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  • 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 those blocks.
  • 2 wounded in separate city shootings

    2 wounded in separate city shootings
    Two men were wounded this morning in separate shootings on the city's West and South sides, police said. The latest shooting happened shortly before noon on the 3300 block of West Fulton Boulevard in the city's East Garfield Park neighborhood on the...

    Man brandished gun after getting mad about soda tax, prosecutors say

    Man brandished gun after getting mad about soda tax, prosecutors say
    A West Garfield Park man was ordered held on no bail Sunday after prosecutors say he brandished a gun at convenience store employees and customers because he was angered over the tax he had to pay for a bottle of Pepsi. Nahshon X. Shelton, 36, of the...

    Man dies after being struck by pickup truck on West Side

    Man dies after being struck by pickup truck on West Side
    A man died this morning after he was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday night in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. Cayode Fornize, 33, was pronounced dead at 8:56 a.m. today at Mount Sinai Hospital after being injured near Van Buren Street...

    Rogers Park logs 3rd homicide of 2014

    Rogers Park on Monday recorded its third homicide of the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 36-year-old man was shot to death in the 1600 block of West Howard Street, police said. Rogers Park logged four homicides last year,...