Youth Leadership Award Winners pictured left to right: Jakarie Gates, Evelyn Mondragon, Gay Dut, Jamya Crayton, and Brion Williams. Photo courtesy of UCAN

‘Kids Who Suffer Trauma Can Become Our Future Leaders’: West Side Teens Score Scholarships, Leadership Awards

"Kids who suffer trauma can become our future leaders,'' says one award winner.

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A 300-Person Party In Wicker Park Got Shut Down Over The Weekend, City Says

The "dangerous and unlicensed commercial party" was shut down and the organizers cited, the city said.

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Home Run Inn, St. Sabina Team Up For ‘Giving Tuesday’ Pizza Giveaway

The event kicks off the pizzeria's month-long pizza donation drive for first responders and families in need.

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43rd Street Pedestrian Bridge Over Lake Shore Drive To Be Replaced With Accessible Overpass

A new bridge that's accessible to wheelchairs and bikes will replace the existing bridge over Lake Shore Drive and the Metra tracks at 43rd Street.