Police and protesters clashed Monday in South Shore. Maxwell Evans/ Block Club Chicago

At South Shore Protest, Activists Say Young Looters Are Full Of Justified Rage — But It’s Time To Organize

Around noon, tensions were high as a few protesters threw rocks at destroyed stores, smashed police car windows and confronted officers.

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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.