Articles By Jonathan Ballew

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Neighbors Of Rogers Park Women’s Shelter Say They Welcome Expansion With Open Arms

“The residents have never been disruptive. I am glad they are my neighbors," one neighbor said.

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Vacant Storefront, Covered In Question Marks For Years, Leaves Neighbors Feeling More Than Curiosity

“I’m sick of walking by it for years,” said one Rogers Park resident. “The rest of our neighborhood is very respectable, and this makes us look like a dump.”

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St. Anne’s Home Asks To Expand Its Rogers Park Facility To Serve More Women Struggling With Addiction

Neighbors will be able to weigh in as St. Anne's aims to expand from eight to 15 beds at a community meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

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Woman Ambushed, Knocked Out With Odd-Smelling Substance And Raped In Rogers Park, Police Say

The woman told police she was attacked from behind and passed out after having her nose and mouth covered with an unknown substance.

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Lincoln Yards Protesters Feeling Weary, But They Have Not Given Up The Fight

"We are taking what would normally be a five-minute rubber-stamp session and we are turning it into a five-hour ordeal of shame," Hideout owner Tim Tuten said.

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These Free-Range Chickens Wandering Rogers Park Always Come Home For Dinner

The chickens stay at a local daycare center, and like to roam the neighborhood. But they always find their way home, the owner said.

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New Vet Clinic In Uptown Offers Small Staff But Individualized Care (And Just $1 A Visit This Month)

Pet owners can have their furry friend seen by Dr. Vaishali Joshi for just $1 until the end of March.

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Lincoln Yards Almost A Done Deal After Sailing Through Bizarre Zoning Committee Meeting

"So Cappleman gets political cover and Emanuel gets his way anyway," longtime City Hall reporter Fran Spielman tweeted. "What a charade."