West Side United awarded grants to 29 small West Side businesses on Monday.West Side United

29 Small West Side Businesses Get Big Grants To Grow And Help Shrink The ‘Death Gap’

People in Garfield Park live 16 years fewer on average than people living Downtown. West Side United's grants up to $29,000 aim to rebuild the West Side from within.

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These South Side Peace Marches Aim To Empower Black Mothers, Feed Those In Need

One organizer is calling for people to meet 3-5 p.m. Friday at 51st Street and Cottage Grove Avenue.

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Officers Who Violently Pulled Woman Out Of Car At Brickyard Mall Should Be Stripped Of Police Powers During Investigation, COPA Says

But a Chicago police spokeswoman on Friday said "nothing has changed at this time with the status of the officers" and the investigation is ongoing.