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  • Officer in prostitution sting sustains broken nose; man charged

    Officer in prostitution sting sustains broken nose; man charged
    A West Side prostitution sting took a violent turn Friday when a man twice punched an undercover Chicago police officer in the face, leaving her with a broken nose. The vice officer was talking to a prospective john in the Lawndale neighborhood late...
  • Two officers hit by fleeing car in East Garfield Park

    Two officers hit by fleeing car in East Garfield Park
    A man fleeing the scene of a domestic disturbance hit two officers with his car early this morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. The officers suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, police said. One was taken to Mount...
  • 2 double homicides in Easter weekend

    South Chicago and South Lawndale each saw double homicides in the last week, according to police information. In South Lawndale, two men, ages 19 and 32, were shot to death Sunday in the 2800 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said. South Lawndale...
  • Shootings leave 4 injured, 1 critically

    Shootings leave 4 injured, 1 critically
    A man was critically injured in one of three Chicago shootings that have left four people hurt overnight on the West Side, police said. The man, who police originally said was 29 but later identified as 30, was found shot inside a vehicle as police...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Auburn Gresham logs 2nd homicide of month

    Auburn Gresham recorded its second homicide of the month last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 29-year-old man was shot to death Feb. 6 in the 8100 block of South Marshfield Avenue, police said. Auburn Gresham has logged two...
  • Man shot to death on West Side identified

    Man shot to death on West Side identified
    A man shot to death Sunday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood has been identified, officials said. John Serpe, 44, of the 4500 block of West Monroe Street, was pronounced dead at 5:30 a.m. Sunday, according to the Cook County medical...