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Chatham
Strong block clubs, community organizations and churches are as important to this South Side Chicago neighborhood as beautiful homes, the abundance of retail and eateries, parks and good schools. Read more about Chicago's Chatham community.
Strong block clubs, community organizations and churches are as important to this South Side Chicago neighborhood as beautiful homes, the abundance of retail and eateries, parks and good schools. Read more about Chicago's Chatham community. « Show less

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  • 1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings Sunday

    1 dead, 8 wounded in shootings Sunday
    Shootings across the city left at least one man dead and eight people wounded Sunday, police said. Two people were shot and one died in a shooting about 8:04 a.m. in the 2300 block of West Lake Street in the West Town neighborhood, Chicago Police...
  • Boy, 16, among 2 wounded by cops in separate shootings

    Boy, 16, among 2 wounded by cops in separate shootings
    Two people were wounded by Chicago police in separate shootings overnight, including a 16-year-old boy who was shot in the head after a robbery in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, officials said. Police say the teen pointed a gun at officers...
  • Woman critically injured, man stabbed in South Side domestic fight

    Woman critically injured, man stabbed in South Side domestic fight
    A woman was critically wounded and a man injured in stabbings suffered during a domestic fight Sunday evening in the Chatham neighborhood. Paramedics were sent to the 500 block of East 82nd Street at 5:21 p.m. and found a woman who was stabbed...
  • Police: Man punches CTA bus driver in Chatham

    Police: Man punches CTA bus driver in Chatham
    A CTA bus driver was attacked early this morning in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side and a 22-year-old man has been charged, police said. It was about 1:45 a.m. when the man began causing a disturbance aboard a CTA bus in the 7700 block of...
  • Brown Sugar Bakery anchors Grand Crossing renaissance

    Brown Sugar Bakery anchors Grand Crossing renaissance
    Some neighborhoods have it all, and some neighborhoods have very little, but only one Chicago neighborhood, Greater Grand Crossing, has Stephanie Hart and her Brown Sugar Bakery. There, every day you can get cupcakes the size of small children's heads...
  • Cops: Suspect in slayings said 'I murdered someone'

    Cops: Suspect in slayings said 'I murdered someone'
    Chicago police officers were taking Thadeus Ridley to get medical attention after a fight inside his apartment, officials said Saturday, when he uttered three unexpected words: “I murdered someone.” The “someone” Ridley was...
  • Oscar Micheaux: A legend's links

    Oscar Micheaux: A legend's links
    Leroy Collins never says anything about it. He never tells his neighbors he was once a movie star — once. Collins is 89 and lives by himself in the Montgomery Place retirement community in Hyde Park. Scientists who worked on the Manhattan...
  • Simeon All Access | The 1980s: Hambric begins building a powerhouse

    Simeon All Access | The 1980s: Hambric begins building a powerhouse
    Biddy Ball started it all. Before building Chicago’s premier high school basketball program and imparting discipline on hundreds of South Side kids with his “my-way-or-the-highway” brand of leadership, Bob Hambric directed the children&...
  • Cops questioning man in Chatham sexual assault

    Cops questioning man in Chatham sexual assault
    Chicago police were questioning a man following a sexual assault on a woman this morning in the city's Chatham neighborhood. The 23-year-old woman was attacked at about 12:15 a.m. in the 200 block of East 87th Street, according to authorities. Early...
  • Woman sexually assaulted at gunpoint in Chatham neighborhood

    Woman sexually assaulted at gunpoint in Chatham neighborhood
    Police are questioning a suspect in connection with the sexual assault of a woman in the Chatham neighborhood overnight. A 23-year-old woman was attacked and robbed at gunpoint in the gangway between two homes in the 200 block of East 87th Street. Her...
  • Authorities: 2 dead, 1 wounded in Chatham shooting

    Authorities: 2 dead, 1 wounded in Chatham shooting
    Two assailants wearing masks opened fire this afternoon leaving two people dead and a 17-year-old girl hospitalized in serious condition in the ChathamĀ  neighborhood on the South Side. The shooting happened about 1:15 p.m. in the 7900 block of South St....
  • Chicago surpasses 350 homicides for 2012

    Chicago surpasses 350 homicides for 2012
    Chicago this weekend surpassed 50 homicides for the month and 350 homicides for the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. Nine homicides were logged in Chicago from Friday through Sunday, including a double homicide in...