Juliet De Jesus Alejandre (left) was hired as executive director of Logan Square Neighborhood Association this week.LSNA; Facebook

Logan Square Neighborhood Association Names First New Executive Director In More Than 30 Years

Native Northwest Sider Juliet De Jesus Alejandre is taking the helm, starting May 1. "It's a gift to be able to use my life in this way, to honor my family," she said.

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CPS Dodged Reforming Police In Schools For Two Years, Inspector General Says. Now, District Vows To Do Better

For five hours Thursday, aldermen grilled CPS and CPD officials about why they failed to address concerns about police in city schools.

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Chicagoans Flock To Closed Beaches, But City Plans To Kick Them Out This Weekend

The city's "social distance ambassadors" weren't having much luck clearing Montrose Beach Thursday. “We tried telling them but they ignored us."

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Want To Stop The Violence? Keep Showing Up, Pastor Says While Bringing Food, Other Essentials To South Siders

The Trap Pastor will return to his outpost near Moran Park on Friday at 3:30 to give out hot dogs, hamburgers, groceries, masks and baby items for those in need.