A new Michelle Obama mural features the first lady wearing traditional Korean clothing at Perilla, 401 W. Milwaukee Ave. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

New Michelle Obama Mural In Chicago Aims To Capture Former First Lady’s ‘Warm’ Spirit

The mural features the South Side native wearing traditional Korean clothing. "We are so proud of this amazing human being, who happens to be a Chicagoan," the restaurant's owner said.

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Victim Of Brutal West Town Rape Must Return To Chicago To Face Attacker After Rufus Carson Refuses Plea Deal, Prosecutors Say

A video, a rape kit and blood evidence all point to convicted felon Rufus Carson, but he opted for a jury trial, prosecutors said.

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Apartments Or Condos Coming To Former Bank Site Near Western Blue Line Station

The former bank property has sat vacant for years, and a group of people experiencing homelessness started living there last year.

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4 Weed Dispensaries Want To Open Within Blocks In River North, But Only 1 Will Be Allowed

Cresco Labs was the first to pitch their plan to open in the old Baton Club at 436 N. Clark St.