Cresco senior counsel Jim Boland reviews the company’s plan for a dispensary at 436 N. Clark St. Alex Nitkin/The Daily Line

Alderman Rips ‘Incompetent’ Zoning Board After It OKs Weed Dispensary Despite Neighborhood Opposition

The approval ratcheted up a simmering battle between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and members of City Council over how new pot shops are approved.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published
Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Here’s How Chicago Schools Voted On Police In Schools So Far

So far, 33 councils have decided to retain the police program, while 12 councils will remove police from schools. More than 70 schools with police officers will need to vote by Friday.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published

Wicker Park Airbnb Rental Investigated After Weekend Shooting

The Aloha Mothership was advertised as a cool spot for bachelorette parties in Wicker Park, but a man was shot there over the weekend.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

St. Ignatius Students, Alumni Speak Out About Racism On Campus Again — But Will Anyone Listen This Time?

Current and former students say they experienced racism and other forms of bigotry at the elite private high school — and administrators failed to address the problems.