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Kenwood

Kenwood
Nestled between 43rd and 51st Streets from Lake Shore Drive to Cottage Grove Avenue, Kenwood is known for its collection of mansions from the 19th and 20th Century and boasts some of the most architecturally significant and historical homes in Chicago. Read more about the Kenwood area of Chicago.
Nestled between 43rd and 51st Streets from Lake Shore Drive to Cottage Grove Avenue, Kenwood is known for its collection of mansions from the 19th and 20th Century and boasts some of the most architecturally significant and historical homes in Chicago. Read more about the Kenwood area of Chicago. « Show less

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  • How Cook County lost track of hundreds of convicts

     How Cook County lost track of hundreds of convicts
    The Cook County probation department has lost track of hundreds of convicts and overlooked curfew violations and new crimes committed by offenders, some of whom went on to rape or kill while under the court's watch, a Tribune investigation found. At a...
  • Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying, girl made anti-gang video

    Hadiya Pendleton: 4 years before slaying,  girl made anti-gang video
    The sixth-grader can barely keep from smiling, self-conscious in front of the camera as she delivers a very serious message. "Hi, my name is Hadiya. This commercial is informational for you and your future children," she begins. "So many children out...
  • 2 charged with murder in Hadiya Pendleton slaying

    2 charged with murder in Hadiya Pendleton slaying
    Two reputed gang members were out for revenge from a previous shooting when they opened fire on a group of students in a South Side park last month, killing 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton in a heartbreaking case that has brought national attention to...
  • Hadiya Pendleton funeral: Joyous memories, bitter facts about gun violence

     Hadiya Pendleton funeral: Joyous memories, bitter facts about gun violence
    The funeral for Hadiya Pendleton on Saturday was a celebration of her life, just as her parents had wanted. But along with those moments of joyful remembrance, there was bitter awareness of the street violence that took her away. In the front row,...
  • CPS students at the Tribune's The Mash: "I want pop quizzes. I want school lunch on a plastic tray."

    CPS students at the Tribune's The Mash: "I want pop quizzes. I want school lunch on a plastic tray."
    The walkout staged by Chicago Public Schools teachers this week had a ripple effect on thousands of children throughout the city. Among them are the high school students who work for The Mash, the Chicago Tribune’s teen publication and journalism...
  • Fundraisers to allow donors to hail the chief and his birthday

    Fundraisers to allow donors to hail  the chief and his birthday
    There's a high price to wish President Barack Obama a belated happy birthday in his Chicago home: $40,000. Obama, who turns 51 on Aug. 4, will be celebrated with three "birthday" fundraisers in Chicago on Aug. 12, including one in his Kenwood home and...
  • Bulls bring home Mohammed

    Bulls bring home Mohammed
    Nazr Mohammed is coming home. As expected, the Chicago native and Kenwood Academy alum has signed with the Bulls, his eighth NBA team. The 14-year vet will take the place of Omer Asik, who signed with Houston. Mohammed is 6-foot-10 and 250 pounds and...
  • Obama in town to try to narrow cash gap with Romney

    Obama in town to try to narrow cash gap with Romney
    Just days after Republican White House candidate Mitt Romney came to Chicago to collect millions of dollars at two fundraisers, President Barack Obama returns to his hometown this weekend to hold five fundraising events tied to his birthday. Obama, who...
  • President in Chicago for fundraisers

    President in Chicago for fundraisers
    President Barack Obama arrived in Chicago this afternoon and is spending the night at home before a schedule of fundraising events set for Sunday. Air Force One landed at O'Hare a little after 2:15 p.m. and by about 2:35 p.m. the president was being...
  • Court Date for Pendleton Suspects

      The two men charged in the the shooting death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton are due in court today for a preliminary hearing.    18-year-old Michaeil Ward and 20-year-old Kenneth Williams have been held without bond since their arrest on first...
  • Michelle Obama to attend funeral for Hadiya Pendleton

    Michelle Obama to attend funeral for Hadiya Pendleton
    WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama plans to attend Saturday’s funeral in Chicago for 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who was fatally shot last week about a mile from the Obama family’s Kenwood home Pendleton, an honor student and band...