Officers in Logan Square block an alley at Spaulding and Cortland during a police chase on April 23. Jen Sabella / Block Club Chicago

Gang War To Blame For String Of Shootings In Hermosa And West Logan Square, Police Say

A high-ranking gang member's prison release led to a series of shootings, police said. But increased police presence has helped.

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Chicago Orders Travelers Coming From High-Coronavirus States To Quarantine For 14 Days

The order comes as states throughout the country — including around Chicago — are facing a surge in coronavirus cases.

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Black Abolitionist Network To Host ‘Defund CPD’ Training This Weekend

The group will host three outdoor sessions to teach people about the movement to defund the police in Chicago, and prison and police abolition.

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869 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, 36 Deaths In Illinois In Past Day

The state's seven-day positivity rate average remained at 2.6 percent, meaning 2.6 percent of all tests returned in the past week were positive.