Marquinn McDonald's community patrol team on a recent night out.Provided

‘We Want To Look Out For Our People’: South Side Neighborhood Patrol Aims To Stop Violence Without Police

A growing number of residents fed up with violence are taking matters into their own hands by revitalizing neighborhood watch groups.

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Chicago Park District’s Plan For New Brighton Park Headquarters Lands Endorsement From Key City Committee

Some commissioners lauded a "transformational" investment in the South Side neighborhood while others cautioned about the risk of gentrification.

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Black Chicagoans Die 9 Years Before White Residents. The City Has A New Plan To Confront Racism And Close The Gap

Chicago's life expectancy gap is rooted in systemic racism, officials said when announcing the Healthy Chicago 2025 plan Thursday.