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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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  • Walgreen Co. to add 600 jobs in Chicago

    Walgreen Co. to add 600 jobs in Chicago
    Deerfield-based drugstore giant Walgreen Co. and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday that Walgreens will open dozens of new food outlets as the retailer upgrades stores and expands in Chicago. The plan will include the addition of 600 jobs in...
  • Through scouting, Eagles learn to fly

    Through scouting, Eagles learn to fly
    Older Boy Scouts in Chicagoland and around the nation are rebuffing satirist Tom Lehrer's spoof on their "Be Prepared" pledge, which says: "Be prepared to hold your liquor well. Don't write naughty words on walls if you can't spell." They're shaking...
  • Wounded victims describe fatal bank robbery

    Wounded victims describe fatal bank robbery
    A retired school teacher and security guard calmly recounted in federal court today how they were shot and wounded four years ago when three masked men stormed into a Chatham neighborhood bank. One of the alleged suspects, David Vance, is on trial in...
  • Tip leads to South Side drug bust

    Tip leads to South Side drug bust
    South Side tactical cops seized about $123,000 in cocaine and cash after receiving a tip about a drug delivery in the city's Chatham neighborhood, Chicago police said today. The officers from the Gresham police district received a tip Saturday that a...
  • Police shoot knife-wielding man in West Chatham

    A man who had barricaded himself in a home in Chicago's West Chatham neighborhood this morning was shot and wounded by a police officer after he lunged at the officer with knife, police said. At about 5:15 a.m., Chicago officers at a home near 83rd...
  • 4 slain in overnight violence

    Chicago saw a spate of shootings and a fatal stabbing overnight, a more typical night of violence in the city after a 60-hour lull that ended early Friday. The 2½ day streak without a shooting in the city ended about 1:40 a.m. Friday when a 47-year-...
  • Boy, 14, fatally shot, man slain and 12 others wounded across city

    Boy, 14,  fatally shot, man slain and 12 others wounded across city
    A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Friday night while he and a friend were riding their bikes in the Brighton Park neighborhood, according to the victim's older sister. Alejandro Jaime was riding his bike with an 11-year-year-old friend when a car...
  • North Lawndale sees 3 homicides in 2 days

    North Lawndale saw three homicides in two days this last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. On Monday, a woman was found shot to death in the 1500 block of South Sawyer Avenue, police said. The same day, a 19-year-old man was...
  • Shots fired at, by police in Chatham neighborhood

    Shots fired at, by police in Chatham neighborhood
    Chicago police traded gunfire with a man in the Chatham neighborhood Saturday night. It's not clear why police were pursuing the man about 8:30 p.m. in the 7800 block of South Vernon Avenue, but he shot at police, and police also shot at him, Chicago...
  • 1 wounded, 1 grazed in late night Chatham shooting

    1 wounded, 1 grazed in late night Chatham shooting
    A man was wounded and a second man grazed in the face in a shooting late Sunday night in the city's Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, Chicago police said. The men were discovered in the 700 block of East 79th Street at about 10:50 p.m., police...
  • "Devastated" Loukas still in good spot at Olympic diving trials

    "Devastated" Loukas still in good spot at Olympic diving trials
    Christina Loukas of Riverwoods still is in good position to make her second straight Olympic team going into Saturday afternoon’s 3-meter springboard finals in the U.S. trials at Federal Way, Wash. But she was crushed by a close defeat in...
  • Nov. 5 deadliest day of year in Chicago

    Seven homicides were recorded Nov. 5, making it the deadliest day of the year so far, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. At 2:10 a.m., a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the 1300 block of South Troy Street in North Lawndale,...