Organizers who oppose the city's April 10 decision to give $1.3 billion in tax subsidies to Lincoln Yards developer Sterling Bay gather outside Judge Neil Cohen's courtroom on Wednesday. Hannah Alani/Block Club Chicago

Despite City’s ‘Rush To Judgment’ On Lincoln Yards, Judge Says Lawsuit To Block Tax Subsidy Might Not Fly

The city is trying to get a lawsuit aiming to stop $1.3 billion in tax dollars from going to the Lincoln Yards project dismissed. A judge could rule on it next week.

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City’s Plan To Fix Water Mains And Save Trees Cheered By Aldermen. Could Fixing Lead Pipes Be Next?

Ald. Brian Hopkins, who co-sponsored an ordinance to force the city to try "cured-in-place pipe" liners in existing mains, said perhaps some day it could ease the city's lead pipe issues.

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Peace Walk Canceled After Two Men Shot On Humboldt Park Route: ‘It’s Heartbreaking,’ Organizers Say

"Gang activity is right through the roof," one community leader said of the area west of the neighborhood's namesake park.

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Man Climbs On Stage During Sean Spicer Event At NEIU

Police detained the man but he was not arrested or charged in the incident, a university spokesman said.