Anton Seals (second from far right) with Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton and others working toward more equitable marijuana legalization.

With Legal Weed, South Side Neighborhoods Hurt By War On Drugs Will Get Economic Boost, Officials Say: ‘This Is Reparations’

Activists and elected officials are working to make sure legal weed benefits people of color — not just white North Siders.

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Chicago Could Bring Back Stricter Limits On How Many People Can Gather Together As Coronavirus Rises Again

The city could look at further limiting how many people are allowed to gather, since gatherings are where officials have repeatedly seen outbreaks of COVID-19, Chicago's top doctor said.

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Chicago Public Schools Will Start With All-Remote Learning On Sept. 8

Teachers and parents pushed back against the district's plan to have most kids in school for two days per week.

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Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Killed, 2 Others Wounded In Oak Street Shooting, Officials Say

The rapper and other victims were shopping when people in a black Ford Taurus and silver Chrysler 300 drove up. Four gunmen got out and started shooting, police said.