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Chicago’s New Top Cop Rejects Code Of Silence, Says Good Officers Should Hold Bad Cops Accountable

"I reject the view that you can't support cops and hold them accountable," Police Supt. David Brown said. "God help us if we can't find the courage to publicly condemn police misconduct and excessive force."

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Protesters Encouraged To Get Coronavirus Testing. Here Are The Sites

"My hope is that we don't get to a point where we actually start to see a significant increase again," said the city's top doctor. "I don't think it's possible that we won't see any effect of that on the numbers."

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Black And Brown Food Pantry, Solidarity March Show Young Activists Are United For Justice: ‘We Are Family’

It's time for Chicago's Black and Latino communities to organize together, Southwest Side activists say. “We face the same struggles …with unemployment, affordable housing, incarceration."

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Latino And Black Leaders Unite Across Neighborhoods To Denounce Hate: ‘We’re Stronger Together’

After tensions ran high this week, organizers partnered to bridge relationships. "The small amount of people that acted out in that fashion … do not represent the community as a whole."

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Chicago Moves Into Coronavirus Phase 3 Today. Here’s What To Expect

Big changes have come: More businesses will be able to open their doors, offices can reopen and people will be able to gather in groups of 10 or fewer.

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LIVE UPDATES: Downtown Starts Reopening Wednesday, Mayor Lightfoot Pledges To Speed Up Police Reforms

Block Club reporters are following what’s happening in neighborhoods all around the city.

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Police Order Little Village Businesses To Close Tuesday

It is not immediately clear why the police are ordering 26th Street businesses to close. Break-ins have been reported across the ward, Ald. Michael Rodriguez said.

Coronavirus Progress Is ‘Fragile At Best’ As 113 More People Die Statewide

An additional 1,614 people tested positive for the virus in the past day.

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Black Chicagoans Being Harassed In Some Latino Neighborhoods, Officials Say: ‘We Are In This Struggle Together’

Little Village neighbors protected businesses after people looted shops. But a few Latino men were indiscriminately targeting Black people, Ald. Rodriguez said.