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Police said that the man was inside a business at around 12:45 p.m. when an "unknown offender" entered the store and shot him multiple times.

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Protect Our Parks (POP) attorney Richard Epstein took on four attorneys for the city, Chicago Park District, Obama Foundation and federal government on July 20 over the nonprofit’s request for a preliminary injunction to block the groundbreaking of the Obama Presidential Center, scheduled fo…

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Michael Padilla, project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) Chicago region, told the Herald Monday that half a million dollars had been allocated in President Biden’s 2022 budget for a Chicago shoreline study that will include a new design plan for Promontory Point. 

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In the humid air of Friday evening, July 16, well over a hundred people gathered for a vigil in the Kimbark Plaza breezeway to remember and honor Keith Cooper, who had died the previous Wednesday after being attacked in the plaza during a carjacking attempt. 

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The Obama Foundation is urging the federal district court to deny Protect Our Parks’ request to block groundbreaking of the Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park while the nonprofit group’s new lawsuit to block the center’s construction there is heard in court.

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The Rev. Michael Trail, 31, is the new priest at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 5472 S. Kimbark Ave. The Detroit native is beginning a six-year term at the 152-year-old parish, with a possibility for another term after that.

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This Fourth of July, the Herald interviewed visitors to the Promontory Point about their feelings on the holiday and patriotism. The video records their sentiments and the special location at this time. (If you use an adblocker, you may have to turn it off to view the video.) 

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A contingent of about twenty Hyde Parkers representing Indivisible Chicago-South Side were among the more than 100 Indivisible Chicago members and others who gathered in Logan Square for a voting rights rally on Saturday, July 10, 2021. The rally was organized to support federal legislation …

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At approximately 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, July 10, according to an eyewitness of the accident, a vehicle in the southbound lane on the 5300 block of Lake Park Avenue was attempting a left turn to the eastbound lane of 53rd Street at the viaduct when vehicle in North bound lane struck the first…

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Buses delivered more than 100 SEIU Local 73 members from throughout Cook County on Tuesday, July 7, for a rally in front of Provident Hospital, 500 E. 51st St., where a spokesman for the group demanded that Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle agree to their demands for a new contract.

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Discs flew and drums beat at the 4th on 53rd Independence Day Picnic in Nichols Park. Children tossed bean bags and hula hoops while parents and pets clustered in the shade, celebrating what could have been the event’s 30th anniversary. 

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At its July 1 meeting, Hyde Park Academy’s Local School Council members voted unanimously to approve a Whole School Safety Plan that would keep one school resource officer (SRO), eliminate one SRO, and replace the eliminated SRO with a new administrative position, the Culture and Climate Dea…

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On Sunday, July 4, the 4th on 53rd continues the annual tradition of celebrating Independence Day. This year's celebration will occur entirely in Nichols Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., while the regular parade will not take place due to health precautions.

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Now in its fourth year, the Brave Space Alliance, founded by LaSaia Wade, serves thousands of people every week in Chicago — queer and otherwise — through support and mutual aid programs on a multimillion-dollar budget, with no debt, a full-time staff of 15, a board of directors and plans to…

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“I feel very proud of my accomplishments,” John Turner III, a recent graduate and first-place winner of the Sara L. Spurlark Award at Kenwood Academy. “Out of a strong pool of applicants, I was the one who won.”

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This Sunday, in the hot, clear afternoon, a crowd of several hundred attended the Speed and Action Rodeo Horse Show on the lawn behind the South Shore Cultural Center. Organized by Broken Arrow Riding Club, a horseback riding nonprofit open to all ethnicities that teaches the history of Blac…

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The Local School Council (LSC) at Hyde Park Academy voted last week to keep both of its student resource officers (SROs) in the school, as reported at the time by Block Club Chicago. But Alex Goldenberg of Southside Together Organizing for Power (STOP), which has called to remove police from…