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  • Mayor to discuss violence prevention efforts in Englewood

    Mayor to discuss violence prevention efforts in Englewood
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will continue focusing on violence prevention in Chicago this morning with a meeting in Englewood. The mayor will meet with "faith groups and community organizations" at Kennedy-King College "to discuss joint efforts to combat gun...
  • Lil Durk pleads guilty, vows never to be in court again

    Lil Durk pleads guilty, vows never to be in court again
    Rapper Lil Durk vowed Tuesday this would be his last visit to Cook County criminal court after pleading guilty to gun possession charges in exchange for probation. “The key word is I'll be staying out of trouble,” Lil Durk, whose real name...
  • Harvard diploma of first African-American grad to be auctioned

    The undergraduate diploma of the nation’s first African-American to graduate from Harvard is set to be auctioned in Chicago tomorrow, years after it was unearthed in an Englewood home. Richard T. Greener’s bachelor of arts diploma --...
  • Man shot in Englewood

    Man shot in Englewood
    A man was shot in Englewood early Sunday morning. The 32-year-old was wounded in the abdomen and taken to University of Chicago Hospital, according to police. The shooting happened about 6 a.m. near 57th Street and Morgan Avenue on the South Side....
  • No matter the year or generation, we cannot escape global peril

    Israel versus Hamas. Ukraine versus Russia. Unaccompanied minors at the Texas border. Syria is in flames. Iran is stalling for time on nukes. A rising China is sowing fear throughout the rest of Asia.  And, in Chicago neighborhoods, the death toll from...
  • Englewood, Whole Foods: A neighborhood achievement

    Englewood, Whole Foods: A neighborhood achievement
    In covering the recent groundbreaking for a Whole Foods grocery store in Englewood , the Tribune described it as a "socio-economic experiment." If this were a stand-alone project, parachuted into the neighborhood, that description might be accurate. But...
  • Mariano's plans new store on former steel mill site in South Chicago

    Mariano's plans new store on former steel mill site in South Chicago
    Mariano’s plans to open a 70,000-square foot grocery store at the former site of a major U.S. Steel mill in South Chicago. Bob Mariano, the chairman and CEO of Mariano’s parent company, Roundy’s Inc., made the announcement on Wednesday...
  • The will to combat gun violence

    There's a city that's been called the murder capital of the world, where America has been working to stop gang violence. Over the years, we've offered job training, boosted educational efforts, improved access to health care and nutritious food,...
  • West Englewood leads in homicides for July

    West Englewood on Monday logged its sixth homicide of the month and 11th homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On Monday, a 56-year-old man was shot to death in the 1500 block of West 72nd Street, police said....
  • Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago

    Feds beef up response to gun violence in Chicago
    Two weeks after Chicago's rampant gun violence shot back into the national spotlight with a bloody Fourth of July weekend, federal authorities are scheduled to announce Thursday that seven new ATF agents are being deployed to the city to try to help...
  • Man found dead in vacant lot in Englewood was shot several times

    Man found dead in vacant lot in Englewood was shot several times
    A 25-year-old man who was discovered dead and lying in a vacant Friday afternoon in the  city's Englewood neighborhood had been shot multiple times, said officials. Autopsy results this afternoon ruled that the man had suffered multiple gunshot wounds...