As the city again is nearly entirely shut down, local businesses are uniting with 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea to support the local economy with new raffles and contests.

The Chicago Marathon moved to an alternative, virtual format this year, and for Brendan Cunningham, that meant an opportunity to run through Beverly/Morgan Park, supporting a hospital that has meant so much to local families.

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Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a re-tightening of COVID-19 restrictions in response to a recent, rapid rise in cases and hospitalizations over the past two weeks. Beginning Friday, Oct. 23, at 6 a.m., a business curfew will be in effect from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. for all non-essential businesses…

Marching peacefully down 111th Street, demonstrators gathered to advocate for changes to address racism locally and throughout the city.

A man was shot and injured and another man struck by flying glass when gunfire broke out during a funeral procession at Mt. Hope Cemetery on Sept. 30, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD).

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A man was shot and injured, and another man struck by flying glass, when gunfire broke out during a funeral procession at Mt. Hope Cemetery on Sept. 30, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD).

Whether it’s before or after school, staff members at St. Cajetan Elementary School have been busy in recent weeks walking or cycling in support of Special Olympics Chicago (SOC).

Sarena Griffin was enjoying breakfast with two friends at a local restaurant, and they were discussing the issue of racism.

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Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers continue their search for five suspects who they alleged opened fire in an outdoor dining area at a restaurant in Morgan Park, killing one man and wounding four other victims.

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Area 2 detectives from the Chicago Police Department released photos of five persons of interest, along with a vehicle, in relation to the shooting at Lumes Pancake House in Morgan Park that left one man dead and four others wounded.

Local Chicago Public Schools (CPS) principals are already accustomed to their schools conducting e-learning, as that’s the format they were forced to use from March through June to complete the 2019-20 school year.

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Jamie Hernandez organized a march in Mt. Greenwood to support police officers four years ago, and when she did the same this year, the turnout was almost four times larger.

Several local elected officials have written a letter to the United States Postal Service (USPS) postmaster general expressing concerns about “persistent problems” in mail delivery and customer service at the Mt. Greenwood USPS facility, 3349 W. 111th St.

Pat McGann’s stand-up comedy career reached a pinnacle last September when famed comedian Sebastian Maniscalco announced he would produce a TV special based on McGann’s live shows at the Vic Theatre on the North Side.

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As part of two separate protests on June 7, hundreds of people marched through Beverly/Morgan Park, demanding justice in the deaths of black people killed in police-involved encounters—including George Floyd, who died while being restrained by Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin on May 25.

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Several businesses were looted, and Chicago Police Department (CPD) officers responded, lining Western Avenue—but a bomb scare in a residential area turned out to be false.

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Protests and looting occurred throughout the country after George Floyd, a black man, died while being taken into custody by Minneapolis police. Officer Derek Chauvin was seen in video footage kneeling on Floyd's neck before Floyd loses consciousness.

Please note: The Beverly Review is providing this article for free due to a generous grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.

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As the COVID-19 crisis continues to shut down normal life across the globe, several local events that attract thousands of attendees have been modified or postponed—including longtime springtime traditions.

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As positive diagnoses of the novel coronavirus known as Covid-19 continued to spread throughout the United States, Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a “stay at home” order across the state that went into effect at 5 p.m. on March 21 and is scheduled to last until the end of the day on April 7.

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As positive diagnoses of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 continued to spread throughout the United States, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a stay-at-home order across the state that will go into effect at 5 p.m. on March 21 and is scheduled to last until the end of the day on April 7.

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The new therapeutic riding arena is open at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS), and organizers are ready to help all people enjoy the benefits of horseback riding.

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When calls came in over the radio of a man in the frigid waters of Lake Michigan, Chicago Police Department (CPD) SWAT Officer Shane Coleman sprung into action.

Two groups that play an important role in supporting students in Catholic elementary schools on the South Side will be honored during the South Side Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 15.

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As one of six people to testify at a hearing on Feb. 5 on Capitol Hill regarding train activity and blocked grade crossings, 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea criticized CSX Transportation, Inc., which manages multiple local railroad lines and has come under fire in recent years for problems on tho…

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Morgan Park High School (MPHS) students who are participating in sports and extracurricular activities will soon ride to their events in style.

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A man with a long list of convictions was charged with criminal trespass to land and resisting a peace officer after being seen in a North Beverly yard, then fleeing from police before being tased and arrested.

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