Critic Calls Ald. James Gardiner's Remarks About Offensive Texts A 'Non-Apology' And 'Insufficient'Ald. James Gardiner (45th) made his first public comments Tuesday about leaked text messages in which he used slurs when talking about another alderman and women who work in city politics – but his critics say his words fell flat.
Residents Rally And Call On Ald. James Gardiner To Resign Amid Multiple Claims Of Abuse Of PowerA rally was held on the Northwest Side Monday night, demanding the resignation of Ald. James Gardiner (45th).
Bronzeville Celebrates Opening Of Hatch 41, A New Co-Working Space Supporters Hope Helps Build Neighborhood's Momentum“My motto, and a lot of people’s motto in Bronzeville, is make Bronzeville a place where we can all work, live, and play," said Hatch 41 co-owner Stephen Mitchell.
Vegandale Festival In Grant Park Is Not Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination Or Negative Test, Leading Some Vendors To Back OutA large-scale vegan festival is coming to Grant Park this weekend. It will not be requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test – which has some vendors rethinking their participation.
Local Dad And CPS Alum Launches Carpooling App, PiggyBack, Amid School Bus Driver ShortageA local dad is offering a solution to the ongoing school bus driver shortage – in the form of a carpooling app.
With Gun Violence At Crisis Level In Chicago, Victims Hope Crackdown On Straw Purchases And Gun Trafficking Has An ImpactPolice blame some of the violence in Chicago on illegal guns brought in from other states, and they’re starting to crack down on it. As CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported Monday night, victims of gun violence say it’s about time.
Junction Of Western And Logan Is Getting Protected Bike Lane, But It Took 'School Of Rock' Star Kevin Clark's Death To Make It HappenFor years, residents of the Avondale and Logan Square communities pushed to make the intersection of Western Avenue and Logan Boulevard safer. But it wasn’t until former child actor and Chicago bicyclist Kevin Clark was killed in a crash there in May that they got a response.
Protests Over Dolton Police Shooting That Killed 19-Year-Old Alexis Wilson End With ArrestsA protest over a highly-charged surveillance video in Dolton ended with arrests Wednesday night.
Massive School Bus Driver Shortage At CPS Had Family Spending $36 For Student's 9-Mile Lyft Ride HomeOn Tuesday, Chicago Public Schools bus drivers and riders will load up bright and early for day two of the 2021-2022 school year – and both groups hope it goes much more smoothly than it did on Monday.
YMCA Warns Michael Porter, Now Indicted On Child Pornography Charges, Is Suspected Of Taking Video And Touching Boys In Local Y Locker RoomsThe YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago issued an urgent warning to parents Thursday, after a man now under indictment on child pornography charges was accused of taking surreptitious video, and inappropriately touching boys, in local YMCA locker rooms.
Near North Neighbors Say Stalled Construction Project Has Turned Seward Park Into An Overgrown, Neglected MessSeward Park is supposed to be a place for recreation and for kids to play – but instead, it’s full of trash, drug baggies, and brick piles.