Ald. Matt Martin's (47th) office launched an interactive map May 18 where neighbors can flag streets where they are seeing crowding on sidewalks. screen capture

Lincoln Square Could Soon Open Streets To Pedestrians To Help With Social Distancing

Opening streets to pedestrians and cyclists does not mean closing a street to all vehicles, Ald. Matt Martin said. Delivery drivers and emergency vehicles would be permitted.

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Man Shot By Police In Englewood Charged With Attempted Murder; COPA Asks For Witness Videos Of Shooting

Chicago police were not wearing body cameras at the time of the Sunday shooting, prompting the Civilian Office of Police Accountability to seek footage and information from the public.

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Downtown Shop Owners Clean Up After Looting: ‘This Is My Whole Life Savings’

Many of the shops were looted two months ago after protests demanding justice for the police killing of George Floyd. The latest looting came after police shot a man in Englewood.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Pop-Up Coronavirus Testing Site Opens In West Ridge

The testing site will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sunday.