Austin Coming Together executive director Darnell Shields at the Austin Community Summit celebrating the first year of the Austin Quality of Life Plan.Provided

$10 Million Aspire Initiative Would Bring State-Of-The-Art Facilities, Buildings And Infrastructure To Austin

The Aspire Initiative is a finalist for the $10 million Chicago Prize that would fund parts of the Austin Quality of Life Plan.

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Lexington Betty Smokehouse Opening In Pullman Food Hall In A Food Truck-To-Restaurant Evolution

"I want to be living proof to other women and girls that look like me that we can have our own companies and create them from the bottom up,” said owner Dominique Leach.

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Mugging Caught On Video Shows Woman Attacked While Cleaning Snow Off Car In Belmont-Cragin

The mugger ran toward the woman, knocked her down and dragged her on the ground before stealing her purse.

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With Family Chats, Foundation Aims To Introduce Al Raby’s Legacy To A New Generation

CPS CEO Janice Jackson, author Lee Bey and Chicago Housing Commissioner Marisa Novara are among the panelists.