Chicago Police officers gear up outside Lincoln Park High School during a protest demanding CPS divest from the Chicago Police Department on June 4, 2020.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

School Where Cops Were Caught On Video Dragging Student Down Stairs Votes To Keep Its Officers

Chicago schools like Marshall, Kenwood and Corliss are voting to keep cops in schools despite nationwide calls to remove officers from campuses.

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South Side Pie Challenge Wants You To ‘Pie It Forward’ To Your Neighbors And Donate To Food Banks

The virtual event was organized after the in-person bake-off was canceled because of coronavirus. Participants are asked to donate at least $20 to a food pantry, bake a pie for a friend and tell them to do the same.

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Sober Living Group Offers Exercise, Community For South Siders Recovering From Substance Use Disorder

Exercise can serve as a powerful metaphor for the recovery process. "Whenever I’m jogging, all I have to do is focus on the next step in front of me," one volunteer said.

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Publican Alums Serving Up Sweet, Savory Treats At Brite Donuts And Baked Goods On Near West Side

From Danish filled with sour cherry cheesecake to chili cream cheese doughnuts, chefs Erika Chan and chef Sieger Bayer hope to offer comfort.