A pair of writers and editors for local history website Forgotten Chicago discovered a "treasure trove" of Chicago political archives in a nondescript Avondale building.Provided

Chicago History Buffs Discover Old City Clerk’s Abandoned Office In Avondale, Full Of Decades Worth Of Political Dirt

"There were no lights, no electricity, just flashlights. It was like, 'Wow, seriously? This entire aldermanic ward office was sitting here intact?' We couldn't believe our eyes."

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Mugging Caught On Video Shows Woman Attacked While Cleaning Snow Off Car In Belmont-Cragin

The mugger ran toward the woman, knocked her down and dragged her on the ground before stealing her purse.

Bronzeville, Near South Side Primary category in which blog post is published

With Family Chats, Foundation Aims To Introduce Al Raby’s Legacy To A New Generation

CPS CEO Janice Jackson, author Lee Bey and Chicago Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara are among the panelists.

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After Public Outcry, More Cops Will Be Sent To Albany Park, State Rep Says

A band of neighborhood groups came together to form a new coalition. That organizing led to Thursday's announcement, State Rep. Jaime Andrade Jr. told a crowd of 200.