The Crawford Coal Plant at 3501 S. Pulaski Rd. seen moments after its smoke stack is imploded on April 11, 2020 in Little Village.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Developer Fires Contractor, Apologizes For Little Village Dust Disaster, But Some Neighbors Want Them Gone

With a worker's death and a roof collapse critically injuring four workers in their past, this isn't the first time Hilco has worked with this contractor and something went wrong.

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Man, 33, Shot On Lake Park Avenue In Hyde Park

The man was shot in the shoulder and hand near The Promontory.

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The Alley’s Lakeview Storefront Is Closing This Weekend As The Iconic Counterculture Store Pivots To Online

Owner Mark Thomas said the Alley has "actually done well" since the coronavirus pandemic hit, but it needs to pivot to the online store because "the future is the internet."

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30 More People Killed By Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,257 Cases Reported

Among the victims were seven people in Cook County. At least 8,538 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.