A Thresholds staffer speaks to a Call4Calm caller.

Mental Health Agencies Step Up To Field Calls From Anxious, Depressed Illinois Residents Struggling To Cope During Pandemic

To connect with a counselor, people can text “TALK” to 5-5-2-0-2-0 or text “HABLAR” to the same number for counseling in Spanish and will remain anonymous.

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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.