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  • Donors turn up the heat to help women's shelter

     Donors turn up the heat to help women's shelter
    An Englewood women's shelter that went without heat for three days in October is on firmer financial footing after donors stepped forward to pay long-overdue bills. In October, an anonymous donor paid the shelter's $21,026.74 gas bill, said Clara Kirk,...
  • Burglars target Englewood community center: 'It's awful'

    Burglars target Englewood community center: 'It's awful'
    Just weeks away from Christmas, a founder of a community group in the Englewood neighborhood Friday voiced her disgust about a recent break-in. "It's awful that it's the people among us who are destroying us," said Jean Carter-Hill of Imagine...
  • Chicago overnight report

    Chicago overnight report
    A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk: • A Riverside man was driving under the influence when he fatally struck a bicyclist on the West Side late Friday, according to police. Read more. • Eight people were shot in...
  • Shootings across city kill 1, injure 7

    Shootings across city kill 1, injure 7
    Eight people were shot in a 10-hour span starting Saturday evening across Chicago, including a 26-year-old man fatally shot in the North Austin neighborhood and three men injured when gunshots were fired into an Englewood lounge. The fatal shooting...
  • Chicago tops 400 homicides for 2013

    Chicago tops 400 homicides for 2013
    Chicago on Sunday surpassed 400 homicides for the year, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. A 26-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday in the 5600 block of West Bloomingdale Avenue in Austin, according to the Tribune. This was the 400th...
  • Officer, 2 others injured in crash

    Officer, 2 others injured in crash
    A Chicago police officer and two others were injured in a car crash early Tuesday morning in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.  A red sedan was heading east on 72nd Street near Racine Avenue when it hit a Chevy Trailblazer and then ran...
  • Kass: 5 years later, piecing together players of Operation Board Games

    Kass: 5 years later, piecing together players of Operation Board Games
    This is the time for Christmas lists — which elves have been naughty, which ones have been nice and which ones have skipped along the Chicago Way without doing hard time. So I wonder if Federal Inmate 40892-424 out in Englewood, Colo., has made...
  • Bringing a new twist to the old college try

    Bringing a new twist to the old college try
    Noemi Heras is supposed to graduate from Prosser Career Academy in 2015, but when she enters a computer lab on the building's second floor, she becomes a member of the class of 2019. That's the year when, if everything goes according to plan, she will...
  • City gives felon six-figure grant to open liquor store

    City gives felon six-figure grant to open liquor store
    Fed up with package liquor stores marked by street fights and curbside drug dealing, West Side residents more than a decade ago won a moratorium banning new liquor licenses on a bleak stretch of West Madison Street. But in April, a new neon sign for...
  • 1 injured after arson fire in Englewood leads to rescue

    1 injured after arson  fire in Englewood leads to rescue
    A man was hospitalized in serious-to-critical condition this morning after being rescued from a South Side apartment fire that officials said was caused by arson. The 26-year-old man was about to jump from the burning third-floor apartment on the 5600...
  • Gypsy Jazz Festival swings into its 11th celebration

    Gypsy Jazz Festival swings into its 11th celebration
    Each weekend seems to bring another jazz festival, the recent Englewood and Hyde Park events leading to yet another on Friday and Saturday nights: the 11th annual Chicago Gypsy Jazz Festival at the Green Mill Jazz Club. True, Chicago guitarist Alfonso...
  • Man accused of impersonating federal agent during robberies

    Man accused of impersonating federal agent during robberies
    Charges have been filed against a man who impersonated a federal agent, calling himself "Officer Franklin" in a string of robberies across the South Side. James Blackman, 46, of the 6400 block of South Morgan Street in the Englewood neighborhood, has...