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  • Family: Off-duty cop who died in Skyway rollover loved helping people

    Family: Off-duty cop who died in Skyway rollover loved helping people
    A 31-year-old off-duty Chicago police officer who died when the SUV she was driving rolled over on the Chicago Skyway late Friday was on her way to celebrate a new position with the department, according to her family. Shaunda Bond, 31, was pronounced...
  • West Pullman sees 3 homicides in 3 days

    West Pullman has recorded three homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data showed. On Tuesday, a 25-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man were shot to death in the 12000 block of South Eggleston Avenue, police said. Three...
  • West Woodlawn shooting sends man to hospital

    West Woodlawn shooting sends man to hospital
    A man who was shot multiple times in the South Side’s West Woodlawn neighborhood was taken to a hospital this afternoon.   Someone fired a gun and hit the 22-year-old multiple times in the 6200 block of South Vernon Avenue, according to police...
  • 5 shot in South, North side attacks Friday morning

    5 shot in South, North side attacks Friday morning
    Five people were shot this morning in four separate attacks across the city, authorities said. In the first, a 31-year-old man getting dropped off on the South Side about 6:20 a.m. Friday had bottles thrown at him by two males before one of three...
  • U of C police to patrol three charter schools

    U of C police to patrol three charter schools
    The University of Chicago Police Department is asking the city to extend the boundaries of its authority so it can help secure three charter schools. The City Council Public Safety Committee recommended the request, made by university Police Chief Marlon...
  • Emanuel says he's 'not focused' on Burke's bodyguards

    Emanuel says he's 'not focused' on Burke's bodyguards
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today he's not focusing on the size of Ald. Edward Burke's bodyguard detail, which he suggested during the mayoral campaign would need to be cut in the spirit of shared sacrifice. Emanuel said he's concentrating on getting large...
  • City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures

    City unveils new program to combat home foreclosures
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel is targeting nine hard-hit neighborhoods in Chicago's latest effort to stem the tide of home foreclosures and, as with many recent announcements, the mayor is counting on private investment to make his plans work. The "Micro-Market...
  • Emanuel taps Daley's daughter for arts team

    Emanuel taps Daley's daughter for arts team
    Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday announced his cultural affairs team and said he plans to have Mayor Richard Daley's daughter help revive a long-dormant advisory panel. Nora Daley Conroy will chair the Chicago Cultural Affairs Advisory Committee....
  • Remarkable Woman: Diane Latiker

    Remarkable Woman: Diane Latiker
    Diane Latiker balked when her mother first suggested she get the neighborhood teens off the street by inviting them into her home. "For the life of me I didn't want to do it," said Latiker, a mother of eight living in the gang-torn Roseland community...
  • LINK Up Illinois to offer $10 in matching food stamp value at 10 city farmers markets

    LINK Up Illinois to offer $10 in matching food stamp value at 10 city farmers markets
    One of the biggest criticisms of the local food movement is that its produce costs too much, putting it out of reach to those who may need it most. With more Americans relying on food stamps (called LINK in Illinois) today than at any other time in our...
  • Chicago outdoor farmers markets expand access for low income shoppers

    Chicago outdoor farmers markets expand access for low income shoppers
    Some early Chicago area farmers markets will open their tables this month with the first produce of the season--although wacky temperatures coaxed ramps and asparagus out in April this year. Among the first will be Green City Market, which moves outdoors...