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  • Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes

    Banks reap benefits from donating foreclosed homes
    In the historic Golden Dome field house in Garfield Park, bank executives and charity leaders gathered in August to trade hugs and self-congratulatory speeches. Nonprofit groups on the West Side were helping restore communities by renovating homes...
  • No bail for 2nd man charged in killing of UPS worker

    No bail for 2nd man charged in killing of UPS worker
    A 20-year-old man on parole in a 2009 carjacking is the second person charged in the slaying of a veteran UPS employee who was gunned down in a robbery as he walked to a West Garfield Park "L" stop on his way to work late Tuesday, Cook County...
  • At least 8 wounded in overnight shootings

    At least 8 wounded in overnight shootings
    Shootings left at least 8 people on the South and West sides wounded overnight, according to police. Three of the shootings happened between 4:50 and 5:40 a.m., police said. A 60-year-old woman was shot in the chin about 4:50 a.m. in 4500 block of...
  • Chicago Overnight Report

    Chicago Overnight Report
    A wrap-up of news from the Tribune's breaking news desk. • Shootings left at least 8 people on the South and West sides wounded overnight, according to police. Read more • A man who shot someone in the East Garfield Park neighborhood fled...
  • Police: Shooter fleeing scene kills woman in crash

    Police: Shooter fleeing scene kills woman in crash
    A man who shot someone in the East Garfield Park neighborhood fled the scene and caused a fatal crash a mile away, according to police. Officers were pursuing his vehicle, wanted in connection with the 11:30 p.m. shooting in the 100 block of Springfield...
  • Daughter of slain UPS worker: 'I want my dad back'

    Daughter of slain UPS worker: 'I want my dad back'
    A 20-year-old man on parole in a 2009 carjacking is the second person charged in the slaying of a veteran UPS employee who was gunned down in a robbery as he walked to a West Garfield Park "L" stop on his way to work late Tuesday, Cook County...
  • 7 shot in attacks on South, West, Southwest sides

    7 shot in attacks on South, West, Southwest sides
    At least 7 people were wounded, one of them critically, in shootings on the South, Southwest and West sides overnight, police said. The most recent shooting happened about 3:30 a.m. in the Englewood neighborhood. Two 26-year-old men were on a porch in...
  • A PSA about AC on the CTA

    A PSA about AC on the CTA
    It should have been billed as a water ride, not a bus ride. Going Public paid to take the No. 146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express bus Friday afternoon at the State/Lake station to ride to Tribune Tower on Michigan Avenue. As riders boarded the bus, the...
  • Boy shot by bike robber among 7 shot since Tuesday evening

    Boy shot by bike robber among 7 shot since Tuesday evening
    A 16-year-old boy shot during a West Englewood robbery was one of at least 7 people shot Tuesday evening into this morning, according to police. About 7:53 p.m., several male assailants approached the 16-year-old as he rode his bike down the 1800...
  • 6 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago

    6 wounded in shootings overnight in Chicago
    Six people were wounded in shootings across Chicago overnight. A 27-year-old man was shot in the shoulder about 4:15 a.m. Friday while walking to his car in the 2000 block of West 65th Street in the West Englewood neighborhood. He was taken to Holy Cross...
  • Family: 6-year-old recovering from shooting

    Family: 6-year-old recovering from shooting
    A 6-year-old Chicago boy underwent surgery Saturday after he had been shot Friday night while in a car with his mother and two sisters, a family member said. The boy was struck in the arm by a bullet at about 11:30 p.m. Friday in the 4200 block of...
  • First speed cameras coming to four city parks this month

    First speed cameras coming to four city parks this month
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s new speed cameras will begin issuing their first warning tickets to Chicago motorists this month near four city parks, with at least eight more locations set to go operational in September, the mayor’s office announced...