A man sits on the ground while he waits for a 79th Street CTA bus Wednesday afternoon.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

South Side Bus Stop Bench Removed As City Cracks Down On Loitering, Creating ‘Mess’ For Elderly Riders

The removal was an effort to stop people from congregating at the stop all day, the alderman and police said.

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With Less Than A Week Before Strike, Chicago Sweetens Offer To Teachers; Union Calls It ‘Insulting’

“We have bent over backwards to meet CTU’s concerns," the mayor's office said in a statement. But the CTU called the offer "inequitable."

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Chicago Restaurant Manager Was Notorious For Abusing Women, Staff — And Hospitality Group Did Nothing For Years, Victims Say

Multiple victims say Josh Schatan, a former manager at Cochon Volant, was notorious for abusing women and staff — and WellDone Hospitality Group fired a man who spoke out.

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100 Percent Affordable Housing Development For Seniors Proposed For Albany Park

Developers are looking at turning the empty lot across the street from the Albany Park (17th) police district into senior housing.