Pedestrians cross the street at new crosswalks installed at Wicker Park's main hub in September 2018. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

6 Pedestrians Killed In July Alone In Chicago As Experts Blame Distracted Driving, More Cars On Roads

One-third of the 23 pedestrian deaths so far this year happened while the pedestrians were in a marked crosswalk, officials said.

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Armed Robbers Steal Cash, Liquor And Cigarettes From Albany Park 7-Eleven, Police Say

Ald. Rossana Rodriguez said robberies have been reported at 7-Elevens in several police districts recently.

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Schwa Alums Opening B.Y.O.B. Homemade Pasta Shop Flour Power In Ukrainian Village

Award-winning chef Wilson Bauer and wife Alice Richter are asking neighbors to help them fund the restaurant's finishing touches via a Kickstarter campaign.

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Amazon To Build 40-Acre Distribution Center In Pullman

Ald. Anthony Beale (9th) said the new $60 million "fulfillment center" will be open by the fall.