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Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop Primary category in which blog post is published

Southwest Side Alderman’s Office Vandalized Again In ‘Third Attack This Month’

Ald. Raymond Lopez said gangs are trying to intimidate him as he holds "gangs accountable" on the Southwest Side. “I will not waiver… I’m not deterred."

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2nd Scooter Pilot Starts Aug. 12 With Bird, Lime And Spin

The city will allow vendors to leave scooters out at night. Last time, vendors had to pick them up at night and re-deploy them in the morning.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

High School Football Moved Back To Spring After State Makes New Coronavirus Restrictions

The rules, which go into effect Aug. 15, apply to people of all ages and cover almost all areas of athletics.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus Won’t Be Over For ‘Years’ In Chicago, City’s Top Doctor Says

"I don't know we'll ever get to a point where COVID will be eradicated, to be perfectly honest," said Dr. Allison Arwady.

Chicago Schools Have 3 Weeks To Vote On School Police. Here Are The Details.

Two councils have voted in support of removing resource officers from their schools already. Here are the meetings this week.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published

Free UChicago Lectures On Racial Justice, Coronavirus And More Available

Educational resources on a wide range of topics, freely available for anyone in Cook County, will be released every Monday through August 31.

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Longtime Street Vendor Forced To Shut Down, Outraging Southwest Side Activists, Residents

The vendor has sold Mexican ice cream at 56th Street and Kedzie Avenue in Gage Park for more than 12 years — but now she's been booted from the ward.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

Coronavirus Making A Comeback In Illinois, Pritzker Warns Amid ‘Very Concerning’ Rise In Cases

It won't "take long to reverse all of our gains" if new cases continue to grow in Illinois, Gov. JB Pritzker said Wednesday.