Students at Jensen Miller Scholastic Academy in Lawndale will celebrate the end of school with a field trip downtown thanks to some generous donors. GoFundMe

West Side 3rd Graders Headed On Epic Field Trip After Donors Step Up To Give Thousands Of Dollars

"Every child deserves a fond memory of the time they were in school, it will shine like gold in their memories for all their lives," one donor wrote. "Enjoy the day!"

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DePaul Students Want Professor To Apologize For Column, Tweets They Call Racist, Xenophobic — But He Says He Stands By Writing

A student group is calling on university officials to censure Professor Jason Hill and the group wants Hill to apologize for social media posts and a recent column.

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Police Shut Down Rainbow Beach Park On Easter, Citing ‘Credible Intel’ — But Resident Wants Answers

On a beautiful Easter Sunday, drivers and pedestrians attempting to enter the South Side beach were turned away by police.

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$95 Million, 19-Story Office Tower At Fulton Market Gateway Gets Key Approval

Neighbors have been worried about the traffic Thor Equities' tower at 800 W. Fulton Market will bring to the increasingly crowded neighborhood.