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‘Clap if you care’: The Empire State Building mocks the Chicago Bean’s reopening online

A look at the online conflict between the two major city icons.

On by Mike Hadge

Chicago Mayor gets backlash for Black Reparations Task Force executive order

Chicago Mayor gets backlash for Black Reparations Task Force executive order

The task force is getting criticism from all sides.

On by Tricia Crimmins

Chicago rat hole now being analyzed in religious studies course

‘Hallowed ground’: The Chicago rat hole leaves quite the impression on TikTok

Local residents are not happy.

On by Audra Schroeder

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EXCLUSIVE: Anti-trans Travis Tritt like prompts internal investigation by Chicago Police into its own Twitter account

‘I will be deleting all Anheuser-Busch products from my tour hospitality rider,’ Tritt wrote.

On by Mikael Thalen

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‘Landlord should’ve checked it BEFORE she scheduled a showing’: Landlord hosts apartment viewing—while tenant she evicted is still inside

‘The tenant is most definitely not the only problem here.’

On by Jack Alban

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‘That just made my day’: DoorDash customer says driver ate her food—but restaurant owner remade it and delivered it himself

‘This guy’s about to eat my chicken pad thai.’

On by Braden Bjella

man kneeling on 14 year old, friends around him speaking to off duty officer caption '**please watch to the end **' 'This is MY 14-year-old, Puerto Rican son in the orange shirt being pinned down by a white, off-duty police officer' (l) 'Nothing prepares you for this day. One minute, you're cooking dinner... the next, you're getting a call from your 14-year-old son, stumbling over his words through hysterical tears, saying, 'Mom, please come pick me up...' You drop everything. Pray feverishly for his safety as you race to be with him. Social media can get a bad rep, but RIGHT NOW, we have the power to use it for good in moments like this. Let's collectively show the world that we will not tolerate behavior like this. From Nicole + Angel '**please watch to the end**' (c) man kneeling on 14 year old, friends around him speaking to off duty officer officer getting up hand in pocket friends helping kid stand up caption '**please watch to the end **' 'This is MY 14-year-old, Puerto Rican son in the orange shirt being pinned down by a white, off-duty police officer' (r)

‘Don’t stop fighting for justice’: Off-duty police officer restrained a 14-year-old. The teens’ friends came to his defense

‘The kids [are] fighting off a full grown man.’

On by Jack Alban

TikToker twerking for inmates

‘Not all heroes wear capes’: Viral video shows woman twerking in front of prison windows for inmates. They love it

‘That totally counts as community service.’

On by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Conservatives say cops were right to shoot a 13-year-old boy

Their takes inspired comparisons to how conservatives described Kyle Rittenhouse.

On by Claire Goforth

Four of the officers who interacted with Young without helping her as she pleaded with them

Police handcuff naked, crying Black woman during raid on wrong home

Anjanette Young repeatedly tells them they entered the wrong home.

On by Samira Sadeque

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‘Bike Patrol Karen’ charged with felony hate crime after hitting Black cyclist in video

In the video, she accused the cyclist of ‘wanting to kill her.’

On by Onaje McDowelle

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Bonnie from Chicago is ready to throw hands in the name of social distancing

‘I will gladly tap her on the shoulder and ask her to step outside and proceed to kick her bleach-blonde 50-year-old ass.’

On by Bryan Rolli

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High schoolers stage sit-in after teacher says ‘go back to your country’

The comment allegedly came after students refused to stand for the national anthem.

On by Samantha Shaps

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Trump Jr. claims you’d be shot in ‘two seconds’ for wearing MAGA hat in Chicago

People pointed out there is a Trump Tower in downtown Chicago.

On by Andrew Wyrich

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Chicago residents are posting insane pics and videos of their frozen city

Frozen doorknobs? No thanks!

On by David Britton

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