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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City Says Woodlawn Residents’ Concerns Shaped Proposed Housing Ordinance, But Much Of Their Feedback Isn’t Public Yet

A Housing Department spokesperson said officials hope to post feedback gathered during the city's closed-door working group meetings by next week.

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West Ridge’s Historic Tennis Club Building Added To ‘Most Endangered’ List

Misericordia is seeking to demolish the former tennis club to build 16 homes for those with development disabilities.

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Northeast Division Street Blue Line Entrance Won’t Reopen Until Mid-March

From now until at least March 13 at the earliest, the stairway at the northeast corner of Division Street and Ashland Avenue will be closed for repairs.