Officials, including Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans (middle), cutting the ribbon on Avondale's new restorative justice community court on Monday.Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

‘We’re Not Going To Send You To Jail’: Avondale Restorative Justice Court Gives Alternative To Resolve Crime

It's the second court of its kind in Chicago. A third community court to resolve nonviolent crimes is opening in Englewood next week.

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New Mural Outside Bucktown-Wicker Park Library Brings A Piece Of Rural Illinois To The City

Artist and architect Sam Marts designed the mural to be an ode to the corn industry in Illinois.

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20 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,120 New Cases Reported

Among the victims were five people in Cook County. At least 8,411 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

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Woman On Divvy Bike Says Pick-Up Truck Driver Hit, Seriously Injured Her In Logan Square

Because of her head injuries, Marguerite Wynter doesn't remember much about what happened. Wynter and her family are calling on witnesses to come forward.