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Heatwave Music Festival Kicks Off In Douglass Park: ‘Everyone Is Just Welcome To Be Themselves’
PHOTOS: Thousands gathered for the first Heatwave Festival this weekend, which featured Tiësto, Galantis and other EDM artists.
Black-Owned Company Will Bring 6 Grocery Stores To South, West Sides Where Save A Lots Closed
Yellow Banana received $13.5 million from the city to to buy and revitalize six grocery stores on the South and West sides. They are among 79 recipients of the city's Community Development Grant program,
James Cole, The West Side’s ‘Shoe Shine King’ Who Helped His Neighbors Find Work, Dies At 78
James Cole went from shining shoes outside pool halls to opening his own stores and becoming the West Side's "Shoe Shine King." He wanted others to learn, too.
Lightfoot Appoints Former Ald. Michael Scott Jr. To Chicago Board Of Education His Father Once Ran
Michael Scott Jr.'s former aldermanic seat is staying in the family, too. Last month, Lightfoot appointed his sister, Monique Scott, to replace him.
Videos Of Officer Shooting 13-Year-Old On West Side Given To Family, But No Word If Footage Will Be Public
The seventh-grader was left with serious wounds, including damage to his spinal cord, fractured vertebrae and broken ribs, according to a lawsuit the boy's family filed against police.
Urgent Care Center Opens At Ogden Commons On West Side
The One Lawndale Express Care Clinic opened by Sinai Chicago gives West Side residents a quicker alternative to get treatment for issues that don't warrant a visit to the emergency room.
Cook County Jail Detainees Had A Higher Voter Turnout In The Primary Than The City As A Whole
About 20 percent of voters turned out citywide compared to 25 percent of detainees at Cook County Jail. Recent legislation made the jail a polling place with same-day registration, boosting turnout there.
Basketball Standout Norvell Meadows Inspired His West Side Neighborhood. Last Month, He Was Killed Outside His Childhood Home
Meadows, an All-City guard, recently become a father, with hopes of using basketball to go back to college.
My Block, My Hood, My City Bringing Back Popular Youth-Led Community Walks — This Time Focused On Civil Rights Movement
Stops on the tours will include the home and church where Martin Luther King Jr. lived and preached while he organized in Chicago in the '60s.
Young West Siders Launched A ‘Safe Zone’ To Stop Area Violence. Hours Later, One Says He Was Punched By A Cop
Tae Dudley was swarmed by police, punched and cuffed without explanation, he said. He was never charged with a crime. Now, police and the Mayor's Office are investigating the incident.
How A Puerto Rican, Transmasculine Barber Is Creating An Oasis For Black, Queer And Trans People
“I think that when we make a service that’s made for all of us — if you are servicing queer trans Black folks — then everything else can come afterwards," Jai Rodriguez said.
3 Boys Killed In West Humboldt Park Fire Were Trapped In Basement With ‘Only One Way Out’: Officials
The boys' mother, who suffered burns, managed to escape through a window, but the boys were stuck in the apartment, inhaling deadly smoke, said a Fire Department spokesman.
Danny Davis Holds Off Strong Challenge From Activist Kina Collins For 7th District Seat In Congress
Anti-gun activist Kina Collins, 31, gave the 80-year-old congressman a fight.
Police Officers Lied About Why They Dragged Mia Wright From Car, Hurled Racist Slurs In Brickyard Mall Attack, Watchdog Says
When a bystander tried to stop officers from pulling people out of the car, one officer called the person a “f—ing animal," a "c—-,” a "whore" and used other racist and sexist language, the report states. He was allowed to retire.
After 17-Year-Old Boy Killed On CTA Bus, Union For Drivers Says Transit Agency Must Act To Keep Workers, Passengers Safe
Many CTA employees fear the job may be too dangerous due to a spike in violence on buses and trains, a union official said.
3 Children Have Now Died From West Humboldt Park Fire: ‘This Is A Tragedy For Our Community’
Jayden Cruz, 6, and Angel Rodriguez, 11, died of their injuries Monday, officials confirmed. Axel Cruz, 4, died early Sunday morning.
An NBA Barber Built A ‘Safe Zone’ Court For Kids. Now He Needs Help Replacing Stolen Rims
Terrance "Razor Red" Wills, a local barber to hundreds of NBA players, said he uses generous tips from stars to run a youth basketball tournament. Burglars stole the rims Wednesday.
City Council Greenlights Plan To Transform Laramie State Bank Into Housing, Cafe, Museum And Incubator
The $44.2 million plan received a key zoning change needed to redevelop the vacant building for the benefit of the community and local economy as a flagship project of the Invest South/West initiative.
City Council Approves Sale Of Discounted West Side Lots To Retiring Alderman’s Wife
Planning officials said the land sale to the recently-resigned alderman's wife of two lots in don't cross any ethical lines.
Monique Scott Appointed To Her Brother’s Job As 24th Ward Alderman As He Retires
The mayor dismissed critics who said Monique Scott was chosen to replace her brother Michael Scott Jr. based on nepotism, calling the criticism "frankly lazy."