Little Village streets were covered in dust following demolition of a smokestack at the site early Saturday morning.Maclovio/ instagram@macnifying_glass

Little Village Demolition Dust Samples Don’t Contain Asbestos, City Says Initial Investigation Shows

Samples were collected by the city's Department of Health after a demolition gone wrong blanketed homes in a cloud of dust. Testing is ongoing.

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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.