Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) addresses an audience at Shilas Restaurant, 3938 N. Cicero Ave., in May 2019. Alex V. Hernandez/Block Club Chicago

Ald. Gardiner Wants To Change Six Corners SSA Rules — Which Would Force Out Woman Who Supported His Political Rival

The SSA commissioner told city officials Gardiner’s proposal was designed to unseat her, since she supported former 45th Ward Ald. John Arena.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published
Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Pop-Up Coronavirus Testing Site Opens In West Ridge

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