The facade of the Douglass Branch library. Pascal Sabino / Block Club Chicago

After Years Of Neglect, North Lawndale’s New And Improved Library Is Open — Thanks To Neighbors Who Fought For It

For decades, North Lawndale residents have pointed to their crumbling local library as proof of the city's neglect of the West Side.

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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.