A monk parakeet eats from a bird feeder in Portage Park. The birds, which have long been spreading throughout Chicago, have now been spotted in Portage Park.Brian Elias/Provided

Wild Monk Parakeets Are Now Living On The Northwest Side

The wild parrots have called Chicago home for decades, but they're only now popping up in Portage Park — and neighbors love it.

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Black Abolitionist Network To Host ‘Defund CPD’ Training This Weekend

The group will host three outdoor sessions to teach people about the movement to defund the police in Chicago, and prison and police abolition.

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869 New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases, 36 Deaths In Illinois In Past Day

The state's seven-day positivity rate average remained at 2.6 percent, meaning 2.6 percent of all tests returned in the past week were positive.

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Coronavirus On The Rise In Illinois, But Chicago’s Flat For Now, Top Doctor Says

"The main thing is all around us, cases are on the incline. ... We look good in Chicago right now, but Chicago doesn't have a wall around it."