Community Organizer Ronnie Mosley Declares Victory In 21st Ward Runoff To Replace Ald. Howard Brookins
With all 29 precincts reporting, Mosley held 52.12 percent of the vote over Cornell Dantzler.
William Hall Declares Victory In 6th Ward Race To Replace Ald. Roderick Sawyer
With all 27 precincts reporting, Hall held 57.8 percent of the vote to challenger Richard Wooten's 42.1 percent.
Lindblom Principal Removed From Englewood High School Following CPS Investigation
Abdul Muhammad has been reassigned to a district network office. It was not immediately known why, but CPS officials said it was not related to reports of teachers taking students to vote.
Artist Isiah ‘ThoughtPoet’ Veney Explores South Side Roots In New Exhibit, ‘Lil Chico From Tuley Park’
“Lil Chico From Tuley Park,” a free, family-friendly exhibit dedicated to Veney's love for the South Side, will debut Saturday at A Very Serious Gallery in River West.
Englewood’s Long-Awaited Nature Trail Will Cost $72 Million To Build, City Says
The city has received about $26.4 million in federal, state and city funding, leaders at a city department said. Construction will begin in 2026.
Englewood’s Long-Vacant Leon’s Bar-B-Q Will Soon Become A Dining Destination
The Resident Association of Greater Englewood hopes to open “The Re-Up 1158 Project,” a destination for great eats and gathering, as soon as 2024.
Englewood’s Save A Lot Will Open ‘As Soon As Possible,’ Replacing Closed Whole Foods Market
A firm opening date isn't clear for the store neighbors have strongly opposed. Neighbors were previously told the store would have a "soft opening" Tuesday. The grand opening is “definitely not next week," a spokesperson said.
What’s Next For Ald. Roderick Sawyer? For Now, Longtime 6th Ward Leader Says He’s Focused On Backing Vallas
Sawyer, who will step down in May, supported efforts to remove police officers from schools, create local police councils and establish long-term solutions for gun violence.
William Hall, Richard Wooten Vow To Restore Public Safety In Race To Succeed 6th Ward Ald. Roderick Sawyer
Hall and Wooten, both pastors, emerged from an 11-person race to advance to the runoff to represent the South Side ward.
Retired Firefighter Cornell Dantzler And Local Organizer Ronnie Mosley Head To 21st Ward Runoff
Seven candidates entered the February race to succeed Ald. Howard Brookins. Now, candidates Dantzler and Mosley will compete to be the area's first new alderperson in 20 years.
6 South And West Side Alderpeople Endorse Paul Vallas, Banking On Him To Cut Crime And Boost Policing
Some alderpeople said neighbors are afraid to leave their homes because of crime. Vallas' pledge to boost policing with "zero tolerance for misconduct" is the best solution for the city, they said.
Art Gallery Cultural Artifacts Will Open In Englewood Next Year
Howard Bailey hopes to open the $600,000 community gallery and live-in workspace by spring 2024 to give local artists of color a safe space to display their work and perfect their craft.
Englewood Voters Overwhelmingly Support Referendum To Reopen Racine Green Line Station
In the non-binding ballot question, about 93 percent of Englewood residents approved relaunching the station, which shut down nearly three decades ago.
Ald. Michelle Harris Cruises To Reelection In 8th Ward Race
With all precincts reporting, Harris earned about 71 percent of the vote to win her fifth full term in office.
South Side Pastors Head To Runoff In 6th Ward Race To Replace Ald. Roderick Sawyer
Richard Wooten and William Hall beat nine candidates in a crowded race to represent parts of West Woodlawn, Chatham, Park Manor, West Chesterfield, Grand Crossing, Auburn Gresham and Englewood.
Ronnie Mosley, Cornell Dantzler Advance To Runoff In Crowded 21st Ward Race To Succeed Ald. Howard Brookins
Mosley and Dantzler emerged from seven candidates to replace the retiring Brookins.
Ald. Stephanie Coleman Easily Wins Reelection In 16th Ward Race
Coleman won 77.5 percent of the vote over her two challengers, easily avoiding a runoff.
Ald. David Moore Secures Third Term In 17th Ward After Running Unopposed
Moore, first elected in 2015, was a key figure in renaming Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable Drive in honor of the city's first non-Indigenous resident.
Norfolk Southern Derailment Sent Toxic Fumes Into Ohio’s Air. Now, Chicago’s Englewood Neighbors Are Fighting To Keep Their Community Safe
The company has spent years expanding on the South Side, gearing up to run more freight traffic through a dense residential area shouldering decades of environmental burden.
An Englewood Fitness Program Is Helping Neighbors Dance Again: ‘We Want To Change Lifestyles’
With classes like Treadmill Church and Sit and Be Fit, neighbors can join the Healthy Urban Lifestyle Program for exercise classes that cater to all ages.