An additional ten people were shot Friday.
Two men shot in South Chicago are among the victims.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the program will "take a vacant lot and turn it into a vibrant community."
The event will mentor and feed kids this Saturday, days after a man was fatally shot on the same block.
Antonio Curry, 33, was charged with aggravated animal cruelty after police found four emaciated dogs.
Jimmie Smith, 39, was charged with attempted first-degree murder for the attack, prosecutors said.
The city on Thursday unveiled a map detailing the city's 1,429 residential parking zones.
Three shootings occurred in the neighborhood overnight, police said.
A Dec. 8 shooting severed a 16-year-old boy's spinal cord, prosecutors said in court Wednesday.
The UIC-Northwestern study aims to interview 2,100 people from nearly every Chicago neighborhood.
The shootings happened in East Garfield Park, West Garfield Park, Jeffrey Manor and Albany Park.
The victim has been identified as Tyrone Johnson, 30, of the 3300 block of West Van Buren Street.
The fire was struck out around 1:45 a.m. Tuesday, officials said.
Curie graduate and former NFL defensive lineman Victor Adeyanju now stars in the tech world.
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