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  • CPS trying to unload dozens of closed schools

    CPS trying to unload dozens of closed schools
    More than a year after Chicago Public Schools closed nearly 50 schools for under-enrollment, there has been little progress on finding new uses for most of the now-empty buildings. Just three of the buildings have been opened for bidding to potential...
  • Lawndale toddler plunges from second-story window

    Lawndale toddler plunges from second-story window
    A toddler was taken to a hospital in serious condition after she fell from a second-floor window on the West Side, police and fire officials said. It happened about 5:20 p.m. in the 1600 block of South Trumbull Avenue, said Chicago Fire Department...
  • 2014 master football schedule

    2014 master football schedule
    WEEK 1 Games at 7:30 unless noted Friday, Aug. 29 Chicago Public-Inter City 2 Hirsch at Gage Park, 4:15 Kelly at Farragut, 4:15 Kennedy at Bronzeville, 4:15 Northeastern Athletic Mooseheart at Hiawatha, 7 Rockford Christian Life at...
  • Man charged with tying up pharmacy employees, stealing Viagra

    Man charged with tying up pharmacy employees, stealing Viagra
    A Chicago man walked into a far West Side pharmacy last month complaining about a toothache but left with thousands of prescription pills, including Viagra, authorities say. To carry out the heist, Rudolph Fleming, 57, of the 1900 block of South...
  • Humboldt Park, Englewood each see 2 homicides

    Englewood and Humboldt Park each saw two homicides in the past week, according to a RedEye analysis of preliminary Chicago police data. In Englewood, a 29-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday in the 7200 block of South Morgan Street, police said....
  • Farewell for now, as I turn the page

     Farewell for now, as I turn the page
    I distinctly remember a textbook titled "Time to Wonder" that I used in elementary school. When I was a child, the title meant very little because both time and wonder seemed infinite to me. For many of us, though, it's not until we get older and become...
  • 'Lord Thing,' 44-year-old doc may have lessons for today

    'Lord Thing,' 44-year-old doc may have lessons for today
    A rediscovered 44-year-old film about the genesis and transformation of one of Chicago's oldest street gangs is becoming a training tool for interventionists working with the city's street organizations today. The 1970 non-fiction film, "Lord Thing,"...
  • 1 killed, 4 wounded in separate overnight city shootings

    1 killed, 4 wounded in separate overnight city shootings
    A man was killed and four others were wounded in separate shootings Saturday and early Sunday in Chicago, officials said. The fatal shooting happened about 3:20 p.m. in the 1300 block of West Devon Avenue, on the border between the city's Edgewater...
  • 1 dead, 7 wounded in city shootings

    1 dead, 7 wounded in city shootings
    A man was shot in the head and died in the Englewood neighborhood early Monday morning and seven others were wounded across the South and West sides. The homicide happened at 12:43 a.m., police said. Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the...
  • Community groups pin hopes on Obama library

    Community groups pin hopes on Obama library
    In a small garden in the South Side's Washington Park neighborhood — blocks from a site proposed for the Obama presidential library — 18-year-old A.J. Jones has found solace tending organic leeks, asparagus and dinosaur kale. "I used to...
  • Block party disrupted by shootings that injure 5; 12 others shot across city

    Block party disrupted by shootings that injure 5; 12 others shot across city
    Five people were shot, one of them fatally, Saturday evening in an attack on the West Side that disrupted a block party. That shooting and a handful of others left a total of two people dead and 15 others wounded between about 6 p.m. Saturday and 3:30...
  • One man's ministry of the streets in 2 documentaries

    One man's ministry of the streets in 2 documentaries
    Unless you're on the streets every day interacting with young toughs the way the Rev. Robin Hood is, you can't possibly know or even truly comprehend what's going on in the lives of guys who shoot at each other and the children who are being groomed to...