| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:07 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 5:52 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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 --...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:43 AM
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....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 11:57 AM
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...
| Jul 11, 2014
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...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 3:11 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
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,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:30 AM
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....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:21 PM
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...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:03 PM
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...