West Side Chicago

  • West Side Chicago Jan 21

    Lightfoot Announces $10M in Grants for Businesses in Low-Income Communities

    Ten million dollars in new business development grants is now available in Chicago, but it’s up to business owners in low-income communities to apply for the cash. The first of two application rounds for Neighborhood Opportunity Fund grants this year started Tuesday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s office announced. “As the City launches the first round of applications in 2020...

  • West Side Chicago Jan 15

    5 City Employees Robbed at Gunpoint While Working in Chicago

    Five employees with city’s transportation department were robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning while they were setting up a construction zone in Austin on the West Side. Two gunmen approached the workers in an alley about 8:15 a.m. in the 600 block of North Lavergne Avenue and demanded their personal property, according to Chicago police. The gunmen fled on foot east…

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