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  • Daughter of slain UPS worker: 'I want my dad back'

    Daughter of slain UPS worker: 'I want my dad back'
    A 20-year-old man on parole in a 2009 carjacking is the second person charged in the slaying of a veteran UPS employee who was gunned down in a robbery as he walked to a West Garfield Park "L" stop on his way to work late Tuesday, Cook County...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 2 shot in East Garfield Park

    2 shot in East Garfield Park
    Two people were hospitalized after being shot this afternoon in the East Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. The shooting happened on the 3400 block of West Flournoy Street at about 2:45 p.m., according to police and fire officials. A 27-year-old...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • No bail for 2nd man charged in killing of UPS worker

    No bail for 2nd man charged in killing of UPS worker
    A 20-year-old man on parole in a 2009 carjacking is the second person charged in the slaying of a veteran UPS employee who was gunned down in a robbery as he walked to a West Garfield Park "L" stop on his way to work late Tuesday, Cook County...