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Chatham »

ComEd Hires 10 Residents To Promote Smart Meters in Chatham

The pilot program could be expanded to other communities, officials said Monday.

West Englewood »

Rahm, CTA Expand Second Chance Program to Aid Ex-Offenders

The Chicago Transity Authority has a self-interest in providing training for diesel mechanics.

Englewood »

Rush's Church Could Reopen for Holidays After Storm Damaged Main Windows

After a Halloween storm blew in its sanctuary windows, church members now hope to return next month.  

Bronzeville »

Kurt Summers Earned Appointment to City Treasurer Job, Emanuel Says

Summers replaces Stephanie Neely, who resigned four months before she was to run for re-election.

Englewood »

Englewood Block Clubs Hosting Community Summit

The Sept. 6 summit will provide information to residents about schools, property taxces and more.  

Chatham »

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush To Host Two South Side Job Fairs

The job fair will target youths and adults living in Avalon Park, Chatham and Grand Crossing.  

Chatham »

Chatham Needs More Jobs, Fewer Dropouts to Return to Glory, Leaders Say

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago) said the city, state and county need to invest more in Chatham.

Englewood »

Englewood High School to Offer Gardening to Students

The City Council on Wednesday approved $128,000 to help build an Englewood garden.

Grand Crossing »

Three Shot, One Fatally, in Daytime Shootings on South Side

A fatal shooting occurred Wednesday near a local office of Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Chicago), police said.

Grand Crossing »

Chicago Civil Rights Leaders Remember Nelson Mandela's Life, Legacy

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush remembered how Mandela would inspire even the most powerful world leaders.

Near West Side »

Black Panther Supporters to Re-enact Fred Hampton's Slaying on West Side

Supporters of the Black Panther Party will reunite Wednesday to remember its slain leader Fred Hampton.

Englewood »

Rush and Kirk Tour Englewood, Agree on Need for Jobs, Disagree on Gangs

Lack of jobs is a bigger issue than the Gangster Disciples, Rep. Rush said.

Englewood »

Bobby Rush Denies He Sold Out Englewood for $50K

U.S. Rep. Rush said he has always done right by his Englewood constituents.

South Shore (above 79th) »

Gun Violence Victims' Relatives Push For Federal Funds for Trauma Centers

U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush wants $100 million to build centers in "trauma deserts'' like the South Side.