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  • South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting

    South Holland man charged in Englewood shooting
    A south suburban man accused of shooting two people in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood over the Easter weekend was ordered held Saturday on $300,000 bail. Prosecutors said Keithrick Childs, 23, was one of two men who walked up to a vehicle and...
  • Chicago celebrates two popes proclaimed as saints

    Chicago celebrates two popes proclaimed as saints
    A Sunday evening Mass at Holy Name Cathedral capped roughly 24 hours of celebration across the Chicago Archdiocese over the historic elevation of two popes to sainthood. Unable to travel to Rome for the canonization of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII,...
  • Firefighter hurt at South Side fire

    Firefighter hurt at South Side fire
    A Chicago firefighter was hospitalized after suffering a leg injury in a South Side fire Monday morning, officials. The fire began about 9 a.m. at a building in the 6600 block of Bishop Street in the Englewood neighborhood, according to Chicago Fire...
  • Urban farmers urge city to update compost law

    Urban farmers urge city to update compost law
    Once a week, Alex Poltorak roams the alleyways of Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood hunting for white buckets stashed here and there crammed with banana peels, avocado shells, bits of onions and other colorful vegetable scraps from his customers'...
  • South Side rapper charged in February slaying

    South Side rapper charged in February slaying
    A 17-year-old Chicago rapper has been charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a livery driver in Wentworth Gardens last month. Clint Massey, who performs as “RondoNumbaNine,” was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail...
  • Police: Man shot to death after West Englewood party

    Police: Man shot to death after West Englewood party
    A 35-year-old Indiana man was killed when someone fired into a South Side home after a party late Saturday night, police said. The man, from Gary, had been attending a party in the 2000 block of West 67th Street in the West Englewood neighborhood when a...
  • Voice of the People, Mar. 15

    Solving crime I read the Oct. 27 Tribune editorial "Curb crime, save Chicago," and I agree with the solutions put forth to decrease crime. As a student at Johnson College Prep High School in the center of Englewood, a neighborhood where many crimes...
  • Police: Man shot after pointing gun at sergeant

    Police: Man shot after pointing gun at sergeant
    Chicago police shot and wounded a man as he stood on a balcony and started pointing a gun at a sergeant, authorities said. Officers had been called to 61st Street and Sangamon Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood around 10 p.m. Monday and found the man,...
  • Four Chicago homicides in last week

    West Englewood and West Garfield Park each recorded a gunshot homicide in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In West Englewood, a 35-year-old man was shot to death Saturday in the 2000 block of West 67th Street, police...
  • 105 years for gunman in slaying of Chicago police officer

    105 years for gunman in slaying of Chicago police officer
    Growing up in a gang-infested section of Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood, Alejandro “Alex” Valadez felt the impact street violence left – the bullet hole in his living room window, blood on the sidewalk and, deepest of all,...
  • Shootings in Chicago down so far this year

    Shootings in Chicago down so far this year
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Wednesday said the number of shootings, particularly gang-related ones, has dropped sharply in the first 2 months of 2014. At a news conference at a police station in the Englewood neighborhood, one of...