Police attempt to clear protesters onto the sidewalks in Lincoln Park as another night of chaos hit Chicago, Illinois on May 31, 2020. | Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago
Police attempt to clear protesters onto the sidewalks in Lincoln Park during a protest on Sunday.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Should Chicago Defund The Police? Alderman In Police-Heavy Ward Wants Voters To Decide

Under Ald. Matt O'Shea's proposal, the police budget could never be cut below $1.8 billion without a binding referendum approved by Chicago voters.

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Eden In Near West Side Closing Because Of Coronavirus Pandemic

Co-owner Jodi Fyfe and chef/owner Devon Quinn will close the restaurant this weekend after more three years in business.

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As Illinois Reports 25 More Coronavirus Deaths, Chicago’s Top Doctor Warns City ‘Not Immune’ To Surge

Dr. Allison Arwady said she's concerned Chicago is starting to see its coronavirus numbers rise.

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City Colleges Students Who Had To Drop Out Due To Debt Can Now Get It Cleared And Return To Class

A new program, called Fresh Start, will allow about 21,000 people to return to class if they were previously unable to do so because they had debt they couldn't pay.