Articles By Block Club Chicago Staff
Norfolk Southern Railroad came under harsh criticism for a sting operation that left a semi-truck with shoes on Englewood streets.
While many have spoken out against the practice, many others support it, Johnson said: " I've had a lot of people say to me, 'Superintendent they shouldn’t be out there doing what they were doing.'"
A deaf man arrested in "Operation Trailer Trap" was looking for food on one of the "bait trucks," reports say.
"In a moment where police capacity is clearly under extreme strain, these sort of tactics are the last thing we should be spending manpower and energy on," Ald. Roderick T. Sawyer (6th) said.
Police Defend Use Of ‘Bait Trucks’ On Chicago’s South Side: ‘No One Touches It, No One Gets Locked Up,’ Officer Says (VIDEO)
When asked by Englewood activists if police set up similar trucks in majority-white neighborhoods, an officer replies yes: "Type in bait truck Chicago."
The pot keeps rolling over and over and over at McNally's on Western in Morgan Park.
Photographer Rich Myers documented Thursday's march.
From Austin to Woodlawn, see the full list of businesses that were awarded Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants.
The yearlong project removed a century of grime from the Second Presbyterian Church's huge "Peace" window.