Charlie Beck (left), the former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, has been picked by Mayor Lori Lightfoot to serve as interim superintendent of the Chicago Police DepartmentWikimedia Commons

Former LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Named Interim Top Cop Of Chicago Police

Beck is an unusual choice, as interim superintendents are usually pulled from the Chicago Police Department while officials look for a permanent superintendent.

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Logan Square Target Finally Opening This Month

The store's soft opening is Aug. 12 and grand opening is Aug. 16, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Lakefront Restaurants Get OK To Reopen — But Beaches Still Closed

At least five beachfront restaurants will open this weekend for the first time this summer.

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Lane Tech Votes To Nix ‘Indian’ Mascot

In a community survey with thousands of responses, about half said they wanted Lane Tech to stop using its mascot and other related imagery, saying it reinforces harmful stereotypes of Native Americans.