The developer behind HGTV's Windy City Rehab is banned from getting new city building permits for a year.Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago/HGTV

Windy City Rehab’s Work In Chicago Over For Now As City Blocks Future Permits Indefinitely

The developer behind the HGTV series has repeatedly violated city rules, and its latest project in the old Miko's Italian Ice building was stopped in May.

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Bridgeporters Say Bat-Wielding Vigilantes Are Terrorizing Peaceful Protesters, Neighbors

"It is absolutely not appropriate for people to take up arms, bats, pipes, whatever in ... patrolling neighborhoods," Mayor Lightfoot said of Wednesday night's crowd at 31st and Princeton.

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Black LGBTQ Group Raising Money For Black, Queer Mutual Aid Fund

The Lighthouse Foundation's Black Queer Mutual Aid Fund will give out $100 micro grants to help Black LGBTQ people with rent, food and other needs.