Wicker Park Lutheran Church, 1500 N. Hoyne Ave., was the site of two alleged hate crimes in mid-June. Wicker Park Lutheran Church/Provided

With Hate Crimes Up 60%, Aldermen Say New Plan Is Needed

Seventy-seven hate crimes have been reported to the Commission on Human Relations by the police so far this year, Noriega said. In all of 2018, there were 78 hate crimes reported to police, Noriega said.

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Xquina Cafe Community Hub Officially Underway On 26th Street In Little Village: ‘This Is A Big Day’

“This project will become an educational ecosystem for Black and Brown entrepreneurs here and in our surrounding communities," one leader on the project said.

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Hundreds Of Chicagoans Protest Throughout City In Honor Of Breonna Taylor: ‘It’s Hard Being Out Here Again’

Only one officer faces criminal charges for firing into neighboring apartments during the raid of Breonna Taylor's apartment in March. None were charged with fatally shooting her.

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Boystown, Chicago’s Famed LGBTQ Neighborhood, Now Will Be Known As Northalsted

The Northalsted Business Alliance will no longer use "Boystown" in its neighborhood marketing campaigns to "ensure all members of the LGBTQ community feel welcome," leaders announced Wednesday.