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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Infant Among 47 Now Dead From Coronavirus In Illinois: ‘Today Is A Really Hard Day’

"Today is a really hard day. There has never before been a death associated with COVID-19 in an infant."

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From Boat Tarps To Face Shields: Chicagoans Are Finding Creative Ways To Get Hospital Workers The Supplies They Need

One woman's quest to make face shields led a North Side boating supply company to start making hundreds of them.

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Chicago’s ‘We Are The Champions’ Singalong Unites Us In COVID-19 Seclusion — Including Queen’s Brian May

WATCH: Chicagoans are posting up on high-rise balconies for nightly singalongs and light shows to show support for health care workers.