Protesters gather near police officers outside the Chicago Police Academy in the West Loop during a protest demanding that Chicago Public Schools divest from the Chicago Police Department on June 4, 2020.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Chicago Police Arrested More Than 3,000 People For ‘Civil Unrest,’ Looting In Last 9 Days

But looting, vandalism and arson has slowed down in recent days. Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday the city "had a very quiet weekend."

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How A Pilsen Food Pantry Grew To Help Neighbors In Crisis: ‘The Community Has Come Together To Make This Happen’

When coronavirus hit the neighborhood hard, the Pilsen Social Health Initiative expanded its mission, opening a thrift store and hosting a social worker to get families the help they need.

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‘Spinning Home Movies’ Returns Thursday With An Original Composition From avery r. young

The series' second season, which kicks off Thursday evening, continues the South Side Home Movie Project's months-long collaboration with Chicago musicians to soundtrack local amateur films.

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Brewery, Co-Working Space For Parents Aim To Open In Old Armitage Theatre Building Next Year

Odious Cellars and Hive Space had planned to open earlier, but they were delayed by the pandemic.