"City Hall is a lot like high school," the new alderman said.
The checks have been used to check in on people after explosions, mass shootings and natural disasters.
Nia Hill and Christopher Wilson are college-bound thanks to hard work and help from Chicago Scholars.
Two people were wounded and one killed after a shooting in Austin on Tuesday morning, officials said.
Mills, 26, was a former basketball star for North Lawndale College Prep.
We're mapping Chicago's Poké Stops, gyms and more that are part of the red-hot mobile game.
Ald. Gilbert Villegas was elected in 2015 to represent the 36th Ward, which was redrawn.
Ebony Isaac spent most of her life in foster homes. She wants to buy house to reunite her siblings.
A man was killed and 11 other people were wounded in shootings around the city since Saturday morning.
Shootings have left two people dead and 16 wounded since Friday, police said.
When that didn't work, Andrew Smith, 33, stashed the gun in a nearby garden apartment, prosecutors said.
A rainstorm on Thursday night will help cool things down for Friday, but it'll still hit 91 degrees.
One person has been killed and 11 wounded in shootings since Thursday, police said.
Five people were shot and wounded in an attack in Austin on Thursday night, police said.
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