Protestors chanted "free the kids" Monday while two activists delivered a letter of demands.Hannah Boufford/Block Club Chicago

Protesters Demand Release Of Immigrant Children In Heartland’s Chicago Shelters

“Anybody who has children, or had children, should take this personally,” one activist said of the five shelters Heartland operates in Chicago neighborhoods.

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Service At Troubled Bronzeville Post Office Improving, Ald. Says, But ‘Still Not Where It Should Be’

Wednesday's attendance was down sharply from past meetings about service at the Henry McGee Post Office.

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South Side Aldermen Balk At Lightfoot’s Suggested Sites For Chicago’s Casino

The idea that a casino be built in Bronzeville is "appalling and offensive," Ald. Sophia King says. "It would be like putting a casino in Harlem.”

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It Could Feel As Hot As 115 Degrees This Weekend. Here’s How To Stay Safe (And Help Your Neighbors)

My Block, My Hood, My City is offering free fans and cold water to elderly people in the city who are in need.