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  • 'Lord Thing,' 44-year-old doc may have lessons for today

    'Lord Thing,' 44-year-old doc may have lessons for today
    A rediscovered 44-year-old film about the genesis and transformation of one of Chicago's oldest street gangs is becoming a training tool for interventionists working with the city's street organizations today.
  • One man's ministry of the streets in 2 documentaries

    One man's ministry of the streets in 2 documentaries
    Unless you're on the streets every day interacting with young toughs the way the Rev. Robin Hood is, you can't possibly know or even truly comprehend what's going on in the lives of guys who shoot at each other and the children who are being groomed to...

    Block party disrupted by shootings that injure 5; 12 others shot across city

    Block party disrupted by shootings that injure 5; 12 others shot across city
    Five people were shot, one of them fatally, Saturday evening in an attack on the West Side that disrupted a block party. That shooting and a handful of others left a total of two people dead and 15 others wounded between about 6 p.m. Saturday and 3:30...

    App rates environmental sustainability in Chicago's neighborhoods

    App rates environmental sustainability in Chicago's neighborhoods
    What is Chicago's greenest neighborhood, and which areas of the city need help to get there? To answer that question, a team of programmers developed Green Score--the winning digital tool from a recent local app-making competition. And now its...

    Community groups pin hopes on Obama library

    Community groups pin hopes on Obama library
    In a small garden in the South Side's Washington Park neighborhood — blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library — 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale. "I used to...