Von Humboldt Elementary School has sat empty since 2013. The district closed the school in what has become known as the largest mass school closure in the country’s modern history.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Plan To Turn Closed School Into ‘Teachers Village’ In Humboldt Park Stalls: ‘They’re Going To Start From Square One,’ La Spata Says

Newly-elected Ald. Daniel La Spata is pushing for more affordable family-sized apartments — which are much-needed in the area.

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Longtime Director Of Logan Square Boys & Girls Club Honored With Dedication Ceremony: ‘He Will Forever Be My Hero’

John Stephan, a mentor to thousands of troubled teens throughout his decades-long career, died earlier this year after a battle with cancer. He was 69.

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Little Village Shooting Wounds Man, 20

The shooting happened Friday morning in the 2400 block of South Sawyer Avenue.

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Years In The Making, Family-Run Bombastic Cafe Brings Cozy Vibes — And Killer Espresso — To Lakeview

Lifelong Lakeview resident Richard Sykes wants people to come in, drink coffee and stick around for awhile.