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UChicago selects four mid-South Side nonprofits for first year of Community Programs Accelerator

The Community Programs Accelerator at the University of Chicago has selected four South Side nonprofits to participate in the first round of its incubation program, which aims to strengthen organizations near the University’s campus. Due to high demand, the University also expanded the Accelerator initiative to assist seven additional organizations with specific projects. The inaugural […]

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South Side pastor who backs Bruce Rauner has church broken into

A South Side pastor featured in a campaign ad for Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner had his church broken into overnight with $ 8,000 stolen from a charity box, authorities said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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2 charged with shooting, wounding off-duty Chicago cop on South Side

Two men have been charged with shooting an off-duty Chicago police officer after an attempted robbery early Friday on the South Side. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Off-duty officer in serious condition after being shot on South Side

The officer was shot during a possible attempted robbery early Friday in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Extra-alarm blaze at West Side factory out, no injuries

Extra-alarm blaze at West Side factory out, no injuries No injuries were reported at the one-story factory in the 4600 block of West Huron Street in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Emergency crews elevated their response to a 2-11 alarm at about 2:15 p.m. after … Full News here […]

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Highly effective new anti-cancer drug shows few side effects—in mice

A new drug, known as OTS964, can eradicate aggressive human lung cancers transplanted into mice, according to a new report. The drug, given as a pill or by injection, inhibits the action of a protein that is overproduced by several tumor types, including lung and breast, but is rarely expressed in healthy adult tissues. Without […]

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Obama asks Dems at South Side rally to vote for Gov. Quinn

President Barack Obama returned home Sunday to make a plea to voters to support Gov. Pat Quinn — just as early voting is set to begin Monday in Illinois. “You’ve got to have his back,” he said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Two found dead after apartment fire on Northwest Side

The Chicago Police Department’s Bomb and Arson Unit is investigating the fire, in which two women were found dead, officials said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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How a white police attorney got a West Side judge seat

THE WATCHDOGS: In 17 years on the board of the Jesse White Tumblers, attorney Robert Kuzas made some powerful allies in Chicago’s black community. Now, those friends have helped Kuzas secure a Cook County judgeship from a district created to help get more African-Americans elected to the bench. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Teen boy critically wounded, girl shot in South Side attack among 8 wounded

Teen boy critically wounded, girl shot in South Side attack among 8 wounded The nephew of a local anti-violence activist and a girl he was with were shot Thursday afternoon on the border between Chicago's Englewood and Park Manor neighborhoods. The two, both Dunbar Career Academy High School students, were shot about … Full News here […]

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Raging Fire Engulfs West Side Building

Raging Fire Engulfs West Side Building Chicago Fire Department Spokesman Larry Langford says the fire started on the roof of the commercial building, which houses LPI Worldwide and spread to a neighboring business, Harris Ice Company and a two-story residential building. A firefighter … Full News here – Read more on CBS Local

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Extra-alarm fire at West Side church

Extra-alarm fire at West Side church Chicago firefighters finish extinguishing a fire that destroyed Unity Church in the 4900 block of West Ferdinand Street. Chicago firefighters finish extinguishing a fire that destroyed Unity Church in the 4900 block of West Ferdinand Street. (Abel … Full News here – Read more on Chicago Tribune

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Teen fatally shot, cop shoots himself in foot on Near North Side

A 16-year-old boy died after a Near North Side shooting, during which a responding officer was wounded when he accidentally shot himself, Chicago Police said. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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CPS dropping Obama’s name from planned North Side school: report

The new selective-enrollment high school to be built on the North Side using $ 60 million in tax-increment financing money will not be named after President Barack Obama, according to a published report. Full News here – Chicago Sun-Times

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Teen dies after being wounded in South Side shooting

Teen dies after being wounded in South Side shooting A 17-year-old boy died Saturday afternoon after being critically wounded in a shooting on the South Side in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood. The shooting happened shortly before 3 p.m. on the 3900 block of South Prairie Avenue, said Chicago Police … Full News here – Read more […]

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