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Strong block clubs, community organizations and churches are as important to this South Side Chicago neighborhood as beautiful homes, the abundance of retail and eateries, parks and good schools. Read more about Chicago's Chatham community.
Strong block clubs, community organizations and churches are as important to this South Side Chicago neighborhood as beautiful homes, the abundance of retail and eateries, parks and good schools. Read more about Chicago's Chatham community. « Show less

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  • 6 teens shot across city Friday

    6 teens shot across city Friday
    Six teens were shot, two fatally, in five attacks on the North, South and West sides this afternoon, authorities said. A shooting about 11:50 p.m. in the Humboldt Park neighborhood claimed the life of a 14-year-old boy, police said. Two assailants...
  • Simeon All Access | The 1980s: Hambric begins building a powerhouse

    Simeon All Access | The 1980s: Hambric begins building a powerhouse
    Biddy Ball started it all. Before building Chicago’s premier high school basketball program and imparting discipline on hundreds of South Side kids with his “my-way-or-the-highway” brand of leadership, Bob Hambric directed the children&...
  • 3 brothers accused of sexually attacking girl

    3 brothers accused of sexually attacking girl
    Three South Side brothers accused of abducting a 15-year-old girl at gunpoint and sexually assaulting her in December appeared in bond court Sunday. Prosecutors say Aziz Animashaun, 22, jumped out of a black SUV at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 21 and told the...
  • West Garfield Park logs 2 homicides in 3 days

    West Garfield Park has recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 24-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 4000 block of West Wilcox Street, police said. A 33-year-old man was stabbed to...
  • Two dead after South Side shooting, West Side stabbing

    Two dead after South Side shooting, West Side stabbing
    Chicago police were conducting homicide investigations after a 19-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday evening on the South Side and another man died following a West Side stabbing. About 7 p.m. Sunday, two people approached the 19-year-old in a front...
  • High school harvest

    High school harvest
    Like every dedicated farmer, Darius Dixon rises before dawn each morning and heads out the door with dreams of a bountiful harvest. But for Dixon, 17, embracing an agrarian way of life requires a grueling two-hour commute five days a week on a CTA bus...
  • Candidate filing for 2012 primary begins

    Candidate filing for 2012 primary begins
    Hundreds of candidates for the state legislature, countywide offices and Chicago ward committeeman began filing today for the March 20 primary. In Springfield, the line stretched from the door of the State Board of Elections for more than a block, a...
  • Emanuel to support gay marriage at D.C. mayors' meeting

    Emanuel to support gay marriage at D.C. mayors' meeting
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will join mayors from across the U.S. in supporting the rights of same-sex couples to marry. Mayors for Freedom to Marry will be launched as part of the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington D.C., where Emanuel is set to...
  • Emanuel says community must join fight against gangs

    Emanuel says community must join fight against gangs
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on residents to help police take back their neighborhoods in the wake of a spate of shootings around Chicago. The mayor said the spike in violence -- including 49 shootings with 10 fatalities last weekend and the Monday...
  • City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures

    City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work. The "Micro-Market...
  • Where in the world was Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy?

     
    The Reader's Mick Dumke sets the scene: Hundreds of people gathered inside a Chatham church Saturday morning for a Q&A session with police superintendent Garry McCarthy. But 15 minutes after (11 a.m., when) it was scheduled to start, the featured......