Articles By Mauricio Peña

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Solorio Academy Votes To Keep Cops On Campus

The Gage Park school joins a growing list of Chicago high schools that have opted in recent weeks to keep school resource officers in place.

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Hancock College Prep Votes Out Police, Becoming 4th CPS School To Remove Cops On Campus

In a 6-4 vote, the school council voted against keeping officers at the Southwest Side school after hearing from teachers and parents.

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Developer To Pitch Plans For 5-Story Office Building On Randolph In West Loop

The project at the northeast corner of Randolph and Carpenter streets would replace an MB Financial bank branch building.

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After Census Bureau Moves Up Deadline, Chicago Organizers Scrambling To Get Residents Counted

Organizers now have to squeeze three months of labor-intensive work into two months, and they're worried they won’t be able to reach as many residents in resource-starved neighborhoods.

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Family Of Slain Pilsen Barista Sues Ex-Marine Accused Of Stabbing Him At Richard’s Bar

The family filed the civil lawsuit Monday, against the bar and Thomas Tansey, 30, who faces first-degree murder charges in Paterimos' slaying following a fight at Richard’s Bar.

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Recess In Fulton Market Closes After Staffer Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Owners of the expansive outdoor patio at City Hall encouraged customers who visited over the weekend to get tested.

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The Love Fridge Is Bringing Free Food To Neighbors In Need In Little Village, Bridgeport: ‘People Want To Help’

As residents struggle with the economic downturn of coronavirus, volunteers are bringing fully stocked refrigerators to neighborhoods struggling with food insecurity.

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The Party Is Over: Chicago Shuts Down Warehouse Bash And Vows To Do The Same For Other Mass Gatherings

A new city task force is cracking down on parties, events and large gatherings in commercial and residential buildings.

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Dr. Murphy’s Food Hall Opens In Old Cook County Hospital

From Mexican to Indian to Vietnamese, the food hall offers a dozen food, drink and dessert options inside the former hospital.