Chicago Police block the streets near Irving Park Road and the Kennedy Expy., near where a fellow officer was shot and wounded Tuesday night.Alex Hernandez/Block Club Chicago

After Spate Of Northwest Side Shootings, Residents Demand Answers From Police — And More Cops From Mayor Lightfoot

Police have blamed a gang war for ongoing shootings in Irving Park and Albany Park, but neighbors feel left in the dark.

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Expungement Clinic, Job Fair Saturday Aims To Help Those Hurt By The War On Drugs Benefit From Legal Weed Business

People can get help clearing non-violent offenses, find jobs and learn how social equity applicants can enter the industry.

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Girl, 11, Escapes After Man Tries To Pull Her Into His Car In West Englewood, Police Say

The girl ran off and the man tried to chase her during the Wednesday incident, police said.

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Puppy Stolen From Animal Rescue Is Found On Street

The puppy, Smarties, has been returned to the Anti-Cruelty Society.