Carmen Ramirez, left, and her youngest daughter Soltrini "Trini" Ramirez. Soltrini Ramirez / Provided

‘I Just Want To See Her Happy’: West Town Woman Asks Neighbors To Help Celebrate Ailing Mother’s Birthday

Carmen Ramirez, who suffers from advanced Alzheimer's disease, turned 83 on Thursday. Her daughter said she fears this could be her last birthday.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.