Mayor Lori Lightfoot announces new ticketing policies at press conference in North Lawndale. Pascal Sabino/ Block Club Chicago

Chicago Would Stop Suspending Driver’s Licenses For Unpaid Tickets And Reinstate 57,000 Under Lightfoot’s Reform Plan

Mayor Lori Lightfoot's proposed reforms will have three main parts: payment plan reform, reducing city sticker penalties and ending driver's license suspension for non-driving violations.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published
Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By East Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

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Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.

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Free Christmas Trees Available Saturday In Englewood

The giveaway, courtesy of the Pastors of Englewood, starts noon Saturday.