Dust flies up in the air at the Crawford Coal Plant at 3501 S. Pulaski Rd. moments after its smoke stack is imploded on Saturday, April 11, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

After Old Crawford Coal Plant Smokestack Blown Up, Little Village Residents Worry About Dust During Global Pandemic

WATCH: Hilco demolished the old Crawford Coal smokestack this morning — which was a surprise to many Little Village residents.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published
Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Retired Chicago Firefighter Killed In Attempted Carjacking In Morgan Park

Dwain Williams, 67, joined the fire department in 1992. Police say he was stopping at a local popcorn shop when he was attacked.

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

Kitten Trapped In Car’s Engine Rescued By East Ukrainian Village Neighbors

A neighbor who cares for a feral cat colony alerted Animal Control and cops for help, to no avail. It took a nearby vet tech and the car's owner to save it.

Citywide Primary category in which blog post is published

Social Distancing Is A Privilege — And More Black And Latino Chicagoans Died Because They Couldn’t, Study Says

That translated into neighborhoods with more Black and Latino residents seeing more COVID-19 deaths in the spring, according to the study.