A Greater Grand Crossing building that once housed the Black Methodist for Church Renewal is being transformed into the Lyte Lounge, a youth center and community hub. Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Long-Vacant Building Being Transformed Into Queer-Friendly Center For South Side Homeless Youth

The Lyte Lounge will give youth who are homeless their own storage units, a place to take a shower and wash their clothes, and so much more.

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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.