Derrick Rose, Antoine Walker, Bill Russell, director Spike Lee and more will be joining Fr. Michael Pfleger for the Peace Tournament, a day-long basketball competition featuring teams from Englewood, Back of the Yards, Humboldt Park and Austin.Photo provided by St. Sabina

Peace League Tournament At St. Sabina Puts Rival Gang Members On The Same Court To Find Common Ground

"We want to use basketball as a vehicle to show though you guys may live on different blocks, you are not that different from one another," an organizer said.

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COVID-19 Response Fund Grants $8.8 Million To Local Groups Helping Chicagoans Hit Hardest By Coronavirus

More than 140 nonprofits have received grants from the fund, including Thresholds, Beyond Hunger and the Residents Association of Greater Englewood.

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CTA Starting To Have Riders Board At Back Of The Bus

Bus drivers will also be able to refuse to pick up more passengers if they think their bus is too crowded.

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Jim Wolf, Beloved St. Francis De Sales Basketball Coach, Dies From Coronavirus: ‘He Was Amazing’

"Big Wolf," a sheet-metal worker by trade, coached basketball at the East Side high school for the last 15 years. Until his diagnosis, he was helping others, colleagues said.