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Community honors anti-violence activist fatally shot in West Pullman

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.

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Hydroponic greenhouse planned for Pullman

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.

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Santa surprises Chicago girl, 6, who was wounded in a shooting that killed her sister: ‘I love her’

"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."

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17-year-old boy dead, 14-year-old boy wounded in Pullman shooting

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.

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2021 in photos: A changed world with challenges ahead

This past year, a national divide over politics and COVID-19 mitigation felt like a continuation of 2020, but with its own new set of highs and lows. Chicago Sun-Times’ photojournalists were there to capture it all.

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2 teens shot in separate shootings on the South Side

The shootings happened in Englewood and Pullman.

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Fight over ward boundaries appears headed for costly referendum after Lightfoot fails to forge weekend compromise

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.

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Culver’s opens in Pullman; continues community’s ‘renaissance’

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.

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Planning agency to review South Side church’s senior housing project

The development backed by Trinity United Church of Christ would mark a new phase of an envisioned "model community" called Imani Village.

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City looks to add 100 miles of bike lanes by end of 2022

Chicago Department of Transportation will spend $17 million over the next two years to add bike lanes across the city, with a focus on the South and West sides.

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Pullman National Monument a ‘testament to the power of our national parks’

Officials and politicians formally opened the monument to the public with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday.

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Pullman National Monument celebrates worker history at Labor Day weekend grand opening

The story of the Pullman railcar factory is one of workers, and that was on full display at Saturday’s Labor Day weekend grand opening of the Pullman National Monument’s visitor center.

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Visitor center opens at Pullman National Monument

The visitor center is inside the former administration building of the Pullman Palace Car Co. And for Labor Day weekend, Pullman-built railcars also will be on display.

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Taste of Chicago pops up in Pullman

For the iconic summertime event, the city will continue practicing pandemic guidelines at "pop-up" events in neighborhoods.

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New indoor track in Pullman’s Gately Park will share space with After School Matters

The 139,000-square-foot facility has seating for 3,500 spectators at the track. There’s also room for art, dance and other programming for After School Matters, which partnered with the Chicago Park District to get it built.

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‘Coalition of the willing’ meets a community in need

An organization backed by the private and nonprofit sectors, the Corporate Coalition of Chicago is working to bring businesses to areas lacking investment and the tools to get it.

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2 shot, 1 fatally, in Pullman

About 8:55 p.m., the pair was walking to their vehicle parked in an alley in the 12200 block of South Bishop Street when a black Chevy Equinox approached and someone inside fired several shots.

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Man charged with murder during botched armed robbery at Far South Side gas station

When Rodney Hawkins, 20, and two others tried to steal cash, shoes and a car from Kieer Pargo and another man at a Pullman Citgo Saturday, Pargo shot Hawkins. But then one of Hawkins’ cohorts returned fire and killed Pargo, Cook County prosecutors said.

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Some South Side residents 40 and older can get COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday in Pullman

About 1,000 Pfizer shots will be administered at the Pullman Community Center to residents; appointments are required to be made via email.

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Driver bolts from traffic stop, crashes into Metra train

He made it one block away before he drove around a closed train crossing and crashed into a passing train.

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Woman pistol-whipped, grazed by bullet in Pullman in presence of baby

The domestic-related shooting happened as she sat in a vehicle on the Far South Side,

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Lightfoot, Beale bury the hatchet — for now — at Amazon ribbon-cutting in Pullman

Did her attendance signal a political detente with one of her most vocal City Council critics? "I’m going anywhere where we’re creating jobs and opportunity for the residents of our city," the mayor responded.

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Pullman’s successful turnaround might be a guide to helping other areas, study says

The University of Chicago report says the effort led by U.S. Bank offers lessons for other communities.

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You’ve got two weeks left to get counted in the Census — for the sake of American justice

Not many people equate the Census with racial equity. But Census data is used to allocate resources for education, childcare, workforce training and health care.

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Man charged with shooting at Chicago cops on Far South Side

The officers returned fire, but no one was hit.

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Politicians celebrate progress on Pullman National Monument

Illinois politicians and labor leaders called the site sacred ground for unions.

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Crews battle extra-alarm fire at Pullman factory

The fire was under control shortly after 2:30 a.m., the fire department said. No injuries were reported, and crews remained at the scene putting out hot spots.

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$900,000 grant backs home renovations in Pullman

Thirty-five vacant properties will be sold for around $120,000 each to buyers earning close to the area’s median income.

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City planners slate zoning vote on Amazon project

Alderman says Pullman site could produce several hundred jobs.

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2 hurt in Far South Side fire

A woman and man escaped and were taken to Roseland Community Hospital in fair condition, officials said.

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Man killed in hit-and-run while walking on Bishop Ford

He was on foot when he was hit by a vehicle on southbound I-94 near 115th Street, according to Illinois State Police.

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Man carjacked in Pullman

The man was driving a red Dodge pick-up truck when he was carjacked.