Sebastian Casiano, 16, was fatally shot in an alley near his Humboldt Park home Sept. 2, 2020.GoFundMe; Mina Bloom/Block Club Chicago

Family Mourns Teen Killed In Humboldt Park Shooting: ‘I Just Want Justice For My Son’

Police say Sebastian Casiano, 16, was trying to rob someone when he was killed, but detectives did not find a gun on the scene. "I don't believe that story," his mom said.

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Rocked By Shootings, Albany Park Neighbors Stage Peace March, Vigil: ‘It Seems Like Things Are Getting Worse’

Seven people were shot in Albany Park in three days last week. Before the community could gather Sunday to mourn the victims, at least two more people were shot in the area.

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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.