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  • Nonprofit helps homeless re-enter workforce

     Nonprofit helps homeless re-enter workforce
    Anna Wilson always considered her career in construction as simply a way to pay the bills. She never thought a job could be the path toward personal fulfillment. But when she lost her job and her home, she unexpectedly discovered she could make a living...
  • Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes

    Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes
    In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches. Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...
  • Video documentary: Living alongside the violence

    They are children who walk along Safe Passage routes to school, mothers and fathers who keep a close watch on their children and a wary eye on the streets, and merchants who lament that the persistent violence keeps potential customers away. For the...
  • West Englewood sees 5 homicides in 9 days

    West Englewood has logged five homicides so far this month including a double homicide last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. An 18-year-old man was found shot to death Monday in the 5900 block of South Winchester Avenue,...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Two men were wounded in a possible "exchange of gunfire" in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side early Monday morning and a third person was shot a half hour later on the...
  • Man dies after shooting in East Garfield Park

    Man dies after shooting in East Garfield Park
    A man who police say may have been involved in a West Side shootout Sunday night has died from multiple gunshot wounds. LaChris Hendricks, 32, of the 1200 block of 48th Court, died at 3:23 a.m. Monday. He was one of two men wounded Sunday night in a...
  • East Garfield Park, Roseland each log 2 homicides

    East Garfield Park and Roseland each have recorded two homicides in the last two weeks, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Roseland, a 19-year-old man was shot to death Monday in the 11300 block of South Edbrooke Avenue, police said....
  • Teen hurt in shooting at red light

    Teen hurt in shooting at red light
    An 18-year-old man was injured when someone in a car next to his fired shots at a red light in the Austin neighborhood early this morning, police said. About 3:40 a.m., the man was sitting in a vehicle, stopped at a red light, when a black vehicle...
  • West Side woman dies of cold exposure

    West Side woman dies of cold exposure
    An East Garfield Park neighborhood woman was the fifth person to die from cold-related causes this season in Cook County, officials have determined. Margie Chandler, 62, was pronounced dead at 8:45 a.m. Thursday at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical...
  • Man walks into Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds

    Man walks into Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds
    A 23-year-old man walked into Mount Sinai Hospital with gunshot wounds and told police he had been shot on the West Side about 3 a.m., police said.  He told police he had been shot near Huron and Homan Avenues in the East Garfield Park neighborhood...
  • Man wounded in West Side shooting

    Man wounded in West Side shooting
    A 34-year-old man was shot while sitting in a car on the West Side on Sunday night.  The man was in the 300 block of North Hamlin Avenue in the East Garfield Park neighborhood when someone pulled alongside in another car and started shooting about 6:...