Little Village's bustling 26th Street was targeted for expanded outdoor dining, but local leaders say closing the street to traffic isn't feasible. Flickr/David Wilson

Police Order Little Village Businesses To Close Tuesday

It is not immediately clear why the police are ordering 26th Street businesses to close. Break-ins have been reported across the ward, Ald. Michael Rodriguez 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.