Former police officer Richard Wooten demonstrates the Crime Agitator, an app designed to keep residents informed and safe.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

Crime Agitator, New App By Former Chicago Cop, Takes 911 Calls To The Next Level

Richard Wooten's new app allows users to contact the authorities — and their loved ones — at the same time.

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Fed Up With Late Night Bar Tais Til 4, Lakeview Neighbors Push For Booze Ban On Block In Election

Some neighbors blame Tai's Til 4 for a fatal shooting outside the bar in February and pushed for the dry-precinct ballot measure to shut the bar down.

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New Restaurant Opening Across From California Blue Line In Logan Square

The new eatery, which will have a market component, is taking over the former Township spot at 2200 N. California Ave.

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Religious Services Should Be Moved Online As Coronavirus Surges In Illinois, Pritzker Says

Religious services should be held virtually to protect people as coronavirus resurges throughout Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker said.