club Chicago agents had "conducted court-authorized law enforcement activities" in the area.

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Want To Break a World Record? Head To A Chicago Park District Pool Thursday

The Park District is joining in on a worldwide effort to break the record for the World's Largest Swim Lesson.