Friends, family members and classmates of 16-year-old Angie Monroy honor the slain teen at her high school Wednesday. Bob Chiarito/Block Club Chicago

As Slain Teen Angie Monroy Mourned, Friends Beg Shooter To Confess: ‘Turn Yourself In And Give Us Peace’

“I grew up here but the violence has skyrocketed," one former Little Village resident said. "I have three boys and we just moved to get away from this.”

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None Of The City’s Neighborhood Opportunity Fund Grants Went To North Lawndale Last Round

Lawndale is one of the neighborhoods that is supposed to be prioritized under the INVEST South/West initiative. Now the fund has reopened, and West Side leaders are encouraging applicants to try again.

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Andersonville’s Cheetah Gym Turning Its Parking Lot Into Outdoor Movie Theater

The parking lot will be sectioned off for socially-distanced viewings of "A Goofy Movie" and "A League Of Their Own."

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Outdoor Dance Performances, Classes Coming To Avondale Parking Lot In October

The events, scheduled for Oct. 3-4, are being put on by a dance company formed in the midst of the pandemic.