Police Killed Chicago Poet Prince Akbar In 2010. 12 Years Later, His Mom Is Releasing A Collection Of His Writings
Artist Lajuana Lampkins has gained a following for selling her paintings on the street in Wicker Park. Her collection of her late son's poetry and other writings will be released Friday.7 minutes ago
Chicago-Area Moms Are Collecting Extra Baby Formula To Help Families Affected By National Shortage
The Chicagoland Baby Formula Collection is gathering unopened, unexpired baby formula from parents and donating it to low-income families in need: Even if "it's just one can, it's something."17 minutes ago
South DuSable Lake Shore Drive, Cottage Grove, 79th Street Among Streets Proposed For Bus Improvements
The Better Streets for Buses plan proposes a network of corridors across the city — including 10 along the lakefront from Kenwood to South Shore — to renovate with bus-friendly improvements.17 minutes ago
A Lollapalooza Loophole In Lighfoot’s Curfew To Crack Down On Crime Has Youth Asking: Who Is Downtown For?
Youth organizers are outraged a clause in the curfew crackdown would exempt teens coming home from ticketed events. And they say discouraging teens from the places they feel safe Downtown will only make violence worse.32 minutes ago