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West Garfield Park

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  • 3-year-old boy shot in head on West Side

    3-year-old boy shot in head on West Side
    A 3-year-old boy was shot Friday night in the city's West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side.
  • West Garfield Park: Chicago's highest homicide rate, lowest life expectancy

    West Garfield Park: Chicago's highest homicide rate, lowest life expectancy
    On a recent Friday night, Gary Thomas threw an outdoor party at a hotspot in his West Side neighborhood. There were no crowds or Solo cups or blaring stereos, though, on the corner of Kostner and Maypole avenues. And when a police officer arrived to say...

    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....

    CPS soliciting bids for 3 schools closed last year

    CPS soliciting bids for 3 schools closed last year
    Chicago Public Schools is soliciting bids for three of the nearly 50 school buildings it closed last year. Under a process put together by an advisory committee for  finding ways to reuse the closed facilities, CPS is working with aldermen to...

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...