First-grader Skylar Williams, who prefers novels to picture books, picks out a book at Saturday's unveiling of two new Little Free Libraries in Jackson Park.Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

As South Shore Public Library Renovations Linger On, Neighbors Are Placing Little Free Libraries All Over

Veronica Kyle's home caught a bullet during a 2015 murder. Now she's on a mission to change the neighborhood's culture through reading.

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After Cyclist Stabbed By Stranger On The 606, Suspect Remains At Large — And Neighbors Want Answers

"I totally understand that the police have more than their hands full ... but some leadership and clarity and partnership with the community would be appreciated," one neighbor said.

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Lightfoot Plans To Spend $4.5 Million To Keep Woodlawn Residents In Their Homes Near Obama Center

Woodlawn Ald. Jeanette Taylor said the mayor’s proposal does not do enough to protect residents from being pushed out.

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Olive-Harvey College Hosting Aviation Job Fair On South Side Thursday

The job fair is an extension of the school's Aviation Futures Training Program, which prepares students for the expanding industry.