The current entrance to the 59th Street station only offers stairs to commuters. Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

Overhaul Of 59th Street Metra Station Will Bring Back Long-Closed Entrance, Add Accessibility

Plans to install an elevator would make the station accessible, while the 60th Street entrance — closed for more than three decades — would be reopened.

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5 Robberies At Gunpoint Reported On Near West Side, Police Say

The most recent robbery happened in the 2400 block of West Warren Boulevard Dec. 3, police said.

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South Shore Will Finally Have A Grocery Store When Local Market Opens Wednesday

The new Local Market in Jeffery Plaza will open at 11 a.m. Wednesday. The first 500 customers will receive a free grocery bag of food.

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Aldermen Would Have To Actually Show Up For Committee Meetings To Proceed Under New Proposal

Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson's (11th) plan to require taking attendance at committee meetings would reverse decades of tradition at City Hall.