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Curie Principal Promises To Add Alarms, Cameras And More Staff After A Student Brought A Gun To School
Curie's principal said school leaders tracked down the student and took the gun within minutes.
After Teen Brings A Gun To Curie High School, Concerns Rise Over Safety And Support
District officials didn't answer questions about how the teen entered the building with a weapon, since students are supposed to go through metal detectors to get into school.
How A Southwest Side Group Is Helping Young People Learn Queer History
With the Queer Riot internship, the Gage Park Latinx Council is broadening queer history beyond what's taught in schools, focusing especially on the perspectives of queer women, femmes and people of color.
Mental Health Emergency Teams Expanding To Southwest Side, Giving Residents In Crisis More Support
The new team will spend several weeks meeting with local groups, community members and health care providers. The members will begin responding to emergencies in June.
Momentos Distintos Outdoor Photo Exhibit Shows Southwest Siders The Beauty In ‘Seemingly Mundane’ Everyday Moments
Eduardo Cornejo, whose photos are on display outside Esperanza Health Centers in Brighton Park, said it's been his mission to document more of his own neighborhoods.
Carnitas Uruapan Opening Little Village Restaurant, Sputnik Coffee Launching Flagship Cafe Thanks To City Grant
Another grantee, Esperanza Health, is using its $4.2 million grant to build a sprawling neighborhood health campus in Brighton Park.
26 Community Development Projects Get $33.5 Million In City Funding
Neighborhood restaurants, businesses and community centers were awarded grants of up to $7 million as part of the Chicago Recovery Plan's community development initiative.
How Can Chicago Reduce Crime? Security Camera Plan A Start — But Neighbors Need To Work Together, SW Siders Say
Hundreds of Chicagoans attended a city-sponsored town hall to discuss strategies to stop crime. "The stronger relationship you have with your neighbor, the safer block you're going to be living on," one city leader said.
Could Little Village Be Getting A New Alderman? George Cardenas Says He Won’t Run For City Council If He Wins County Seat He’s Pursuing
Ald. George Cardenas, a powerful mayoral ally, is running for a Cook County Board of Review. If elected, he'll drop out of the aldermanic race, he said.
Southwest Side Group Gets $1 Million In Federal Funding To Buy, Rehab Vacant Buildings In Chicago Lawn
The money will be used to buy and rehab vacant homes, restoring much-needed affordable housing on the Southwest Side, organizers say.
Small Neighborhood Groups Can Get $10,000 For Summer Programs That Keep Young People Safe
Grants from the Chicago Fund in 2021 helped an East Garfield Park block club organize a block party and a North Lawndale anti-violence group put on community bike rides, a Juneteenth concert and a back-to-school event.
Anti-Dibs Alderman Throwing Away Items Used To Save Parking Spots On Snowy Southwest Side Streets
Nine truckloads of stuff have been carted out of Ald. Ray Lopez’s ward, which covers parts of Back of the Yards, Gage Park and Brighton Park.
Chicago-Area Amazon Warehouse Workers Get Pay Raise After Staging Pre-Christmas Walkouts
New hires at the warehouses will now earn $18 an hour, up from $15.80.
Is CPS Undercounting COVID-19 Cases In Schools? Alderpeople Demand Investigation As Allegations Spread
CPS officials denied any wrongdoing and defended their methodology, saying the discrepancy highlighted on Twitter will be cleared up.
Scooters Are Coming Back To Chicago, But They Won’t Be Allowed On The 606 Trail
The scooters, which are arriving in the spring, will also be banned on the lakefront path and the riverwalk.
Amazon Workers Get Some Concessions Since December Walkouts — But No Word On Raises
The starting wage for workers at the Gage Park and Cicero delivery stations is nearly $3 less than what employees get at other area warehouses, an organizer said.
COVID-19 Testing Chain Opened Pop-Ups Across The US. Now, It’s Temporarily Closing Amid Federal Investigation And Mounting Complaints
The Center for COVID Control's lab wasted 40,000 tests, according to a federal report. And again and again, people have reported getting late results, no results — or ones that don't make sense.
Block Club Chicago Awarded $1.6 Million Grant From American Journalism Project To Expand
In conjunction with the American Journalism Project grant, the Chicago Community Trust pledged an additional $450,000 in matching funds to Block Club over three years.
Gage Park School Needs Donations To Teach Kindergarteners How To Ride Bikes
Horizon Science Academy Southwest Chicago is trying to bring in a program so students can learn how to ride a bike.
Christmas In Chicago: 26 Photos Of Amazing Holiday Decorations In The City
PHOTOS: Chicagoans have decorated their blocks with hundreds of lights, candy canes and blow-up snowmen as they prepare for Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's.