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Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

After Mass Shooting Rocks Englewood, Neighbors Focus On Mental Health And Healing: ‘You’re Not Alone. We Care About You’

Violence interrupters are taking over corners in Englewood to provide support to residents as they grieve and heal after a mass shooting left four people dead and four wounded.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
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Kennedy-King College Gets $5 Million From MacKenzie Scott, School’s Largest-Ever Donation From One Person

The donation will go toward ensuring students can access a college education, Kennedy-King President Greg Thomas said.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

‘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

At Least 8,000 Chicago Families Living In Poverty Aren’t Getting Food Assistance, Depository Says. New Program Aims To Find Out Why

The Greater Chicago Food Depository is partnering with neighborhood groups to identify why some families in need aren't getting public benefits. "We really want to take the time to learn the different barriers people face."

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

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

Why Teachers At Chicago’s First All-Male Charter Network Have Gone On Strike

Teachers voted unanimously to strike in late May and want pay increases that would put their salaries closer to those of teachers at CPS schools.

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

Volunteers Will Go Door To Door To Encourage People To Get Vaccinated In 13 Chicago Neighborhoods

The volunteers will answer people's questions, encourage them to get their shots and even help them make appointments.

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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

A Bronzeville Historian Is Making Black Chicago History More Accessible — And She Wants To Hear Your Family’s Story

With an ever-growing collection of archival data, Bronzeville Historical Society founder Sherry Williams tells the stories of people often left out of history.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Liquor Sale Curfew, DuSable Delayed: Here’s Everything You Need To Know Out Of City Council

There was little change for the most controversial items that were on the City Council docket, but aldermen did approve multiple projects in the neighborhoods.

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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

Chicagoans Who Get Vaccinated At City-Run Sites Can Get 5 Free Tickets To Six Flags

The city is bringing COVID vaccinations events to salons, beaches and other spots around the city this week and over Memorial Day weekend.

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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.

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