A MASK volunteer teaches a group of students a science lesson on the first day of class at the new community school, which will be in session until the city's public and private schools resume their schedule. Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

MASK Opens Englewood School In Shipping Containers, Limiting Classes To 10 People

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the South Side organization hopes to offer a sense of normalcy for families dealing with the fallout.

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After Mayor Rejects Defunding Police, Youth Activists Bring Demands To Her Neighborhood

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday again made it clear she does not intend to defund the Chicago Police Department, but youth activists aren't giving up the fight.

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Neighbors Help Albany Park Doggy Day Care Recover After Monday Storm

A neighbor and customer launched a GoFundMe after downed power lines started a fire at the building.

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Developers Break Ground On 7-Story Apartment Building Across From Sheridan Red Line Stop

The 120-unit building will rise on the former site of an Ace Hardware store. It will include a new Ace, a coffee shop and several other stores.