Cultivate Collective, one of six finalists vying for the Pritzker Traubert Foundation $10 million prize, wants to transform a vacant lot into a leading example of green design.
The winner of the annual cow pie drop could take home $5,000, and proceeds will fund repairs at St. Faustina Kowalska parish.
A man with a 10-inch butcher knife was shot to death last year by Chicago police after he stabbed an officer and a civilian.
Judy Mahoney wants to work at Byrne Elementary until she retires. CPS Thursday offered her another one-year contract.
Daniel Regalado allegedly veered into oncoming traffic in the 4900 block of South Cicero Avenue and hit a Cadillac Escalade head-on.
She was identified as Cire Robinson of Oak Lawn by the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Officer Joseph Cabrera fired a round at a man in the 5800 block of West 52nd Street in Garfield Ridge on Oct. 13. He has since been stripped of his police powers and, on Wednesday, was charged with with aggravated discharge of a firearm and disorderly conduct in connection with the shooting.
Rafael Flores, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.
Police say Arafat Atik was ejected at least 100 feet.
Police canceled her missing person alert Thursday.
A woman struck the officers’ vehicle with her car while making a left turn, police said. The crash is being investigated as alcohol-related.
Margarita Perez, 44, was last seen near 56th Street and Rutherford Avenue, according to a missing person alert from Chicago police.
At least five burglaries in the Southwest Side neighborhood were reported in the morning and afternoon hours between Nov. 21 and Nov. 27, police said.
Annette Ladesma was last seen July 25 in the 5600 block of South Archer Avenue, Chicago police said.
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