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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Protesters Decry ICE, Blast New Rules Targeting International Students: ‘I Just Don’t Think It’s Fair To Them’

A new immigration rule could affect tens of thousands of international students in Chicago alone, potentially forcing them to transfer schools or leave the country.

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More Street Closures This Weekend For Expanded Outdoor Dining

The street closures aim to give struggling restaurants room to safely serve more diners.

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Former Illinois Congressman Blasts Goya Foods, Joins Boycott Of Company After CEO Praises Trump

Following the ceremony, Goya Foods faced swift backlash from people who urged others never to purchase Goya products again.