City workers clearing out homeless peoples' belongings at Western and Armitage avenues in September.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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82 More Die From Coronavirus In Illinois, But Growth Is Slowing, State’s Top Doctor Says

"But even as there may be some glimmers of hope, I say that physical distancing ... must continue to be the way we reduce the spread of this virus," Dr. Ngozi Ezike said. "Please stay home."

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57th Street’s June Art Fair Canceled Due To Coronavirus

"The medically prudent decision is to cancel our 73rd annual 2020 event," organizers said on Facebook.

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As City Fights Coronavirus, Violence Epidemic Continues With 7 Dead In One Day: ‘Enough, Enough, Enough’

In one "brutal" murder, a man was thrown in front of a Red Line train at a Downtown platform. "I've directed the Police Department to spare no expense or resource to bring the perpetrators to justice," the mayor said.