Chicago Police officers gear up 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

As Cities Across The Country Slash Police Funding, It’s Unlikely To Happen In Chicago With Mayor Not On Board, Aldermen Say

“We keep sending more police to the city’s South and West [sides] and it hasn’t done anything to actually stop the root causes of shootings there every week,” one City Council member said.

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New Mural Outside Bucktown-Wicker Park Library Brings A Piece Of Rural Illinois To The City

Artist and architect Sam Marts designed the mural to be an ode to the corn industry in Illinois.

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20 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,120 New Cases Reported

Among the victims were five people in Cook County. At least 8,411 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

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Woman On Divvy Bike Says Pick-Up Truck Driver Hit, Seriously Injured Her In Logan Square

Because of her head injuries, Marguerite Wynter doesn't remember much about what happened. Wynter and her family are calling on witnesses to come forward.