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Manny Ramos, Illinois Answers Project

City Has Spent Only 15% Of $52 Million In Federal Money Dedicated For Homeless Programs

Two years after receiving the COVID-era funding, Chicago has been slow off the mark with some of its programs to help people experiencing homelessness.


Alderperson Says Migrants Are Causing TB Outbreaks at Police Stations, But It’s Not True

Ald. Ray Lopez claimed migrants sleeping on floors of police stations were infecting officers with tuberculosis, but the Chicago Department of Public Health said there isn’t a single confirmed case.


Chicago Police’s Foot Pursuit Policy Explained

The foot pursuit policy was brought to the forefront last week when Officer Andrés Mauricio Vásquez Lasso was fatally shot chasing a man who was allegedly armed.


As Investors Buy More Homes Around The Obama Presidential Center, Gentrification Worries Soar

South Shore has experienced the largest share of homes for sale bought by investors than any other neighborhood in the city, raising concerns over housing affordability.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore