Bridgeport, Chinatown

Jefferson Park, Portage Park Primary category in which blog post is published

Ald. Ed Burke Took Bribe From Portage Park Businessman To Get A Large Sign, Feds Say

Charles Cui, who transformed a long-vacant Six Corners bank building into a Binny’s Beverage Depot and gym, was charged Friday with bribing Burke.

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Kitten Season Means Cats Are Flooding Chicago — But That’s Bad News For Shelters And Animal Lovers

One shelter got 53 kittens in January but that jumped by 240 percent to 127 in March when kitten season started.

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95 Percent Of Chicagoans Listed As Gang Members By Chicago Police Are Black, Latino, Watchdog Audit Finds

Department officials cannot confirm gang designations “are based on reliable evidence” or ensure that the data “serves a legitimate law enforcement purpose,” according to the audit.

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Allergy Season Has Begun And — Thanks To Climate Change — It Could Be Brutal This Spring

Nice, warm weather this spring could make things even worse for people with allergies.

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Internet Failure Interrupts ‘Zombie PARCC’ At 125 Chicago Schools

The outage began in the morning when AT&T, the district’s service provider, accidentally cut through a fiber optic cable.

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Lincoln Yards, The 78 Tax Approved By Key Committee Ahead Of Rahm’s Last City Council Meeting

Several lame-duck aldermen face an agenda packed with measures from Emanuel’s bucket list.

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Poetry Helped South Sider Joshua Houston Cope With Family Tragedy — Then It Got Him A Full Ride To College

Houston credits much of his success to his love of poetry —and the Boys & Girls club for fostering that love.

Downtown Primary category in which blog post is published

2019 Election Turnout Might Be The Worst In Chicago History

The 19th Ward had the highest turnout with 49.5 percent of voters casting a ballot. But the city is only at 32 percent overall.

Bridgeport, Chinatown Primary category in which blog post is published

White Sox Postpone Home Opener Against Mariners To Friday

The change was made because Thursday is expected to have rainy, chilly weather.