12th District Commander Gabriella Shemash addresses West Town neighbors on Thursday, Oct. 15 at the corner of Ada and Huron streets. Hannah Alani / Block Club Chicago

West Town Neighbors Pressure Local Police For Help — But Cops Advise Block Clubs, Phone Trees

Cmdr. Gabriella Shemash said she understood neighbors' fears and frustrations. "Just like you want resources, all of us in blue want resources."

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Coronavirus Kills 197 More Illinoisans Since Wednesday, Bringing Death Toll To 12,029

Among the most recent victims were 55 people in Cook County, including a man in his 30s.

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Chicago Could Reopen Schools In January. Here’s What They’re Telling Parents So Far

The district is laying out several different plans and time frames for an eventual return, but will rely on schools to create specific plans.

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Hundreds Of Holiday Decorations For Sale From ‘Wreaths Of LUV’ Program Teaching Workplace Skills

Twelve youths and young adults are being paid an $800 stipend for the 10-week program, where they create holiday decorations and learn workplace skills and etiquette.