Pelt, 49, died April 4 while battling an extra-alarm fire in West Pullman. His funeral was Friday morning at House of Hope in Pullman.
Groups like Dion’s Chicago Dream and Trek World USA have been given grants from South Side Community Health Organization.
Officers responded to a call of shots fired at the store Saturday evening.
The Rev. James Meeks stepped down as senior pastor of the Roseland-area church Sunday on its 38th anniversary. His next mission: building 1,000 homes in Roseland.
Three people loading groceries into a vehicle in the 10900 block of South Doty Avenue were wounded Wednesday night when someone in a dark vehicle opened fire, police said.
The new transit tax increment financing district will fund about one-fourth of the cost of extending the CTA Red Line to 130th Street.
Veteran Roasters’ proposed $7.4 million venture is a continuation of private development that has taken over the area’s old industrial land.
“Railroaders,” a joint project of the Chicago History Museum and the Center for Railroad Photography & Art, is on display through the end of the year at Pullman Exhibit Hall.
The shooting happened about 3:50 p.m. at a gas station in the 700 block of East 103rd Street.
The Chicago Department of Public Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois are teaming up to open family vaccination clinics on the South Side throughout the summer.
“Look what you’ve done. Englewood still has six aldermen. … It’s gonna take an hour and a half for Altgeld Gardens residents who were taken out of my ward and put in the 10th Ward to get to their alderman,” Ald. Anthony Beale (9th), said Monday.
A museum dedicated to the men was temporarily closed during the pandemic, but a grant allowing it to expand will help revitalize the northern end of the neighborhood, which is sometimes overlooked after Pullman was declared a National Historic Monument.
The announcement was made on what would have been the labor union pioneer’s 133rd birthday.
Family, friends and community members held photos of LaNiyah Murphy as they shared a story of a beautiful, intelligent young woman who had overcome being shot and wounded in 2018.
A $1 million grant has jump-started the development for a 63,000 square foot greenhouse expected to produce 560,000 pounds of produce each year.
“The look on her face was priceless,” Aubrey Broughton’s dad said. “She’s so happy. I know she can’t wait to get home and open up everything.”
A 14-year-old boy stopped two officers about 7 p.m., telling them he and his brother had been shot in the 11100 block of South Doty Avenue, Chicago police said.
The shootings happened in Englewood and Pullman.
After months on the sidelines, Mayor Lori Lightfoot jumped into the fray over the weekend, trying to bring the two sides closer together. It didn’t work, and now the mayor sounds almost resigned to a referendum.
Culver’s has become Pullman’s first stand-alone restaurant in more than 30 years. Its grand opening on Monday saw nearly 50 people gathered in celebration.
The development backed by Trinity United Church of Christ would mark a new phase of an envisioned “model community” called Imani Village.