Ald. Raymond Lopez (15th) Brighton Park office windows were smashed with a brick for a second time in two weeks. This is the third attack against the alderman this month, he said.Ald. Raymond Lopez/ Twitter

Southwest Side Alderman’s Office Vandalized Again In ‘Third Attack This Month’

Ald. Raymond Lopez said gangs are trying to intimidate him as he holds "gangs accountable" on the Southwest Side. “I will not waiver… I’m not deterred."

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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.