On Sept. 2, Mayor Lori Lightfoot handed out masks and hand sanitizer in Belmont Cragin, which is seeing an uptick in its coronavirus positivity rate.Mayor's Office

Belmont Cragin, Home To City’s Largest Latino Population, Continues To Struggle With Coronavirus

Six months into the pandemic, the most vexing problem facing Belmont Cragin leaders is how to protect residents when the cards are stacked against them.

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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.