Reopen parts of shuttered schools to revive neighborhoods on South, West sides, mayoral aide suggests
Planning and Development Commissioner Maurice Cox’s said re-purposing parts of closed schools — such as the kitchen or gym — would help a community without “having to marshal all of the resources that it takes to renovate an entire school.”
“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.
His mother tried to rescue the boy from the second-floor room where a small fire started but was unable to and escaped with burns to her body, fire officials said
Nathaniel Butler Sr.’s sons, Nathaniel Butler Jr. and Maurice Butler, were also ordered held without bail for their alleged roles in the deadly shooting Thursday.
He was shot in the thigh in the 12200 block of South Wallace Street.
Nathaniel Butler Jr. and Maurice Butler are accused of participating in the attack that claimed the life of 35-year-old Jerome Jenkins on Aug. 1.
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Both were hit when a gunman sprayed a crowd of 50 — with at least 15 kids — with bullets. Shootings and murders in West Pullman are on the rise this year.
The man was trying to board a CTA bus and was blocked because he was not wearing a mask.
They were both brought to Roseland Community Hospital in fair condition.
The $30 million, 27,000-square-foot firehouse at 1024 W. 119th St. that will serve as the new headquarters for Engine Co. 115 is a personal and very emotional triumph for Ald. Carrie Austin (34th).
The 29-year-old man was in a vehicle in the 11900 block of South Prairie Avenue when another vehicle pulled alongside and someone inside fired.
About 1,000 Pfizer shots will be administered at the Pullman Community Center to residents; appointments are required to be made via email.
He was the second 11-year-old wounded this month in the Far South Side neighborhood.
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