Activists hand out free food and water to protesters in the Lincoln Park neighborhood during a peaceful protest on June 2, 2020 in reaction to the death of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

As Temps Rise, Two Public Health Crises Could Emerge: ‘It’s A Deadly Combination’

This week is the 25th Anniversary of the 1995 heat wave that killed hundreds of Chicagoans. As temperatures soar during a global pandemic, experts say it’s important to stay vigilant.

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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.