Activist Tree Brown has had to use a wheelchair since he was shot in July 2012, but it's broken down and causes him pain.GoodKids MadCity/Twitter

Thanks To The Kindness Of Strangers, This West Side Activist Can Get A New Wheelchair — And Might Walk Again

Strangers donated $5,000 to help activist Tree Brown afford a new wheelchair that can help him recover and, hopefully, walk again one day.

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Cops Who Break Rules Will Get Fired, Lightfoot Says: ‘Some Of The Things We’ve Seen Aren’t Honest Mistakes’

"We will find you, we will identify you and we will strip you of your police powers," Lightfoot said.

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City Sending Security Teams, Trucks To Neighborhood Business Strips For Protection This Weekend, Lightfoot Says

The moves are part of "an effort to prevent the widespread violence and destruction we've seen" in recent days, Lightfoot said.

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On 13th Anniversary, Center On Halsted’s Windows Boarded Up Due To Anti-LGBTQ Threats: ‘This Is Not What We Created Here’

The Center On Halsted received anonymous, anti-LGBTQ threats saying "you're next" and that people were coming to "bust the windows out," CEO Modesto Tico Valle said.