“Kids, 13, 14, 15 years old, they have no place to go,” said one of the founders of the camp, which seeks to keep teens off the streets in neighborhoods plagued by violence.
The public outdoor plazas will be funded by the Chicago Recovery Program. Eight out of 10 of the proposed plazas are on the city’s South and West sides.
Kenyatta O’Neal Jr., 25, was found with multiple gunshot wounds to his body about 9:45 a.m. Monday in the 1100 block of South Troy Street.
In one attack, two men, 30 and 27, were outside about 11:35 p.m. in the 1300 block of South Independence Boulevard when they were struck by gunfire, police said.
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas would like the report to spark discussions about reforms to the county’s scavenger sales that occur every two years.
The express clinic is the latest in a series of Sinai Chicago outpatient facilities aimed at improving access to health care on the West Side.
The number of arrests in its West Side police district has fallen by nearly half from pre-pandemic levels, though the figure remains the highest in the city.
Giovanni “Gio” Flores” was a kind, hardworking person looking ahead to sophomore year of college, his family said.
The Rules Committee unanimously approved Monique Scott to replace Michael Scott without a word of debate — not even a question about the new chapter her selection writes in Chicago’s book of political nepotism.
“It’s going to be like a supermarket,” said Margarita Marquez, a Pan de Vida client who was given a tour. “You’re going to see what it is that you really need. Before, what they had is what you took.”
The study, commissioned by the Lawndale Christian Development Corp., highlights the scarce job and educational opportunities in the West Side community.
The robberies happened early Thursday in the 1900 block of South Kedzie Avenue, police said.
The man, 31, was arguing with another passenger on a CTA bus in the 700 block of South Pulaski Road about 12:15 a.m. when he was shot in the right leg, police said.
Similar to The 606, the Altenheim Line proposal calls for a greenway along an elevated rail line, except advocates want to avoid pressures for displacement.
Latinos are the second largest racial group in the city of Chicago, in Cook County, and in the State of Illinois.
With the state’s cash bail system set to end in 2023, the Lawndale Christian Legal Center has partnered with The Bail Project to offer social services to help keep people out of the justice system.
He was driving south in the 1100 block of South Keeler Avenue, when he heard several shots and felt a pain.
Teams of architects from all over the world have worked with neighborhood residents to transform vacant lots into thriving community spaces.
Paradice Brown was last seen in the 1500 block of South Avers Avenue, according to a missing person alert from Chicago police.
About 5:20 p.m., he was standing near the sidewalk in the 2200 block of South Kolin Avenue, when he was approached by a man who pulled out a gun and fired shots.
“Justice Rising: Project 77,” a partnership between four groups, will help young people in the criminal justice system with free legal counsel and holistic social services.
About 12:15 a.m., the five were among a group of people when someone inside a black Nissan opened fire, Chicago police said.
Kevell Chester was captured on video opening fire on a car as it drove in the 4700 block of West Arthington Street shortly after 2 a.m. May 25, prosecutors said.