Englewood, Chatham

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Incumbent Aldermen Haul In Big Bucks As Opponents Gear Up To Challenge Them

Candidates in contested aldermanic races have roughly $5.2 million to spend on upcoming races.

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Rapper Vic Mensa And AT&T Team Up To Give Backpacks To South Side Students

“This will definitely help us," one Auburn Gresham mother said.

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Activist Hal Baskin, Who Gave Up Gang Life To Work For Peace, Dies At 66

Baskin ran an Englewood community center for more than 20 years.

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What’s The City Of Chicago Doing About Its Problem With Duplicate Sticker Tickets?

Seven weeks after the city pledged to address the issue, drivers are still on the hook — and now Chicago’s ticketing practices are becoming an issue in the mayor’s race.

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Railroad Police Regret Using Bait Trucks In Chicago, Promise Not To Do It Again

Norfolk Southern Railroad came under harsh criticism for a sting operation that left a semi-truck with shoes on Englewood streets.

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South Side Cyclists Say They Want Stony Island Bike Lanes, But The Political Will Isn’t There

After the death of cyclist Luster Jackson, some hoped bike lanes would be back on the table. But others are apprehensive.

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Chicago Police Will Take ‘A Hard Look’ At Future Use Of Bait Trucks After Backlash, Top Cop Says

While many have spoken out against the practice, many others support it, Johnson said: " I've had a lot of people say to me, 'Superintendent they shouldn’t be out there doing what they were doing.'"

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‘Bait Truck’ Backlash: Cops Setting Up Poor Residents To Steal ‘Unacceptable,’ Leaders Say

A deaf man arrested in "Operation Trailer Trap" was looking for food on one of the "bait trucks," reports say.

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Violence Interrupter Aims To Unseat 15th Ward Alderman Raymond Lopez

“I have a problem with how he addresses violence,” candidate Joseph WIlliams said of Lopez. Berto Aguayo announced last week he will also run for the seat.