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Life through the eyes of Edith Renfrow Smith

"Have respect for yourself," says a Chicagoan whose grandparents were born in slavery, but found a way to free herself from the grind of time. She turns 107 on Wednesday.

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Former Ravenswood Hospital refurbished for senior tenants

In partnership with the Chicago Housing Authority and others, Evergreen Real Estate Group nears the finish line on an $81 million project that needed a change in state law to proceed.

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Man, 19, wounded in road-rage shooting in Ravenswood

The teen was riding in a car when the driver got into an argument with someone driving a black BMW in the 4400 block of North Western Avenue Thursday morning.

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Woman struck in the head by armed carjackers at gas station in Ravenswood

The woman was at a gas station in the 5200 block of North Western Avenue around 2 a.m. when two people attacked her and stole her black Jeep.

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SWAT standoff ends in Ravenswood Manor

Two people were safely released from a home Thursday after a man barricaded himself inside.

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Man shot while driving in Ravenswood

The gunfire came from someone inside another vehicle as the man drove on Lawrence Avenue.

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Man wanted for stalking girls in Ravenswood, North Center: police

He began following the girls at Wells Park, police say.

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DCFS resident raped 13-year-old boy after pair ran away from group home: prosecutor

Richard Carter and the boy allegedly left Lawrence Hall, a group home run by the Illinois Department of Child and Family Services, before the attacks by a bridge near River Park on Nov. 28.

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2 hurt in overnight shootings on NW Side

Both men were struck in their hands and taken to the hospital in good condition.

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Woman missing from Ravenswood Manor found safe

Police canceled her missing person alert Friday.

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Priest arrived to lead Ravenswood church as pandemic hit Chicago; three weeks later, his congregation vanished

Interim Rector Stephen Applegate said he has no "pandemic handbook" to refer to when preaching to a congregation that’s not allowed to come to church.

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Ravenswood mural memorializes Cambodia’s Killing Fields

The work by artists Brandin Hurley and Shayne Renee Taylor depicts a stone face resembling one of the 216 faces on the Bayon, a Buddhist temple in Cambodia.

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Woman, 76, missing from Ravenswood Manor found safe

Police canceled her alert Thursday

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Boy, 15, missing from Ravenswood found safe

Police canceled his alert Tuesday.

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Chicago’s affordable housing problems would be helped by higher density

The city needs more lively neighborhoods. Restrictive zoning, de-conversion and teardowns mean gentrifying communities outside downtown tend to become less dense.

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Woman fatally shot by masked gunman in Ravenswood Manor; shooting was not random, police say

Stephanie Brooks was shot in the chest as she tried to close the door, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

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North Side mural based on ‘The Aeneid,’ once a cause of great controversy, is a survivor

People upset about Irene Siegel’s fresco-style work at the Sulzer Regional Library unsuccessfully demanded it be painted over in 1985 before she was done, saying it looked like graffiti.

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Man, 24, missing from Ravenswood located

Police cancelled the alert about 10 a.m. Sunday, saying Sparks had been located.

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Woman, 76, missing from Ravenswood Manor

Jacqueline Barholomay has been missing since Jan. 25 from the 2700 block of West Windsor Avenue, according to Chicago police.

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Driver, alleged gunman charged in shooting that led to car chase

The driver of the car, Marcial Arriaga, crashed in Ravenswood, prosecutors said; alleged shooter Josue Becerra was on bond for a previous shooting.

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Logan Square shooting leads to police chase ending with crash in Ravenswood

A 43-year-old man was shot by someone in a passing vehicle in the 3300 block of West Armitage Avenue, police said.

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Armed robberies reported on the Northwest Side: police

In each incident the person targeted female victims, police said.

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Metra UP-North bridge repairs to close Lawrence Avenue until Oct. 14

The repairs are part of an effort to replace rail bridges from Grace Street to Balmoral Avenue on the North Side.

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Homes burglarized on the North Side: police

In all three cases the offender was able to break into residences through the front or rear door, police said.

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Man, 65, missing from Ravenswood

Raymond "Ray" Dugger was last seen Friday near the Methodist Hospital of Chicago, 5025 N. Paulina St., police said.

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Missing 13-year-old from Ravenswood is located

Marcus Belizaire was last seen Monday in the 4700 block of North Wolcott, Chicago police said.

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Armed robberies reported in Ravenswood

In each incident, a pair of men flashed a gun and demanded property, police said.

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Man accidentally shoots own leg in Ravenswood

He was discovered with a gunshot wound to the leg in an alley in the 2200 block of West Montrose Street, police said.

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North Side burglar entered homes through unlocked doors: police

The burglar hit homes with unlocked front doors in Sheridan Park and Ravenswood.

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Boy, 13, missing from Ravenswood has been found

Jaylen Hunt was last seen leaving a residence just after noon in the 4800 block of North Francisco.

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Woman, 33, missing from Belmont Gardens

Meghan Cave was last seen in Ravenswood near Swedish Covenant Hospital and suffers from mild mental disabilities, police said.

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10 shot – 2 fatally – on Monday across Chicago

At least two people were killed and eight others wounded Monday in shootings across Chicago, including a mother who was killed and her baby injured.