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Paul Vallas and Brandon Johnson were invited to the rally. Sharpton didn’t endorse Johnson, but he told the crowd to ‘let the record show who showed up’ to the event.
Starting this month, recipients of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program will see a decrease in their benefits after a coronavirus pandemic-era funding boost ended.
Danny Smith Jr. and another male were found shot about 8:45 a.m.
The Illinois Appellate Court overturned an election board ruling that Shawn A. Walker didn’t have enough signatures on his ballot petitions. Now he will face incumbent Ald. Jason Ervin in one of Chicago’s most violent wards.
Organizers say they will need more funding to complete the project and keep it running in the long term.
Police officers taking someone into custody were confronted by a group of people. Two people were taken into custody and a weapon was recovered, officials said.
The library’s collection includes a range of items, from home improvement tools to projectors, all available for Chicago residents to borrow. It’s open three days a week.
The Garfield Park Rite to Wellness Collaborative is the recipient of the Pritzker Traubert Foundation $10 million Chicago Prize 2022.
Within months after Mayor Lori Lightfoot took office, the police twice raided a two-flat owned by Burnett and his wife Darlena Williams-Burnett and accused them in a lawsuit of owning a “public nuisance” where drugs were sold.
The man, 42, was shot about 4:10 p.m. in the 4400 block of West Jackson Boulevard.
About 4:30 p.m., the teen and a 25-year-old man were in a convenience store in the first block of South Kostner Avenue when at least one suspect left a vehicle and opened fire, Chicago police said.
The plan borrows an approach used to focus developers’ attention on other neighborhoods while adding a financial incentive,
Black-owned company gets OK for $13.5M city subsidy to buy, revamp 6 South, West side grocery stores
Ald. Jason Ervin (28th), chairman of the City Council’s Black Caucus, said the Save A Lot name that will be revived by stores operated by Yellow Banana has been seriously damaged by store closings.
The Garfield Park Rite to Wellness Collaborative is one of six finalists vying for the Pritzker Traubert Foundation $10 million Chicago Prize 2022.
Participants will take fitness classes and healthy cooking classes; ‘I’ve never known anything specifically geared toward the health and wellness of the community like this,’ said one organizer.
The venture aims to deliver fresh produce from local community gardens to homes for seniors — saving them the trip.
Debuting Sunday, Purple Block Party is created by West Siders for their community.
The bottom line for some local street vendors is to keep money coming in. “This is my way of staying above water,” one seller said.
The facility is a partnership between the University of Illinois-Chicago’s Community Outreach Intervention Projects program and the West Side Heroin and Opioid Task Force. Their goal is curbing overdose deaths.
Two armed males entered the bus in the 300 block of South Pulaski Road, walked to the back and began shooting at two people on board, Chicago police said.
“When I got into office, the people who were used to having their way, who were used to dominating our city — they wanted their city back and they’ve been fighting against us every single day,” the mayor told the breakfast crowd at Starlight Restaurant, 8300 S. Kedzie Ave.
The peace march comes just days after five people were seriously wounded in a shootout in front of the West Garfield Park elementary school.
The probe by Homeland Security Investigations and the Chicago Police Department, dubbed “Operation American Hustle,” spanned over a year and relied on wiretaps and undercover buys at West Side drug markets.