A liquor store in the 4200 block of West Madison. Bob Chiarito/Block Club Chicago

Disaster Proclamation Issued For Cook County As Chicago Faces Looting, Vandalism

"It is difficult to put into words the damage that has happened to our communities over the weekend," Gov. JB Pritzker said.

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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.