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  • 2 communities see 2 homicides each

    Auburn Gresham and New City each saw two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Auburn Gresham, an 18-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in the 8000 block of South Elizabeth Street, police said. Two days...
  • Emanuel defends new schools while closing others

    Emanuel defends new schools while closing others
    Even as Chicago Public Schools has closed about four dozen schools and blamed a financial crisis for slashed school budgets across the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel this past week has been busy announcing district construction projects. On Sunday, the...
  • Will health care boom harm small clinics?

    Will health care boom harm small clinics?
    As political debate continues to rage over President Barack Obama's signature health care overhaul, the law already is reshaping health care in the most troubled communities in Chicago and its suburbs. Since 2010, Illinois health clinics have received...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Beating victim's mother leaves courtroom in tears

    Beating victim's mother leaves courtroom in tears
    The mother of Natasha McShane left the courtroom in tears today as a neurosurgeon described the damage done to her daughter’s brain when the Northern Ireland exchange student was beaten by a baseball bat-wielding mugger in Chicago’s Bucktown...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • A man was shot found to death in an alley in the West Garfield Park neighborhood Thursday night, police said. Read more • A 70-year-old woman slain at her Magnolia Glen...
  • 2 shot, 1 fatally, within blocks on West Side

    2 shot, 1 fatally, within blocks on West Side
    One man shot to death on the West Side and another critically injured in a robbery attempt nearby were among at least five people shot in Chicago Friday afternoon through Saturday morning, authorities said. In West Garfield Park, a 48-year-old man was...
  • Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 hurt across Chicago

    Shootings leave 1 dead, 3 hurt across Chicago
    A 21-year-old man was killed and three men were hurt in shootings across Chicago Tuesday and Wednesday morning, police said. About 12:30 a.m. in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police were called to the 600 block of North Springfield Avenue and...
  • $1 million bail for man facing multiple charges

    $1 million bail for man facing multiple charges
    A Near West Side man faces a variety of charges after he allegedly brandished a knife at a man and threatened to kill him, put a woman in a chokehold and punched a police officer over the course of a few hours Friday. Clarence Flowers, 30, also known as...