Articles By Block Club Chicago Staff

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Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Roseland Church

As crews battled the blaze, heavy smoke could be seen from the Dan Ryan Expressway and beyond.

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Captured! Coyote Suspected In Attack On Young Boy Nabbed

The agency is waiting on a DNA test to confirm the injured coyote is the one that bit a boy's head, an alderman said.

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Mom Charged With Killing Babies, Stabbing Grandpa At South Shore High-Rise

The 20-year-old woman, who jumped out of a 11th-story window in the incident, is being held on no bail in the apparent murder-suicide attempt.

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9 Block Club Stories That Made An Impact In 2019

Our reporters share the stories that made an impact in 2019 and why covering community news matters to them.

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The Ultimate Guide To Buying Legal Weed In Your Neighborhood

Our guide to your neighborhood marijuana dispensaries — from Andersonville to South Shore.

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Horrific Iroquois Theater Fire Killed Hundreds In The Loop 116 Years Ago Today

Chicago is a city marked by fire, but today the Iroquois fire has been all but forgotten, even though it remains the worst theater fire and the worst single-building fire in U.S. history.

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Man Charged After Englewood House Party Shooting Leaves 13 People Wounded

The party was a memorial celebration for a man who was fatally shot by a motorist he allegedly attempted to carjack in April.

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With New Program, Chicago Community Trust Aims To Give Community Organizers $200,000 Grants To Create Change

The trust will host informational sessions on the new program in Austin on the city's West Side and Grand Boulevard on the city's South Side on Thursday.