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Man found shot dead in Gresham

Officers found a man with a gunshot wound to his head Friday morning in the 7800 block of South Bishop Avenue.

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St. Sabina’s hidden garden welcomes residents with fresh, free produce

Barbara’s Market hopes to bring relief to the food desert around the Auburn Gresham parish by offering free produce every Wednesday.

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13-year-old girl missing from home in Gresham

Debra Lenoir ran away from her home in the 8300 of South May Street, according to a missing person alert from Chicago police.

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Security guard killed, another guard and three other people wounded in South Side club shooting

A gunman opened fire around 12:50 a.m. following an argument with the two guards who had denied him entry to the club in the 8300 block of South Halsted Street, Chicago Police said.

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Ransacked last summer, Jewel at 94th and Ashland reopens — with a bonus

The store has a 2,200 square foot room the South Shore Drill Team can use as a second rehearsal space, with lockers, a refrigerator and microwave, a cushioned floor, free Wi-Fi and a video and audio projection system.

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Man shot woman after cousin asked him to: prosecutors

As a fight between Rodjzae Funches-Heard and Tiara Lloyd turned physical, multiple witnesses allegedly heard Lloyd shout "Shoot that b----." And that’s when 36-year-old Bryan Tart pulled the trigger, shooting Funches-Heard in the face, killing her, prosecutors said.

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Cautious optimism that mail delivery will improve with Chicago postmaster’s ouster

"Chicago has a lot of great things going for it but sadly the post office isn’t one of them," said one resident, who had documented her problems with mail delivery on her blog.

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Chicagoans react to Chauvin sentence for killing George Floyd

"I do not think it was fair. I know people right now who are serving more than 30 years for a non-violent drug charge," Rev. Michael Pfleger said. "Now, am I happy he got 22 and a half and not 15 ... but had Derek Chauvin been a Black man and George Floyd a white man, he would’ve got 40."

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Political feud escalates between Mayor Lightfoot and activist Ja’Mal Green

Planning and Development Commissioner Maurice Cox now cites Green’s criticism of a plan for a new Boys & Girls Club on the police and fire academy campus as a reason to block a youth center Green wants built in Auburn-Gresham.

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Police open fire at man seen shooting 2 other men in Gresham, leading to 8-hour standoff but no arrest

About 12:25 a.m., officers on patrol saw a man shooting in an alley into a garage in the 8300 block of South Kerfoot Avenue.

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Teen girl missing from Gresham for weeks

Debra Lenoir was last seen April 24 and has been reported missing from the 8300 block of South May Street.

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In new $10 million community investment program, residents propose their own neighborhood projects

The Chicago Works Community Challenge is intended to provide money for smaller projects, such as converting vacant lots into neighborhood playgrounds or gardens or improvements to schools, parks or libraries.

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Ja’Mal Green crashes Lightfoot news conference: ‘Stop the bull!’

Green told the Sun-Times after the clash that he admits he got "pretty emotional" when the mayor said she was unaware of his proposed Morgan All-Stars Youth Center — which the Sun-Times wrote about last week.

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Ja’Mal Green says Lightfoot stopping youth center in retaliation for past criticism

"She takes things too personal," Green told the Sun-Times. "Her vindictiveness, her personal vendettas. … That’s the game ball that she plays. If you’re not her friend, she is not willing to help you."

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Teen fatally shot in alley in Gresham

The 19-year-old was killed as he ran down an alley in the 8300 block of South Sangamon Street.

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Man critically wounded in Gresham shooting

He was shot in his head and chest Monday morning in the 8600 block of South Halsted Street.

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Chicago cop shot in parking lot of Gresham police station out of hospital: officials

The on-duty sergeant, a 26-year veteran of the police department, had suffered a graze wound to the chin.

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Man burned down house, killing ex and her 10-year-old daughter: prosecutors

Reginald Brown was angry with Leashia Ford because he believed she had taken his wallet and cellphone and made a purchase using one of his debt or credit cards. So he filled a bleach bottle with gasoline and set the fire to her home, in the 8600 block of South Hermitage Avenue, prosecutors said.

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Murder charge filed in Gresham arson fire that killed mother, 10-year-old daughter

A 63-year-old was charged in their murders.

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Arson, homicide detectives investigate South Side fire where mother, daughter died

The fire broke out at a Gresham home early Sunday.

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2 die in Gresham house fire, including 15-year-old girl

A woman and a 15-year-old girl died in a fire Sunday morning in the 8600 block of South Hermitage Avenue.

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Man killed, woman wounded in drive-by in Gresham

About 1 a.m., the man and woman, 19 and 20, were driving a vehicle in the 8300 block of South Damen Avenue, when someone inside a passing SUV fired shots at them.

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Person taken into custody after standoff with SWAT team in Gresham

The male barricaded himself inside a home about 4:10 p.m. after threatening a female with a gun in the 8900 block of South Eggleston Avenue, Chicago police said.

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Resignation of Chicago postmaster sought after damning report

The Postal Service inspector general found delivery and customer service issues at four sites, including delayed mail, inaccurate reporting of mail conditions, improper scanning and unsecured delivery vehicles.

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Firefighters deal with frozen hydrant in overnight Gresham fire

The fire raged on for over an hour as crews tried to keep it from spreading to neighboring buildings.

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Woman dies in Gresham fire

Cecelia Glinsey, was pulled from a rear bedroom at 8032 S. Hermitage Ave, according to officials.

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Man, 53, missing from Gresham

Michael Walker was last seen Jan. 20 in the 1200 block of West 85th Street.

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2 displaced in Gresham fire

No injuries were reported.

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Man shot friend to death during argument in Gresham: prosecutors

One witness allegedly said they heard the victim say, "You’ve got a gun. You’re going to shoot me."

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Dilemma at heart of sex abuse claims

What are those who love and respect Father Michael Pfleger to make of accusations against him?

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Gunman ambushes man exiting Gresham business

The victim was critically wounded Tuesday morning on 79th Street.

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Man fatally shot in Gresham; person being questioned

Officers found the man unresponsive about 12:50 a.m. in the 7900 block of South Paulina Street with multiple gunshot wounds.