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Residents of Kenwood apartment building try to halt its downward slide under new owner

‘I was so happy I came here then,’ one resident of the Ellis Lakeview Apartments says. "Now, everything is just turned upside-down..’ ‘Anything goes in this building at this point,’ another says.

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Carjackings reported in Kenwood: police

In each incident, someone was sitting in their vehicle when they are approached by up to four armed males who demanded their phone and vehicle.

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Artists, volunteers transformed King College Prep’s halls with murals

With the help of the organization Chi Gives Back, they turned the walls of the South Side school into canvases filled with art.

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2 men who arranged dates online in Kenwood were instead kidnapped, beaten by men in ski masks: police

Charges are pending against the four people.

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Boys, 13 and 14, charged in Kenwood carjacking

The pair allegedly confronted a motorist pumping gas in the 1100 block of East 47th Street.

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2 women, firefighter hurt in Kenwood high-rise blaze

They were taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center with minor injuries.

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Men lured on dating apps, robbed in Kenwood: police

In one incident the robbers fled in the victim’s vehicle.

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Man carjacked in Kenwood

A 20-year-old man was getting into his car in the 1000 block of East 46th Street, when he was approached by two males who demanded his keys and wallet.

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Boy, 13, charged in carjacking in Kenwood: police

The boy is facing a felony count of aggravated vehicular hijacking with a firearm.

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Off-duty cop carjacked in Kenwood

Four males armed with handguns got out of a red hatchback type car and approached the 38-year-old, Chicago police said.

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2 women shot, 1 fatally, in Kenwood

Police said they were shot in a shooting spree by Jason Nightengale, 32. He went on to kill others before being killed himself in a shootout with police in Evanston. 

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Shannon Bennett is a community organizer for these times, as more people soon will see

The longtime organizer and new head of KOCO — the Kenwood Oakland Community Organization — has what it takes to bridge new activists and older stalwarts of the good fight.

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3 shot inside Kenwood home

Several people were inside a home about 2:40 a.m. in the 4600 block of South Drexel Boulevard when someone opened fire after an argument, police said.

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Kenwood mural celebrates Chicago civil rights figure Rev. Jessie ‘Ma’ Houston

The 1994 mural by Bernard Williams spotlights the late jail and prison chaplain who was a founding member of what’s now the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.

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Man killed in crash on Lake Shore Drive in Kenwood

The 31-year-old was driving north in the 4500 block of South Lake Shore Drive when he lost control and crashed the vehicle head-on into a tree, police said.

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Suspects sought in Kenwood, Bronzeville apartment burglaries

The suspects were described as men between 45 and 53 years old, standing 5-foot-9 to 6-foot-2 and weighing 230 to 250 pounds, police said.

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Teen boy reported missing from Lawndale

Aiden Cobb was last seen Monday in the 2100 block of South Lawndale Avenue.

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These Chicagoans know what it’s like to face coronavirus and survive

‘Oh, brother, you better believe I was scared,’ says retired Chicago firefighter Paul Richard, now home, recovering. ‘I didn’t know what was going on. It was like I was in a daze.’

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Chicago doctor treating coronavirus can’t go near wife, 5-year-old son, finds ways to connect

Dr. Juan Rojas, a supervising doctor at the University of Chicago Medicine intensive-care unit, talks with them via FaceTime — from his basement.

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No bail for parolee charged with opening fire outside a Kenwood physical therapy facility, striking windows

Jamall Brown was arrested Wednesday after officers identified him as a suspect.

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Carjackers target female victims on South Side: police

In each case, two or three suspects approached a lone female victim who was either sitting in or standing just outside a vehicle,

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Burglars strike twice at same Kenwood apartment

In each case, someone took keys from an outdoor lockbox and used them to steal materials and equipment from an apartment undergoing rehabilitation work, police said.

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Violent robberies reported in Kenwood: police

The victims were approached by several male suspects and were either restrained or hit before the robberies.

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Missing toddler from Kenwood reunited with family after misunderstanding, police say

A witness had called to report the girl missing after seeing Kaydense on a train with her grandfather, believing that the child was taken against her parents’ will, the spokeswoman said.

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Heater problem at Kenwood Academy continues into second day after CPS says problem is fixed

Classrooms deemed too cold have been moved to the auditorium, and temporary heaters are being installed into affected rooms, CPS said in a letter.

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Heat restored at Kenwood Academy on day of record cold

The heating system was fixed Tuesday afternoon, school officials said.

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Carjackings reported in Washington Park, Kenwood: police

In both incidents, two to three people armed with handguns approached victims while they were parking their vehicles and demanded the keys and their property, police said.

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6 hurt, including 2 CPD officers, in hit-and-run crashes on Lake Shore Drive

Lanes were reopened by 9 p.m. after the crash.

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Chicago’s south lakefront is reviving, though the price has been high  

The first phase of redevelopment was a residential boom than began around 2000, ending with the recession. Since, recovery has been slow and uneven. Here’s a breakdown.

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Apartments burglarized in Kenwood: police

In each incident, the offender entered the apartment through a door without using force, police said.

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Robbers target cyclists on Lakefront Trail on South Side: police

Cyclists were pulled off their bikes and robbed while riding at night on the Lakefront Trail in Kenwood.

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FOUND: Girl, 16, missing from Kenwood

Sara Dawson was last seen April 3 in the 1100 block of East 47th Street.