Election Day

The Red Line Project will participate in ProPublica's Electionland ballot access project on Nov. 8.

Wrigley Demo

Wrigleyville is a construction zone, neighbors react. (Photo/Evan Walter)

Gun Violence

Storify of weekend shootings, homicides. (Photo/Alex Wroblewski)

The Red Line Project: Read more about the site.

CTA Crime Maps: Search maps of various crimes near CTA lines and stations.
Chicago Marathon 2013: Full coverage of the 2013 race. (Photo/Brianna Kelly)
Chicago Stumbler: The Tumblr blog features some of the city's worst sidewalks. Story
Downtown Chicago

First Stop: Election Day

Nov. 8: Covering Ballot Access Issues in Chicago

On Election Day, the Red Line Project will participate in ProPublica's Electionland project, tracking ballot access issues in Chicago. Reporters will post photos, videos and interviews from polling places around the city. Stay tuned for stories, graphics and curated social media.

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Dominique Mitchell Photo

Second Stop: Monroe

Ambassadors Helping Keep Homeless in the Loop

Street Team Ambassadors, a one-year-old program started by the Chicago Loop Alliance, is keeping an eye on the homeless downtown while also providing guidance for tourists.

Photo: Street Team Ambassador Dominique Mitchell on patrol in Chicago's Loop. (Photo/Joseph Troiano)

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Clifford Covington Photo

Third Stop: Harrison

Sweet Beginnings Helps Ex-Cons Turn Life Around

Clifford Covington left prison after 11 years and started searching for a future. Then he found the Sweet Beginnings program, and life got a lot better.

Photo: Clifford Covington inspects a bee hive. (Photo/Jill Wallace)

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