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‘Massacre’ In Englewood Leaves Families, Neighbors Looking For Answers In Slaying Of 4 People, Including Young Mothers

The family of Shermetria Williams — who was supposed to graduate the same day she was slain — is asking for people with information to come forward.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Mass Shooting Near Chatham’s Restaurant Row Fuels A Push For Unity: ‘We Need To Come Together As A Community’

After a mother of three was killed in a mass shooting early Saturday, business owners on 75th Street said a better nighttime security plan would go a long way to making the area safer and more prosperous.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Young Mom Set To Graduate Tuesday Among 4 Killed In Englewood Mass Shooting

Police are still determining what happened but said there was an argument inside the home and someone fired shots.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Before Chatham Mass Shooting Left Mother Of 3 Dead And 9 Others Wounded, Neighbors Feared Gatherings On 75th Street Would Lead To Violence

Kimfier Miles, 29, was among 10 people shot early Saturday in Chatham. "You’re wasting your money and your time if you don’t make people feel safe" before encouraging people to come out to 75th Street, one neighbor said last week.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Community Group Throwing Summer Jam For Kids In Stony Island Park Friday With Free Food, Games, Music

United Legion, One Nation (ULON) is holding the 3-7 p.m. event at its Stony Island Park headquarters.

South Chicago, East Side

After Man Shoots At CTA Driver For Being Told To Wear A Mask, Union Leader Says City Must Do More To Protect Workers

"She has a family. Her life, the value of her life, flashed before her eyes. He shot three times. We are not protected as we do our job and provide service up and down these streets."

Roseland, Pullman

Auburn Gresham Neighbors Push Back On Affordable Housing Proposal, Say They Want Businesses First

Neighbors spoke out against Auburn Gardens, a $20 million retail and residential space slated to be built on vacant land at 838-58 W. 79th St.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Father Pfleger Returns To St. Sabina With A Message: ‘Whether You Like It Or Not, I Got Back Up, And The Fight Is Still On’

Father Michael Pfleger returned to St. Sabina church Sunday after being temporarily removed while the archdiocese investigated allegations of sex abuse.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Dilla The Urban Historian Is Taking His Chicago History Lessons On Tour This Summer

Shermann Thomas, best known as the Chicago Urban Historian, will host South Side tours this summer for Father's Day and Fourth of July weekend.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Get Vaccinated And You Can Get A Free Haircut At South Side Salon, Barbershop Events

The events are being held on Saturdays on the South Side to encourage young people to get vaccinated against coronavirus.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

New Affordable Apartments Are Coming To Englewood After City Council Approval

The five-story, 56-unit apartment building at Halsted and 61st streets will offer 40 affordable apartments, according to the proposal.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

St. Sabina Parishioners Welcome Back Father Pfleger After Archdiocese Ends Sex Abuse Investigation: We’ll Never ‘Turn Our Backs On Him’

Father Michael Pfleger was sidelined from the church for five months as the Archdiocese investigated decades-old sex abuse allegations against him. On Monday, he was reinstated at his longtime parish.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Father Pfleger Reinstated At St. Sabina Church After Archdiocese Finds ‘No Reason To Suspect’ He’s Guilty Of Sex Abuse

Pfleger, who has led St. Sabina since 1981, is set to return to the pulpit June 5. "I’m so relieved and glad that this nightmare is over," he said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Chatham’s ‘Mobile Boardwalk’ Will Bring Outdoor Dining, More Summer Events

The Greater Chatham Initiative is building eight mobile seating areas that can be moved around the South Side for events.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

After A Fire Destroyed Her Apartment, Englewood Woman Asks For Help Finding A New Home — And Her Brave Cat Who Escaped

Leticia Brown said she's hoping a GoFundMe will help her find a new home as she continues looking for her cat, Hennessy.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Englewood Apartment Development Gets Key City Approval — But Some Question If Residents Can Afford To Live There

The five-story development is planned for city-owned vacant land at 61st and Halsted streets near Englewood Square.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

TikTok’s Dilla The Urban Historian Is Educating Followers And Challenging Chicago Stereotypes — 60 Seconds At A Time

One of Shermann 'Dilla' Thomas' forays into Chicago history before becoming 6figga_dilla on TikTok was memorizing the city's street grid. As a teenager, his cousin would call him during dates to get directions.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

As Auburn Gresham Residents Push Back On City-Backed Affordable Housing, Lightfoot And Other Leaders Plead Their Case

The $20 million affordable housing complex is part of the city's Invest South/West program. Mayor Lori Lightfoot told residents the project would be catalytic for 79th Street.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

My Block, My Hood, My City Is Turning The Red Line Into A Runway: ‘Come On, Who’s Been To A Fashion Show On A Train?’

My Block, My Hood, My City will show off their new summer gear in Railways, a fashion show on a private Red Line train May 22.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Hennessy The Flying Cat Still Missing After Jumping From Englewood Apartment Fire: ‘I’m Just Praying Very Hard That Everything Works Out’

Leticia Brown, her friend and PAWS Chicago all are trying to track down Hennessy, who hasn't been seen since he launched himself out of an apartment window Thursday.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
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