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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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  • Chicago surpasses 350 homicides for 2012

    Chicago surpasses 350 homicides for 2012
    Chicago this weekend surpassed 50 homicides for the month and 350 homicides for the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. Nine homicides were logged in Chicago from Friday through Sunday, including a double homicide in...
  • 2 killed in late-night shootings on South Side

    2 killed in late-night shootings on South Side
    Two men in their late teens were killed in separate shootings on the South Side overnight, Chicago police said. The first slaying occurred at about 9 p.m. Tuesday in the 6900 block of South Princeton Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood, police said....
  • Fatal stabbings up 78% versus 2011

    Greater Grand Crossing on Tuesday logged its fifth homicide in about a month, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 18-year-old man was shot to death in the 6900 block of South Princeton Avenue, police said. Greater Grand Crossing has...
  • Cop hurt in hit-and-run crash in Chatham neighborhood

    Cop hurt in hit-and-run crash in Chatham neighborhood
    A Chicago police officer was injured this morning when he was struck by car that then sped off on the South Side, authorities said. The officer was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, police...
  • West Pullman sees 3 homicides in 3 days

    West Pullman has recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data showed. On Tuesday, a 25-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man were shot to death in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue, police said. Three...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......