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  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
  • 4 communities see 2nd homicides of 2014

    Four Chicago community areas logged their second homicides of 2014 in the last week, a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data found. Each of the community areas--Austin, Englewood, South Shore and Woodlawn--saw their first homicide of the year in...
  • Englewood fire out, no one hurt

    Englewood fire out, no one hurt
    Several residents will be looking for a new place to live after a fire raced through two buildings in the Englewood neighborhood late this morning. No one was hurt during the blaze, which started about 11:10 a.m. on a back porch of a 2-1/2 story frame...
  • South Side rapper charged in February slaying

    South Side rapper charged in February slaying
    A 17-year-old Chicago rapper has been charged with murder in connection to the fatal shooting of a livery driver in Wentworth Gardens last month. Clint Massey, who performs as “RondoNumbaNine,” was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bail...
  • Police: Man shot to death after West Englewood party

    Police: Man shot to death after West Englewood party
    A 35-year-old Indiana man was killed when someone fired into a South Side home after a party late Saturday night, police said. The man, from Gary, had been attending a party in the 2000 block of West 67th Street in the West Englewood neighborhood when a...
  • Voice of the People, Mar. 15

    Solving crime I read the Oct. 27 Tribune editorial "Curb crime, save Chicago," and I agree with the solutions put forth to decrease crime. As a student at Johnson College Prep High School in the center of Englewood, a neighborhood where many crimes...
  • Police: Man shot after pointing gun at sergeant

    Police: Man shot after pointing gun at sergeant
    Chicago police shot and wounded a man as he stood on a balcony and started pointing a gun at a sergeant, authorities said. Officers had been called to 61st Street and Sangamon Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood around 10 p.m. Monday and found the man,...
  • Perspective: Saving Chicago

    Perspective: Saving Chicago
    More than 30 years ago, I wrote a series for the Tribune, called "City on the Brink," on Chicago's descent into Rust Belt torpor. It chronicled a litany of loss — of industries, stores, people, jobs and taxes — that seemingly doomed Chicago to...
  • 1 shot in West Englewood

    1 shot in West Englewood
    A man was critically injured after being shot this evening in the West Englewood neighborhood, officials said. The shooting happened about 8:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Damen Avenue, authorities said.  A 20-year-old man was taken in serious-to-...
  • Chicago logs its first double homicide of year

    South Chicago on Sunday saw Chicago's first double homicide of the year, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary police data. Two men, ages 18 and 35, were shot to death in the 9100 block of South Commercial Avenue, officials said. Chicago...
  • Man killed on South Side among at least 5 shot

    Man killed on South Side among at least 5 shot
    A 21-year-old man shot to death in an Englewood building was among at least five people shot in seven hours Wednesday on the South and Northwest sides, authorities said. Police were called to the scene in the 6900 block of South Racine Avenue...
  • John Legend to play Ferguson Center in June

    John Legend to play Ferguson Center in June
    John Legend, the nine-time Grammy winner and piano-playing pal of Kanye West, will perform at The Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on June 7, concert promoters announced today. Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3....