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Here’s How You Can Donate School Supplies To CPS Students

Neighbors are encouraged to drop off or send backpacks to one of several sites on the North Side.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

New State Law Mandates Life Rings Along Lake Michigan After Years Of Advocacy From Rogers Park Neighbors

The law comes after Rogers Park neighbors squared off with Chicago Park District on life ring policy along the lakefront following a 19-year-old's drowning death.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After 3 Die At Rogers Park Senior Building That Didn’t Turn On Its Air Conditioning, Alderwoman Calls For Investigation

Ald. Maria Hadden said residents of the James Sneider Apartments complained of heat days before three women were found dead in the high-rise.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

State Bill Would Require Life Rings At All Lake Michigan Public Beaches, Piers And Other Access Points

Rep. Kelly Cassidy, a Rogers Park Democrat, is seeking the state law change after neighbors led a successful campaign to install life rings at city beaches.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Mental Health Experts Will Respond To Some Emergency Calls Instead Of Police As Part Of New Far North Side Program

Trilogy's mental health crisis response team is part of a statewide program to divert 911 calls for someone experiencing a crisis from police to trained specialists.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

‘Do Not Help Her’: After Texts Show Ald. Jim Gardiner Called Constituent A ‘C-nt,’ Council Members Want Him Punished

More than 20 elected officials are calling on Gardiner to publicly apologize after he urged staff not to help constituents who criticized him and called female residents and City Hall staffers “b-tch” and “c-nt.”

Citywide

Michael Simmons Sworn In As Newest State Senator, Beating Out Cassidy For Far North Side Seat

Simmons, deputy director of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, fills the seat left vacant by the resignation of state Sen. Heather Steans.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

After Sudden Retirement, 6 Candidates Seek Appointment To Become Far North Side’s State Senator

The candidates are seeking to be appointed to the State Senate seat being vacated by recently reelected Sen. Heather Steans.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Business Owners Brace For Brutal Winter, Ask Local Leaders For Help Surviving

With budget constraints limiting the financial aid that can go to businesses, aldermen said they are using their platform to boost local shops.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Rogers Park Cleans Up After Tornado: ‘Destruction Like I’ve Never Seen’

No major injuries were reported in the city's first tornado in two years.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park