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More Police, Surveillance Cameras Coming To Hyde Park After South Side’s ‘Downtown’ Shot Up, 2 Killed In Separate Incidents

UChicago Police will immediately increase its off-campus presence, officials said. "We're not going to police ourselves out of this. We're not going to program ourselves out of this. It takes a bunch of work," Ald. Leslie Hairston said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

County Board President Preckwinkle’s Security Officer Fired Shots During Attempted Carjacking Outside Her Hyde Park Home, Officials Say

Preckwinkle's office and local police are all pointing fingers at each other to share specifics — but officials were quick to say the shooting was in response to an attempted carjacking.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Public Defender’s Office Now Can Represent Non-Citizens In Immigration Cases: This ‘Will Change Lives’

"Everyone, regardless of their immigration status, should have fair representation," Cook County Commissioner Alma Anaya said.


Get A History Lesson On Two Wheels About The 1919 Race Riot — And Its Impact On Modern Chicago

With visits to riot sites and other important parts of Chicago Black history, organizers of a weekend bike ride want to give context to the racial violence of a century ago.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Restoration Of 35 Historic But Vacant Pullman Row Houses Underway

The homes, which have sat vacant for decades, will be restored and sold as affordable housing.

Roseland, Pullman

Free UChicago Lectures On Racial Justice, Coronavirus And More Available

Educational resources on a wide range of topics, freely available for anyone in Cook County, will be released every Monday through August 31.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

A Life-Changing Moment: Woman Wins A Free Bungalow As Part Of Land Bank Giveaway

Vanessa Johnson beat out 15,000 other applicants to win a newly rehabbed three-bedroom Washington Heights bungalow.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Lori Lightfoot Becomes Nation’s 1st Black Lesbian Mayor After Beating Toni Preckwinkle

Lightfoot is also the city's first openly gay mayor.


As Chicago Heads To The Polls In Historic Election, Here Are The Big Questions Facing The City

Chicago City Council lost 132 years of combined experience in retirements and defeats in the first round.


For Toni Preckwinkle, Hyde Park Will Always Be Home

The longtime Hyde Park resident talks to Block Club Chicago about her love for the neighborhood that shaped her life — and her politics.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Promises, Tamales And Even Truth-Telling: Chicago’s Mayoral Race Hits The Final Stretch

In the campaign to succeed Rahm Emanuel, candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle talk neighborhoods and look for votes.

Why These South Side Women Voted For Willie Wilson — And Think You Should Have Done The Same

"The ballot was like a huge menu at a restaurant that you don't want anything from, but you have to order anyway."

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Mayoral Debate Will Have 8 Candidates Face Off Over Millennial Issues, Police Reform And More

The Friday event will be moderated by reporter Mary Ann Ahern and activist Ja'Mal Green.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Preckwinkle Aide Picked To Replace Kwame Raoul During Weekend Meeting, Frustrating Some Residents: ‘The Fix Was In’

"The residents didn't want a secret meeting. ... Why schedule something this important an hour before the Bears playoffs?"

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Ald. Ed Burke Urged Burger King Franchisee To Donate To Preckwinkle Campaign, Extortion Charges Allege

Burke stepped down as chairman of the City Council's Finance Committee Friday morning.


What Could Fix Affordable Housing In Chicago? Mayoral Candidates Offer Answers At CTU Forum

Candidates Amara Enyia, Lori Lightfoot, Susana Mendoza, Toni Preckwinkle and Paul Vallas participated in the forum.

Lincoln Park, Old Town