Activists and neighbors showed up at a retired Chicago police officer’s home in Bronzeville on Wednesday, hoping to prevent her from being evicted again.
Police serving an eviction at a Southwest Side home found 44 pounds of marijuana, weapons and ammunition, and an apparent drug deal taking place, all of which led to the arrests of two men.
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and neighborhood groups teamed up Wednesday to fight against companies they claim are trying to deceive renters and even board up the foreclosed buildings where they still legally live.
Bond has been set at $50,000 for a South Shore resident who pointed an AK-47 assault rifle at his landlord, who had gone to the man’s apartment Tuesday night to discuss his eviction.
Imagine being told you have one day to pack up and move out. That was the message for dozens of people living at the Sheffield House Hotel in Lakeview.