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A Chicago charter school looking to expand its building size and enrollment will have to hold off on those plans after an alderwoman refused to support the project.


West Side residents accuse for-profit recyclers of fostering a crime wave by accepting materials stolen from the neighborhood. Elizabeth Brackett reports.


Some aldermen are pushing schools to ban saggy pants and any "gangster-style" clothing. We hear both sides of this emotional debate.