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In Roseland, once-bustling South Michigan Avenue has faded amid crime, disinvestment

The Far South Side community is one that Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s administration has identified as priority areas for addressing crime and violence.

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Man wounded in drive-by shooting on Far South Side

The attack occurred in the 200 block of West 113th Street.

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Missing elderly man last seen in Roseland

Herbert Chambers, 79, was last seen around 104th Street and Michigan Avenue, police said.

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Community centers partner to create youth storytelling project on South Side

Chicago Stories on the Block offers youth participants the chance to gather and share stories of their communities through storytelling, art and music.

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Teen boy shot in attempted robbery in Roseland

About 10:45 a.m., he was inside a residence in the first block of West 109th Street, when he was approached by a person who pulled out a gun and demanded his belongings.

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Police release drawing of man wanted for breaking into Roseland home and sexually assaulting child

The girl, 7, was asleep when the man entered through a bedroom window, police say.

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Woman dies in Roseland shooting that also wounds 8-year-old girl and another woman

The Far South Side neighborhood is among 14 in Chicago that have seen an increase in murders this year.

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Lawrence ‘Larry’ C. Panozzo, one of Illinois’ longest-serving funeral directors, dead at 91

In some families, he helped bury five generations. He remembered how their loved ones were dressed for their funerals, where they were buried, sometimes even the weather.

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Man charged with stabbing 61-year-old woman to death in Roseland

Vicky D. Braboy was stabbed multiple times last Friday in a home on 111th Place.

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Man fatally shot in Roseland while checking on car alarm: police

The 24-year-old was standing on the sidewalk in the 10500 block of South Maryland Avenue, when someone fired shots at him.

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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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Even medical staff worry about taking vaccine

Roseland Community Hospital, on the front line of the COVID epidemic last year, now grapples with vaccine reluctance.

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Man shot during Roseland attempted robbery

A gunman confronted the victim and demanded his belongings as he walked in the 11100 block of South State Street.

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13-year-old boy charged with shooting teen in Roseland

The boy was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm for shooting a 14-year-old boy about 11:40 a.m. in the 11200 block of South King Drive, according to Chicago police.

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Roseland man dies month after mattress fire

Joe Clark, 52, was critically injured when he tried to put out a mattress that was on fire about 2 p.m. Jan. 2 in the 100 block of West 112th Street, Chicago police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

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SC Johnson steps forward to fund Beale’s $250,000 Roseland ‘cop house’

"This is a great tool that they fund elsewhere. They wanted to bring it to my community," Ald. Anthony Beale told the Sun-Times. "To have a Fortune 100 company step up to the plate in my ward is really a tribute to what we’ve been able to do out here."

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Boy, 15, shot in Roseland

Just after midnight Thursday, he was walking in an alley in the 200 block of West 111th Street, when someone dressed in all black fired shots at him from the other end of the alley.

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Beale gets his ‘cop house’ over Lightfoot’s objections

The mayor had cited funding, officer security and other concerns in opposing the project. But the Committee on Public Safety OK’d the $250,000 crime-fighting experiment anyway — and congratulated Beale for his creativity.

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Alderman hopes rebuttal of mayor’s objections can salvage Cop House proposal

Roseland is "virtually alone" in Chicago in reducing crime, adding jobs and increasing population, Ald. Anthony Beale noted Monday. So why not "work together on this," he asked the mayor in a letter.

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Woman carjacked in Roseland

The woman was not injured.

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Roseland Community Hospital workers: Keep adolescent behavioral health unit open

The hospital is suspending service to "transform" the program, but workers claim the move puts lives at risk. Tremaine White, a mental health counselor, said there is a lack of similar services offered in the area.

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Man shot on Roseland porch

A gunman parked in an alley, walked to the porch and shot the man in his arm, police say.

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Ride-share drivers carjacked in Roseland: police

The carjacking happened in late December.

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Community surprises 5-year-old boy recovering from shooting with Christmas gifts

Clareon Williams watched from his South Side hospital room as comic book and movie characters dropped off Christmas presents for him.

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Family of 5-year-old boy shot on Far South Side pleads for answers

Twenty-five days have passed since gunfire ripped through the window of an apartment in the 200 block of West 115th Street. Clareon Williams underwent another surgery Friday.

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Man found fatally shot inside his Roseland home

A 29-year-old man was found dead in his home Monday in the 300 block of West 107th Street, police said.

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Semitrailer crashes, rolls off bridge on Bishop Ford Expy. at 103rd, injuring 2

Two drivers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

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‘Englewood Barbie’ provides makeovers, Thanksgiving feast to homeless Chicagoans: ‘I just want them to feel special’

"I’m just happy to be a part of something that’s amazing in Chicago because you always hear about the bad stuff," said Aleta Clark. "They don’t show stuff like this."

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5-year-old boy struck by stray bullet while playing with iPad in Roseland home: police

The boy was rushed from the home in the 200 block of West 115th Street and taken to Comer Children’s Hospital, where he was in critical condition, police said.

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Man critical after Roseland fire

The 32-year-old was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition with possible smoke inhalation, police said.

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Boy, 13, accidentally shoots 12-year-old in Roseland home: police

The older boy was handling a gun Saturday night when it went off inside a home in the 700 block of East 105th Street, according to Chicago police.

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Man killed in Roseland shooting

Vincent Blackmon, 32, was shot in the abdomen about 6 p.m. in the 10900 block of South Wentworth Avenue, authorities said.