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38 Detainees, 6 Cook County Jail Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus

Prison reform groups want all detainees who have been assigned bond freed. But Sheriff Tom Dart said that's not possible: About 70-75 percent of detainees "are in on a violent charge."

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Chicago Beaches Not Opening Any Time Soon, Mayor Lightfoot Says

To beat the heat, the city has opened several cooling centers, is rolling out mobile cooling centers and will reopen splash pads in public parks, Lightfoot said. Check out the list of cooling centers below.

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As Boystown Reckons With Racism And Transphobia, Petition Demands Gender-Neutral Name Change

A recent petition claims that Boystown's nickname promotes the neighborhood as being "for the boys," discouraging women from participating in the community.