Ald. Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th) distributes pamphlets at the Kimball Brown Line Station to educate families on their rights in the event that ICE agents arrive to their home. Alex Hernandez/ Block Club Chicago

Aldermen, Activists Warning Immigrant Neighbors Of Reported ICE Deportation Sweep Starting Soon In Chicago

As activists canvass the neighborhoods informing immigrants of their rights, one alderman said the threat of sweeps "creates a culture of fear."

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

A lot less neighbors attended the meeting, but those who did are still not thrilled with the service at their neighborhood 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.