The mother of Mekhi James holds a photo of her son at a vigil for shooting victims in Austin. Pascal Sabino / Block Club Chicago

GoFundMe Launched For Family Of Mekhi James, Toddler Fatally Shot In Austin

James was shot and killed June 20 in Austin, the youngest victim in that weekend's gun violence.

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10 Street Closures This Weekend For More Outdoor Dining

The street closures aim to give struggling restaurants room to safely serve more diners.

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Former Illinois Congressman Blasts Goya Foods, Joins Boycott Of Company After CEO Praises Trump

Following the ceremony, Goya Foods faced swift backlash from people who urged others never to purchase Goya products again.

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West Side Boxing Club Giving Out Produce, Groceries To Families Sunday: ‘We Want To Run This Indefinitely’

The organization's next food drive is set for noon - 4 p.m. Sunday at the former home of Mission of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1345 N. Karlov Ave