Bronzeville, Near South Side

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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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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.

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What Does Having An Openly Gay Mayor Mean To LGBTQ Chicagoans?

Lori Lightfoot's win signifies a big change, but "it's important that we don't confuse this [victory] with liberation and justice for everyone," advocates say.

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Lori Lightfoot Is Chicago’s Next Mayor — Which Means Big Changes Are Coming To Schools

She inherits governance of a school district that a decade ago topped 400,000 students but has since dropped nearly 12 percent to 361,000.

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Lori Lightfoot Sweeps Mayoral Race, Winning All 50 Wards In Historic Victory

Despite the landslide, an overwhelming majority of the city didn't bother voting at all.