The American agave at the Garfield Park Conservatory, pictured from the Desert Room and roof.Provided

After 38-Foot Death Bloom Pushes Through Conservatory Roof, Maya The Agave Plant Is Laid To Rest

Even though a part of the "century plant" is being preserved, the plant's primary caretaker said it is hard to say goodbye. "It's bittersweet. She was a lot of good energy," he said.

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Man Shot By Police In Englewood Charged With Attempted Murder; COPA Asks For Witness Videos Of Shooting

Chicago police were not wearing body cameras at the time of the Sunday shooting, prompting the Civilian Office of Police Accountability to seek footage and information from the public.

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Downtown Shop Owners Clean Up After Looting: ‘This Is My Whole Life Savings’

Many of the shops were looted two months ago after protests demanding justice for the police killing of George Floyd. The latest looting came after police shot a man in Englewood.

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Pop-Up Coronavirus Testing Site Opens In West Ridge

The testing site will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sunday.