Hebru Brantley works on a mural in Wicker Park.Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

After Accidentally Graffiti-Blasting Massive Murals, City Rolls Out Database To Protect Public Art

The Mural Registry was proposed after a series of high-profile incidents where murals were accidentally removed or painted over by city workers.

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Man Stabbed To Death By Coworker At Portage Park’s Foundation Tavern & Grille

Aside from a “large” knife, police recovered video footage of the attack and charges are pending.

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5 Robberies At Gunpoint Reported On Near West Side, Police Say

The most recent robbery happened in the 2400 block of West Warren Boulevard Dec. 3, police said.

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South Shore Will Finally Have A Grocery Store When Local Market Opens Wednesday

The new Local Market in Jeffery Plaza will open at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The first 500 customers will receive a free grocery bag of food.