Gross Park's eastern gate.Alex V. Hernandez/Block Club Chicago

Man Who Pulled Gun On Dog For Being Off Leash In Lincoln Square Park Was ‘Off Duty Law Enforcement’

There were multiple kids playing in Gross Park — including the law enforcement officer's — when a gun was pulled on a dog, according to a 911 call and a follow-up report.

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The Birds, The Bees And Consent: How One Chicago Classroom Navigates Evolving Sexual Education

After the revelation of widespread abuse in Chicago Public Schools, more schools are teaching the meaning and practice of consent.

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Can Art Revive South Chicago? These Artists Are Trying To Infuse New Life Into The Neighborhood

Devastated by the downturn of the steel industry, artists are working to revitalize South Chicago by transforming vacant buildings into art studios.