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.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

North Lawndale’s Frazier Charter School Faces Closure

The school is one of two charters that CPS said were on academic probation but failed to improve enough for the district to keep the schools open.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Who Showed Up To Work Today? Who Knows. Aldermen Reject Taking Attendance, Night Meetings With Neighbors

Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson's effort to require City Council committees to determine whether a majority of aldermen are present before starting meetings ran into a buzzsaw of opposition.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Hey, 1st Ward Residents: Here’s Your Chance To Tell Alderman La Spata How To Spend Money

Help Ald. Daniel La Spata (1st) choose which alleys, sidewalks, traffic signals and street lights need repaired in 2020.