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Thousands Of Christmas Presents Stolen From Englewood Nonprofit: ‘I’m Still In Shock’

Youth organization Kidz Korna is trying to replace more than $50,000 worth of gifts meant for South Side kids and adults after someone stole the shipping container they were in.

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Shop Local 2021: An Auburn Gresham, Chatham And Englewood Holiday Gift Guide

You can support small South Side businesses by grabbing coffee at Kusanya Cafe, a T-shirt at Englewood Branded or someone's first pet at Aquatic Oasis, among other spots.

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This South Side Game Shop Got Some Much-Needed Love On Social Media — Only To Be Burglarized Hours Later

Store owner Zodrey Pickens said $15,000-$20,000 worth of goods were stolen from Back In The Game Video Games and Repair, not long after getting a shoutout on Chicago Media Takeout.

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Englewood Neighbors Can Grab Free Winter Gear, Turkeys And Free Vaccines Saturday

Free coats, turkeys, COVID-19 vaccines and flu shots are all on the bill for the holiday pop-up event.

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GoFundMe Launched For Family Of LaShonda Hearts, Armored Truck Guard Killed In Robbery Attempt

GardaWorld hopes to raise $15,000 to support LaShonda Hearts' family after she was fatally shot loading ATMs in Chatham on Monday.

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Men Who Shot Armored Truck Guards, Killed Accomplices ‘Tried To Copy Every Armed Robbery Movie Out There,’ Prosecutors Allege

Deandre Jennings and Antwon Montgomery were ordered held without bail Thursday.

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Black Chicagoans Were Cheated Out Of Owning Homes For Decades. This Englewood Art Project Shows Racism’s Lasting Impact

Land sale contracts charged Black Chicagoans exorbitant prices for homes they'd never be allowed to own. "Inequity For Sale" shows how that practice bred inequity in communities like Englewood.

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With 1,000 Turkeys And Counting, An Englewood Native Hopes To Feed The Community This Holiday

Deonte Tanner founded Servants For Hope in 2017 to bring joy to his community.

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Two Armored Truck Security Guards Shot, One Fatally, Following ‘Foiled Robbery Attempt’ In Chatham

In a statement to the community, Ald. Howard Brookins Jr. (21st) said the community was "facing a crisis."

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Chatham Walgreens Hosting Kids COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Friday

Children can visit the pop-up clinic 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at 11 E. 75th St.

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After Burglar Rips Off Englewood Branded Clothing Store, Shoppers From Around Chicago Turn Out To Show Their Support

Corie Luckett was devastated by the burglary at his store on 63rd Street. But neighbors — and shoppers from around the city — stepped up to help.

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Poppin’ Chuck, A South Side Dancer Who Has Taught Kids To Pop And Lock For Decades, Snags Grant To Expand His Work

“The elders are still getting down and showing the kids how to do it,” Charles Bledsoe said. “We’re showing the younger people that you can be 50 years old and still dance."

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Construction Of $20 Million Auburn Gresham Affordable Housing Complex Could Begin Next Summer

The long-awaited project would bring affordable housing and new stores to vacant land on West 79th Street.

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Englewood Neighbors, Artist Unveil Mural To ‘Change The Narrative’ About Their Community

The mural at the Englewood Planned Parenthood, 6059 S. Ashland Ave., celebrates the rich culture of the community.

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A South Side Church Will Bring ‘Long-Awaited’ Housing To Chatham Thanks To City Grant

Carter Temple CME Church wants to bring affordable housing to families and older people in the community.

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Family Of Englewood Man Killed By Chicago Cop Demand Officer Be Fired: ‘We Want Justice’

An officer fatally shot Turell Brown, 28, as police were responding to a domestic incident in September.

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5 Ways To Celebrate Halloween In Englewood This Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of Halloween fun in Englewood this week with events made for the entire family.

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In Englewood, Closed Harper High School Becomes Community Hub For Young People

Students can play basketball, practice yoga or connect with peers during Saturday programs organized by Teamwork Englewood.

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Englewood Neighbors Are Painting The 58th Street Viaduct This Weekend. Here’s How You Can Help

Neighbors of all ages can paint a community mural honoring the future of Englewood during an event Saturday.

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Renovated Englewood Aldi Reopens Next Week With Larger Food Selection

The 63rd Street store will reopen Oct. 28 with more natural light — and food.

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