Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

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West Side Community Garden Getting Renovations So Seniors, People With Disabilities Can Use It

Paved walkways and raised planters will make it easier for people with disabilities to garden — including military veterans like garden founder Robert Hart.

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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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Boy, 8, Among 4 People Wounded In North Lawndale Shooting

The boy and three adults were hospitalized in fair condition, police said.

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Who Will Win? $10 Million ‘Chicago Prize’ To Be Awarded To A Community-Led Project Thursday

Six South and West Side neighborhood coalitions are vying for the prize, which will fund one group's plans to create housing, jobs programs, health centers and more critical resources for underserved communities.

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Chicago Public Schools Will Start With All-Remote Learning On Sept. 8

Teachers and parents pushed back against the district's plan to have most kids in school for two days per week.

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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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Chicago Officer Shot In Leg In North Lawndale, Marking 4th Cop Shot In A Week

The officer's wound is not life-threatening, police said, and the alleged gunman was taken into custody.

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Cook County Teen Dies Of Coronavirus As Illinois Reports 1,471 New Cases

The teenager is among the youngest people known to have died from coronavirus infection in the state.

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West Side Grocery Store Shut Down By City Because Of Crime, Leaving Neighbors With One Less Fresh Food Option

The city revoked the store's license for allegedly failing to comply with a safety plan the city mandated after several shootings in the area.