Legends of Lawndale coaches and mentees sit in a peace circle to talk about their ideas, their emotions, and the things that happen in their neighborhood. Provided

West Side Mentors Are Showing Teens Masculinity Does Not Need To Be Toxic: ‘Vulnerability Is Not A Weakness’

The Legends of Lawndale program teaches young men to explore their emotions and unpack the ways trauma can influence behavior.

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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.