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Why tearing down Englewood to save it hasn’t worked

Englewood and West Englewood have experienced the second- and third-most demolitions among Chicago neighborhoods since 2008. Still, development lags, and huge stretches of vacant land remain.

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Boy, 15, located after going missing from Englewood

Cesar Avalos, 15, was last seen Thursday in the 5400 block of South Hermitage Avenue, police said.

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Parolee charged with trying to kill two cops in Englewood gas station shootout

Jose Reynolds, 22, was arrested after seeking treatment for a gunshot wound at a nearby hospital about 10 minutes later.

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Man shot in neck, critically wounded in Englewood

The 38-year-old was driving to a relative’s house when another vehicle drove by and someone inside shot at him in the 6700 block of South Aberdeen Street, police said.

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7 killed, 46 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

There were 24 people shot in less than four hours Sunday morning, including 17 shot in Lawndale in the span of about two hours.

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1 killed, 1 wounded in Englewood drive-by: police

The driver, a 21-year-old man, was struck in the torso and crashed his vehicle into a light box, police said.

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Physical altercation leads to 5-year-old boy being shot and two people stabbed on the South Side

The boy was shot in the leg Aug. 2 in Englewood, police said.

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Boy, 14, shot in the face inside Englewood home

The boy was rushed to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.

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Girl, 17, missing from Englewood

Brianna "Bri" Martin was last seen Monday near the 7300 block of South Loomis Boulevard, according to a missing persons alert from Chicago police.

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Woman shot outside Englewood home

She was hit multiple times in the 5500 block of South Wolcott Avenue.

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Peace of Pizza says Metra project hurting non-profit’s business, grand opening plans

Mothers/Men Against Senseless Killings’ new restaurant aims to help teenagers gain work experience and support the non-profit in its efforts with violence prevention in Englewood.

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‘South Side’ sitcom so funny, so smart, that 10 episodes aren’t enough

The Comedy Central series, shot in Englewood, finds the workplace laughs like ‘The Office’ but with a savvy feel for real Chicago life

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Man, 28, missing from Englewood

Darrin Fisher Jr., 28, was last seen walking in the 6400 block of South Hoyne Avenue, police said.

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Lightfoot launches ‘Grounds for Peace,’ an anti-violence plan to clean up 50 vacant city lots

The city partnership with Urban Growers Collective will train 50 young men in landscaping, planting and property maintenance who will then beautify vacant lots in North Lawndale, Woodlawn and Englewood.

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Boy found running in street on South Side returned to family

The boy has since been identified and reunited with his family, police said. No charges are expected to be filed in the case.

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Man, 36, missing from Englewood for almost a month

Larry Martin was last seen May 30 in the area of 71st Street and Bishop Street, according to Chicago police.

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Nonprofit to begin work on a playground in Englewood

I Grow Chicago aims to create safe community spaces using recycled materials.

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Aggravated sexual assault reported in Englewood: police

The man offered a women some of his cigar, then dragged her into an alley by her arms and sexually assaulted her, police said.

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Boy, 9, missing from Englewood located

Aaron Grant, 9, had last been seen June 24 in the 5500 block of South Wells Street, according to a missing persons alert from Chicago police.

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Man, 60, missing from Englewood

Bruce Moore has been missing since June 8 from Englewood, according to Chicago police.

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1 killed, 2 wounded in Englewood shooting

Three people were standing in the street when a group of men walked up to them and opened fire, Chicago police said.

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Man hit by car, killed in Englewood

Maurice R. Taylor, 30, died Saturday after he was hit while crossing the street.

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Man killed in Englewood shooting

Derrick Demetrius Cosby, 28, was found with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg on the roof of an abandoned building in the 5500 block of South Perry Avenue.

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Concealed carry holder shoots back, wounds 2 gunmen in Englewood

The shooting happened in the 6200 block of South Justine Street, according to Chicago police.

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Man accused of sexually assaulting his brother’s girlfriend denied bail

Keiven Thompson sexually assaulted his brother’s girlfriend after the trio drank alcohol and smoked marijuana April 7, prosecutors said.

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Woman shot, wounded in Englewood alley

She was in an alley behind a business when a maroon vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots

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1 killed, 1 wounded in Englewood shooting

The pair were on a front porch when two males ran up and one of them opened fire.

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Man falls on knife, dies during fight with girlfriend in Englewood: police

The girlfriend was being questioned by Area South detectives but was later released without being charged.

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2 women, 1 man seriously wounded in Englewood drive-by

They were hit by gunfire in an apparent drive-by attack at 1:22 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Justine Street, according to Chicago police.

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3 killed, 7 wounded Tuesday in Chicago shootings

Two people — including a 15-year-old boy — were killed and eight others were wounded Tuesday in shootings across Chicago.

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Former Chicago police commander pleads guilty to Social Security theft

Kenneth Johnson admitted he stole $363,000 in Social Security benefits over 23 years and could now face prison time.

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Man killed in Englewood home

The 25-year-old was in a living room of a home in the 6400 block of South Laflin Street about when someone shot through the room’s side windows.