A number of altars at the stairs of St. Adalbert were vandalized early Tuesday morning, according to neighbors and former parishioners of the Pilsen church.Judy Vázquez

St. Adalbert Church’s Community-Made Altars In Pilsen Defaced: ‘This Is Hurtful And Painful’

Former parishioners have prayed on the church's steps since it was closed by the archdiocese in July 2019.

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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.