Family and friends remember the brief life of Sincere Gaston, the toddler who lost his life last weekend.Jamie Nesbitt Golden/Block Club Chicago

‘There’s Nothing Gangsta’ About Killing A Child: Devastated Parents Of Slain Englewood Toddler Beg Young Men To Stop Shooting

Community leaders on the ground and in the statehouse are working on solutions to quell city violence as the parents of Sincere Gaston mourn.

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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.