Top Chicago news: Cop gets 18 months for taking bribes; South Side transit-oriented housing proposed

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Chicago.

Halal Guys to reopen restaurants in Gold Coast and Loop

Halal Guys, the gyros giant that started as a humble New York street cart, has plans to reopen two of the three Chicago restaurants that closed over the summer. 

Read the full story on Eater Chicago.

How a Chicago church’s attempt to help the homeless went downhill

A shelter got in trouble for not having heat in the winter and no appliances in the summer. What will happen to the family that still lives there?

Read the full story on Chicago Tribune.

Is transit-oriented development ready to take off on South Side?

A group of developers is hoping to change things in Bronzeville.

Read the full story on Curbed Chicago.

Veteran police officer gets 18-month sentence for accepting bribes

A veteran Chicago police officer will spend a year and half in prison for taking bribes to leak the names of crash victims to an attorney referral service.

Read the full story on ABC Chicago, WLS.

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