A fire n the 7400 block of Champlain Avenue displaced five people, including a child. Lee Edwards/ Block Club Chicago

Chatham Fire Displaces 5, Causes ‘Extensive Damage’ To Multiple Homes

The fire happened near the childhood home of legendary Chicago poet Gwendolyn Brooks.

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Man Tried To Lure Girl, 16, Into His Car In West Loop, Police Say

The incident happened Tuesday evening in the 1400 block of West Adams Street, police said.

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Little Village Shooting Kills David Quiroz, 33

David Quiroz, 33, was shot to death Tuesday night in the 2700 block of South Kolin Avenue, officials said.

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Love The Hideout? Then ‘Please’ Show Up To Lincoln Yards Meeting, Owners Tell Supporters

The Hideout's owners want the city to delay making decisions on development in the area until after elections in the spring.