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  • 13 shot as holiday weekend begins: 'It's like an everyday normal thing'

    13 shot as holiday weekend begins: 'It's like an everyday normal thing'
    At least 13 people have been shot in Chicago at the start of the long holiday weekend, including a woman killed as she sat on a porch near Garfield Park and a man slain in front of a hair salon on the South Side, police said.
  • 15 people shot since mid-day Friday

    15 people shot since mid-day Friday
    At least 15 people were shot, one fatally, across the city between mid-day Friday and early Saturday morning, police said. The most recent incident at about 2:55 a.m. Saturday left four people wounded in Humboldt Park. The four walked into Norwegian...

    West Side charter renewal halted until operators agree to rating system

    West Side charter renewal halted until operators agree to rating system
    The Chicago Board of Education tabled a vote Wednesday on whether to renew an agreement with the operators of a West Side charter school and indicated no action will be taken until the private group signs on to a new citywide accountability system....

    East Garfield Park woman to challenge Emanuel for mayor

    East Garfield Park woman to challenge Emanuel for mayor
    A 31-year-old municipal consultant from East Garfield Park will officially launch her campaign against Rahm Emanuel for mayor of Chicago next week.k Amara Enyia said she's running to give voice to the frustration in Chicago neighborhoods like hers...

    Loan fund targets small rental buildings

    Loan fund targets small rental buildings
    Duane Ehresman has bought and rehabbed 21 midsize multifamily buildings in some of Chicago's most challenged neighborhoods over the past 25 years. Now he is hoping a new program will help him tackle vacant, abandoned two- and three-flats on some of...