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A nonprofit group is proposing a 73-unit subsidized housing development in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood that could become a model for efforts to assist veterans, particularly women with children. Plans for the $23 million Hope Manor II Apartments,...
At age 18 and with the blessing of her family, Sajina Tamang left her home in Nepal to work as a housekeeper in Lebanon. Finding work abroad was her ticket to self-sufficiency, one of the few career paths open to a rural girl in one of the world's most...
A Humboldt Park block club has a lesson to teach about how seriously to approach their role in violent neighborhoods: Days after 13-year-old Tyquan Tyler was fatally shot in the 6200 block of South Rhodes, a prayer group marched around the Woodlawn...
RedEyeAfter four days last week without homicides, Chicago saw 11 homicides in five days, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Nine men, between the ages of 21 and 38, were shot to death from Sept. 12 through Monday, RedEye determined. The...
Tags: Grand Boulevard, Murder
Riot Fest: For the first time the annual punk festival expands outdoors for two days in Humboldt Park (opening night will be indoors at the Congress Theatre), and the lineup has some of its heaviest hitters yet, including Iggy and the Stooges, Elvis...
A striking Chicago Public Schools teacher was hit by a car while picketing in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. The 62-year-old teacher was struck at about 8 a.m. Wednesday near Chicago and Western avenues. Police say the veteran teacher was picketing...
Tribune reporterFive men in their 20s were wounded when someone in a passing car fired off at least a dozen rounds in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side, authorities said. One of the wounded may have fired back at the car, according to police, who said...
Two months ago, the Chicago Gospel Music Festival made a bold move, presenting performances for the first time on the South Side of Chicago, in Ellis Park. Throngs turned out. Next month, the World Music Festival will take a bold step, for the first time...
Tribune reporterThe operator of a Chicago scrap metal company is charged with buying sewer covers and sidewalk grates pried from city streets by thieves. After his arrest Saturday morning at Industrial Metal Enterprise in West Humboldt Park, Eric Kowalczyk, 55, told...
RedEyeThe Onion satirized Chicago's summer homicide rate, calling it a "hot new murder craze." The story has been gathering lots of buzz, and we at RedEye had some differing views on it. Was it funny or tasteless? That's our great debate today. No one thinks...
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