Mayor Lori Lightfoot is using video to urge Irving Park and Albany Park residents to fill out the 2020 Census.Madison Hopkins/BGA

Lightfoot Tightens Rules On Spending TIF Money For Private Developments

The new rules are designed to hold “private recipients of TIF dollars accountable to higher standards during the review and approval process,” the mayor said.

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Civil Rights Group Launches Court Watching Program To Monitor Unaffordable Bond

Cook County Jail is a hotspot for coronavirus, and one group is trying to prevent defendants from being sent there because they can't afford bail.

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Man Found Dead At Harrison Park In Pilsen

At 4:45 p.m., a man in his late 50s was found unresponsive in the 1800 block of West 18th Street, police said.

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Atlas Comics, A Northwest Side Staple For 30+ Years, Needs Your Help Surviving The Coronavirus Pandemic

“We’ve been in the neighborhood for so long. So many of the people know us and even if they aren’t collecting anymore, they come in to reminisce."