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Budding Englewood Tennis Star ‘Does Not Put Herself On This Pedestal”

After pulling off a stunning upset in the French Open, a tennis player from Englewood gets another shot at making a splash in a major tournament, when she plays her first match at Wimbledon on Tuesday.

06/23/2014

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Emanuel Gets Help Raising Cash From His Former Boss, Bill Clinton

Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s former boss, Bill Clinton, was in town Friday to help his re-election efforts. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

06/20/2014

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Man, Woman Seriously Hurt In Englewood Shooting

Two people were seriously wounded in a shooting early Sunday in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side.

06/15/2014

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Two Men Critically Wounded In Englewood Drive-By Shooting

Two men were critically injured in an Englewood neighborhood drive-by shooting Friday night on the South Side.

06/14/2014

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Englewood School Holds First Graduation

An incredible story out of Englewood that will make you smile: the very first graduating class at Johnson College Prep getting their diplomas. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

06/09/2014

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Englewood Charter School’s First Senior Class To Graduate Monday

Next Monday is a big day for a charter school in the Englewood neighborhood. Johnson College Prep High School’s first graduation will be staged at the Field Museum.

06/06/2014

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Seven Wounded In Thursday Shootings

Most recently, a 24-year-old man was wounded in the Gage Park neighborhood about 7:15 p.m. The man was in the 5100 block of South Oakley Avenue when he was shot multiple times, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in “stable” condition.

06/06/2014

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Englewood Cafe Succeeds Where The ‘Chicago Political Machine’ Fails

Looking at Kusanya Cafe, which serves great coffee and food and acts as an anchor for the Englewood community, the path to improving Chicago’s impoverished and violence-plagued neighborhoods becomes clear.

06/05/2014

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1 Killed, 9 Wounded In Wednesday Shootings

The fatal shooting happened about 5 p.m. in the 4900 block of West End Avenue. Ronald Holliman, 18, and two men, ages 19 and 26, were outside when a group of males got out of a vehicle from an alley and fired multiple shots.

06/05/2014

This boy, thought to be 20 to 24 months old, was found alone in the Englewood neighborhood on Friday. Police are asking for help finding his parents. (Credit: Chicago Police)

UPDATE: Toddler Found Alone In Englewood Placed With Family Friend

Someone recognized the little boy’s picture on Facebook and called relatives, CBS 2 has learned.

05/30/2014

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Chicago Native Townsend Eliminated At French Open

The 18-year-old Taylor Townsend fell 6-2, 6-2 to Carla Suarez Navarro in the third round.

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3 Dead, 10 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting occurred Thursday evening in the South Side Englewood neighborhood.

05/29/2014

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8 Wounded In Shootings Across Chicago On Wednesday

The most recent shooting happened about 11:45 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Escanaba Avenue, where a 21-year-old man was driving when someone opened fire, striking the man in the face and back, police said.

05/29/2014

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Englewood’s Taylor Townsend Defies Odds With French Open Upset

Just getting to the French Open was a grueling experience for Chicago’s Taylor Townsend.

05/28/2014

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Police Investigating Series Of South Side Car Fires

Police are investigating a series of car fires set in the South Side Englewood neighborhood during a two-and-a-half hour period Wednesday morning.

05/28/2014

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1 Dead, 11 Wounded In Shootings Across City On Tuesday

A man was shot and killed during a carjacking Tuesday night in the Ashburn neighborhood on the South Side.

05/28/2014

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6 Dead, 22 Wounded Across Chicago In Weekend Shootings

In the most recent fatal shooting, a 33-year-old man was killed in the Austin neighborhood. About 3:18 p.m., Monte Tillman was shot in the torso in the 5200 block of West Lake Street, police said.

05/27/2014

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At Least 10 Shot Across Chicago On Tuesday

Most recently, a man in his 20s was shot in the Roseland neighborhood on the South Side. The man was in the 9900 block of South Wentworth Avenue about 9:55 p.m. when he was shot in the hand, police said.

05/21/2014

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Violinist Rachel Barton Pine Teaches Englewood Students About Music, Adversity

A world-famous musician, who beat adversity to achieve success, brought her story to Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood Wednesday night.

05/14/2014

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Englewood Resident Touts Benefits Of Her Neighborhood

An Englewood resident, sick of all the bad news about her neighborhood, has launched an effort to promote the good things about her South Side community.

05/13/2014

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