Left: Chicago Police officials speak at a press conference Monday. Right: Janari Ricks, 9, and his mother Jalisa Ford. Facebook

After 9-Year-Old Killed, Fed-Up Witnesses Come Forward, Leading To Quick Arrest: ‘Without The Community, We Can’t Do Our Job’

A feud between two men whose families have known each other for nearly 50 years led to the shooting, Ald. Walter Burnett Jr. said.

Lincoln Park, Old Town Primary category in which blog post is published
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For Parents Of Children With Disabilities, Remote Learning Feels Like Another Full-Time Job

Chicago Public Schools has pledged this year will be better for students in special education. But it’s still unclear how the district will provide some services virtually.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Developers Break Ground On 26-Story, 11-Story Apartment Towers In West Loop

The project will bring 500 new apartments to West Randolph Street near Union Park.

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Francis Parker School Says It Won’t Buy More Neighborhood Property — For Now

Representatives from the private school said they have no immediate plans to buy more property, but they will hold onto their units in another condo building for "long-term planning."