Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson and Mayor Rahm Emanuel speak at a press conference after charges were dropped against charges were abruptly dropped against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett Tuesday. Kelly Bauer/Block Club Chicago

After Jussie Smollett Charges Dropped Abruptly, Top Cop Says Justice Was Not Served

Police and prosecutors originally said Smollett made up a racially based attack to get more money from his work on "Empire."

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Tavern On North Owner Hopes His ‘Irish Hospitality’ Will Revive 1930s-Era Wicker Park Dive Bar

Owner Frank Cosgrave discovered unopened bottles of 1930's booze when renovating the bar, where you can get a properly-poured Guinness.

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Uptown Seniors Blindsided By Removal Of Their CTA Bus Stop March Straight To Alderman’s Office

On Tuesday morning, a dozen seniors showed up to Ald. James Cappleman's office demanding to know why they weren't given notice about the removal of #36 stop at Broadway and Montrose.

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As Lightfoot Tackles Budget Crisis, CPS Near West Side High School Plan ‘Up In The Air,’ Burnett Says

With Rahm Emanuel out of office, the previously planned Near West Side high school is noticeably absent in CPS' latest capital budget. But neighbors aren't giving up the fight.