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  • Police beef up as street violence rises

    Police beef up as street violence rises
    The Chicago Police Department has canceled days off on weekends for dozens of cops on tactical, saturation and gun teams in certain high-crime neighborhoods as violence has picked up in recent weeks with the arrival of warmer weather. The extra officers...
  • Minimum wage working group sets public hearing dates

    Minimum wage working group sets public hearing dates
    The working group tasked with discussing a raise in Chicago's minimum wage has set dates and times for its next four public hearings. The first meeting was held Monday night at Kennedy-King College in Englewood, and provided a forum for dozens of...
  • Chief Keef avoids eviction in Highland Park

    Chief Keef avoids eviction in Highland Park
    Though teenage rapper Chief Keef apparently had been a regular presence at a Northfield home where a shooting took place last month, he also recently faced eviction from a mansion he rents in Highland Park. Chief Keef, whose real name is Keith Cozart,...
  • $10,000 reward in theft of 13 assault rifles

    $10,000 reward in theft of 13 assault rifles
    A $10,000 reward is being offered for information about the theft of more than a dozen semiautomatic assault rifles from a freight container at a rail yard in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood earlier this month. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...
  • `We Are Chicago' strives to depict Englewood life

    `We Are Chicago' strives to depict Englewood life
    Guns, gangs, and violence are unmistakable themes in Michael Block's latest video game, but those expecting "Grand Theft Auto: Chicago" will be greatly disappointed. In "We Are Chicago," the DePaul grad's indie project about life in Englewood, to be...
  • Authorities: Police shoot knife-wielding man who chased paramedics

    Authorities: Police shoot knife-wielding man who chased paramedics
    Chicago police shot and killed a knife-wielding man who chased paramedics responding to a 911 call for a person stabbed, according to authorities. The shooting happened about 11:30 p.m. near the intersection of 71st Street and Racine Avenue in the...
  • Cops: 14 vehicles torched in Englewood, West Englewood

    Cops: 14 vehicles torched in Englewood, West Englewood
    When Turhan Ice woke up at his South Side home early this morning, he was jolted when he looked out to find his 1999 GMC Yukon SUV in flames. The man was getting ready for his job as a plumber and when he called firefighters he was told they were...
  • Austin, East Garfield Park each log 2 homicides

    Austin and East Garfield Park each recorded two homicides in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. In Austin, a 33-year-old man was fatally shot Monday in the 200 block of North Laramie Avenue, police said. That same day,...
  • Apartment building foreclosures plunge in Chicago

     Apartment building foreclosures plunge in Chicago
    Foreclosure cases were filed against almost 2,800 Chicago apartment buildings with 7,700 units last year, the smallest number since the housing crisis began and a sign of the residential market's stabilization. The more than 30 percent decrease in...
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  • Man charged with shooting at two undercover officers in Englewood

    Man charged with shooting at two undercover officers in Englewood
    A man has been charged with attempted murder after shooting at two undercover Chicago police officers as they sat in a van in an Englewood alley, authorities said. The officers were in the 2000 block of 68th Street around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday when two...
  • 12 communities each see a homicide

    Twelve Chicago community areas each logged a gunshot homicide in the last week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. On the South Side, killings were recorded in Bridgeport, Chatham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Fuller Park, Greater...