Pete Parada, 61, manning his intersection at Palmer and Kedzie.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Always-Smiling Crossing Guard Pete Not Leaving His Logan Square Post, To The Relief Of Neighbors: ‘He Throws His Whole Heart Into It’

In the four years Pete Parada, 61, has manned the intersection of Palmer and Kedzie, the North Side native has built up quite the neighbor fan base.

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Family Of Rogers Park Man, Whose Murder Became A Viral Video, Needs Help Paying For His Funeral

Angelo Pullum, 36, was killed outside his home in Rogers Park. Video of his death has been shared thousands of times on social media.

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Illinois Sees 980 New Cases Of Coronavirus, Highest Number In A Month

The number of confirmed cases was up 60 percent just since Tuesday, when there were only 587 new cases reported.