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The Chicago Housing Authority is paying for some voucher tenants to live in luxurious homes, even as tens of thousands of other low-income Chicagoans are stuck on waiting lists for housing assistance. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

As a renowned musician and teacher, Walter Levin led; others followed. Now it’s his wife of 66 years, Evi Levin, who leads, orchestrating every aspect of his life and trying to keep the music alive as he faces dementia.

Sun-Times reporter Dave Hoekstra talks with the Chicago underground legend who has worked with everyone from Alvin Cash to James Brown to George Clinton to the Jackson Five.

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling brought the Stanley Cup to his hometown for a day to share it with neighbors and friends, Monday, June 29, 2015. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

Irene Robinson said she is taking her grandchildren to Anthony Overton Elementary School in the fall, regardless of the Chicago Public Schools' (CPS) decision to shutter the building for good last month. "I'm not sending my grandkids anyplace else," said the 48 year-old grandmother of 13 children, the youngest of which is only 10 months old. | Ashlee Rezin/Progress Illinois

Ashake Banks, 39, a single mother, held her daughter in her arms as the girl lost her life in the hallway of the West Side home. On June 27, 2012, Heaven Sutton, 7, was fatally shot in gang crossfire while she stood at her mother's candy stand in the 1700 block of North Luna in the Austin neighborhood. Sept. 26, 2012 would have been Heaven's eighth birthday.