City workers clearing out homeless peoples' belongings at Western and Armitage avenues last week.Courtesy of Diane O'Connell

People Living Outside Vacant Logan Square Bank Lose Everything After City Workers Toss Belongings: Homeless Advocates

Ald. Daniel La Spata said the incident was "deeply frustrating" and is calling for better communication between people experiencing homelessness and city departments before such sweeps.

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Lexington Betty Smokehouse Opening In Pullman Food Hall In A Food Truck-To-Restaurant Evolution

"I want to be living proof to other women and girls that look like me that we can have our own companies and create them from the bottom up,” said owner Dominique Leach.

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Mugging Caught On Video Shows Woman Attacked While Cleaning Snow Off Car In Belmont-Cragin

The mugger ran toward the woman, knocked her down and dragged her on the ground before stealing her purse.

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With Family Chats, Foundation Aims To Introduce Al Raby’s Legacy To A New Generation

CPS CEO Janice Jackson, author Lee Bey and Chicago Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara are among the panelists.