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  • Loan fund targets small rental buildings

    Loan fund targets small rental buildings
    Duane Ehresman has bought and rehabbed 21 midsize multifamily buildings in some of Chicago's most challenged neighborhoods over the past 25 years. Now he is hoping a new program will help him tackle vacant, abandoned two- and three-flats on some of...
  • 2 wounded in separate city shootings

    2 wounded in separate city shootings
    Two men were wounded this morning in separate shootings on the city's West and South sides, police said. The latest shooting happened shortly before noon on the 3300 block of West Fulton Boulevard in the city's East Garfield Park neighborhood on the...
  • Officer in prostitution sting sustains broken nose; man charged

    Officer in prostitution sting sustains broken nose; man charged
    A West Side prostitution sting took a violent turn Friday when a man twice punched an undercover Chicago police officer in the face, leaving her with a broken nose. The vice officer was talking to a prospective john in the Lawndale neighborhood late...
  • 'Road to Glory: The Documentary'

    'Road to Glory: The Documentary'
    Saint Millie is screwed. OK, maybe that’s pushing it. But it only sort of matters that the 22-year-old Oak Park native (born Milton McKinney) is talented and professional and honest in interviews; that he’s personable in ways that rappers...
  • Beating victim's mother leaves courtroom in tears

    Beating victim's mother leaves courtroom in tears
    The mother of Natasha McShane left the courtroom in tears today as a neurosurgeon described the damage done to her daughter’s brain when the Northern Ireland exchange student was beaten by a baseball bat-wielding mugger in Chicago’s Bucktown...
  • 2 hurt in West Side shootings

    2 hurt in West Side shootings
    A 40-year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery in one of two shootings since Monday evening on the city's West Side, authorities said. About 12:20 a.m., the 40-year-old was walking through an alley in the 3000 block of West Walnut Street in...
  • 2 dead, 3 wounded in overnight shootings

    2 dead, 3 wounded in overnight shootings
    Two men were shot to death on city sidewalks Tuesday night on the West Side and three others were wounded across the city, according to police. Uriel Quinones, 20, was shot to death in the 2200 block of South Oakley Avenue in the Heart of Chicago...
  • 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...
  • Nonprofit helps homeless re-enter workforce

     Nonprofit helps homeless re-enter workforce
    Anna Wilson always considered her career in construction as simply a way to pay the bills. She never thought a job could be the path toward personal fulfillment. But when she lost her job and her home, she unexpectedly discovered she could make a living...
  • Police searching for missing woman, 36

    Police searching for missing woman, 36
    Police are searching for a 36-year-old woman reported missing from the East Garfield Park neighborhood. Christina "Chrissy" Brocks, of the 2800 block of West Jackson Boulevard, was last seen Thursday at 8 p.m. Brocks, who is described as having a light...
  • Teen shot during West Side robbery attempt

    Teen shot during West Side robbery attempt
    A teenage boy was shot in the leg by someone in a group of people who tried to rob him this evening in the West Garfield Park nieghborhood, police said. The boy, 17, was in the 4700 block of West Adams Street about 5:45 p.m. when he was approached by...
  • Man shot several times on West Side

    Man shot several times on West Side
    A man was shot several times this afternoon in the West Garfield Park neighborhood by a man who chased him around a car, police said. The victim was shot in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street, said Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala. He was...