Officers mark shell casings found on the scene of the murder of a 7-year-old on July 4, 2020.Bob Chiarito/Block Club Chicago

Man Charged With Murder In Fatal Fourth Of July Shooting Of 7-Year-Old On West Side

Natalia Wallace, 7, is at least the fifth young child fatally shot in the city in recent weekends rife with gun violence.

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Who Will Win? $10 Million ‘Chicago Prize’ To Be Awarded To A Community-Led Project Thursday

Six South and West Side neighborhood coalitions are vying for the prize, which will fund one group's plans to create housing, jobs programs, health centers and more critical resources for underserved communities.

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Logan Square Target Finally Opening This Month

The store's soft opening is Aug. 12 and grand opening is Aug. 16, according to a company spokeswoman.

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Lakefront Restaurants Get OK To Reopen — But Beaches Still Closed

At least five beachfront restaurants will open this weekend for the first time this summer.