A New Orleans-style costume party is coming to North Beverly, with proceeds benefitting a new scholarship to be awarded to a senior at Morgan Park High School (MPHS) who plans to study the arts or social sciences in college.

An Orland Park woman who was a longtime special-education teacher in Evergreen Park died after being shot on the Dan Ryan Expressway, and according to authorities, two people were taken into custody but released without charges.

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Mourners at a local prayer vigil lauded Ella French as a fallen hero, called for an end to violence and made it clear that they support police officers.

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Chicagoans are mourning the death of a Chicago Police Department (CPD) officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty; another officer shot during the incident remains in critical condition.

Members of the Southwest Morgan Park Civic Association (SMPCA) and local residents are working to apply for a city grant to improve a Chicago Park District property in Morgan Park.

A suspect was arrested shortly after a robbery at a business in Mt. Greenwood, but he was not charged in connection with the incident and instead was taken into custody on a Cook County warrant.

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After a one-year hiatus, a popular outdoor music festival is returning to Beverly—and after performers offered a sneak peek of the show on July 2, organizers hope it attracts more guests than ever before.

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Three law-enforcement officers—one from the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and two who are agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF)—were shot while inside an unmarked vehicle on an 119th Street entrance ramp of Interstate 57, according to CPD officials.

A virtual community meeting was held June 23 to gather public feedback on the Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) completing the second phase of a streetscape improvement project along 111th Street in Mt. Greenwood.

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One suspect is in custody and both vehicles stolen during two recent armed carjackings in Beverly have been recovered, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD) and 19th Ward Ald. Matt O'Shea.

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The Rev. Larry Sullivan has been reinstated as pastor of the parish of Christ the King Roman Catholic Church after, according to Cardinal Blase Cupich, allegations of sexual assault from over 35 years ago were found to be unsubstantiated.

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A large portion of the 19th Ward was under a 24-hour boil order for water usage after an incident in which ComEd was performing maintenance at the Roseland water pumping station, according to city officials.

Local business associations united last year to create “The Bucks Stay Here” promotion, offering digital gift cards to a host of area shops.

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As a behavioral scientist, Dr. Natalie Hallinger works to make an impact on large groups of people and how they experience the world around them.

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The Beverly Area Arts Alliance is anxious to start hosting concerts and exhibits again, and Nicky’s of Beverly is excited to host those events at its new location.

There was no parade, but the spirit of the South Side Irish was still alive and well the weekend before St. Patrick’s Day.

After multiple fatal shootings last year outside local businesses, the city will install more than a dozen new public-safety cameras throughout the 19th Ward to help police solve crimes.

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A 65-year-old retired Chicago firefighter who lived just east of the 19th Ward was shot and killed during an attempted carjacking outside a business in Morgan Park, according to the Chicago Police Department.

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As new statewide mitigations limit the services that businesses can offer and keep families apart during the holidays, comedian Pat McGann hopes he can at least provide a few laughs and help the local economy.

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…

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