A worker patching up the window, which was shattered in the gas leak fire.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Fire Ball Outside Emporium Logan Square Caused By Ruptured Gas Line

The fire, described as a "ball of flames" shooting out from the ground, shut down a portion of Milwaukee Avenue.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.