Ricardo Flores, manager at Mi Tierra, said deportation threats create a sense of “paranoia” in Little Village. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

‘Not A Soul On 26th Street’: Sales Drop At Little Village Shops As Threat Of ICE Deportation Sweep Looms

Shop owners on the city's second-highest grossing shopping district are reporting significant hits to their sales. “People are frightened and that stops people from going out," one manager said.

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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.