Chicago's Grant Park is inviting skateboarders to make the lakefront area their new hangout.
The Chicago Park District plans to use $1 million in tax increment financing money to build a permanent skateboard park there.
Bob O'Neil is president of the Grant Park Conservancy and Advisory Council. He tells WBBM radio that the project is meant to draw more young people to the area known locally as Chicago's front yard.
O'Neil says such efforts help ensure the park attracts people of all ages.
The skate park will be near 11th and Michigan and could be ready by fall of next year.
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The dance floor was alive at Cairo High School on Saturday afternoon, June 23 for a summer dance challenge.
The entire Heartland is under a low risk for severe storms with some of the southern counties under a slight risk. Highs on Saturday will be in the mid-80s.
A western Kentucky man is facing a DUI charge after deputies say he crashed his motorcycle in a field.
A free clinic was held in Carbondale on Saturday to help people with a criminal background clean up their past records.
Girardeau Fire Department took part in a training session on Hopper Street in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, June 23.