Students walk on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus in University Village Monday after student Ruth George was found murdered Saturday. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago; Facebook

As Police Investigate UIC Student’s Murder On Campus, Some Students Worry About Their Safety: ‘It’s Scary’

UIC student Ruth George entered a campus parking garage alone and was followed by someone, UIC Police said. She was strangled to death and now police have a person of interest in custody.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.