Chicago Man And Other Business Owners Step In To Help Witnesses Of Crime Afraid Of Retaliations; 'I Need To Do Something'Often family members of killers have valuable information and they will not cooperate with law enforcement.
Chicago Church Holding Street Masses To Pray For PeaceThe Rev. Don Nevins says the Masses are an "opportunity to pray for the end of violence and ... a continued push for peace."
Bronzeville To Celebrate The Legacy Of MLK With 'Day Of Service' EventsMore than 200 people are expected to attend activities at the Oakwood Shores Community Center at 3825 S. Vincennes Ave.
Small Businesses Band Together For Small Business SaturdayMany communal Small Business Saturday events have grown to the point where they're organized by local chambers of commerce and community business organizations that have big marketing budgets.
In Chicago, A Little Art Studio Bridges A Great Divide The stretch of asphalt in the Old Town neighborhood of one of America's most segregated cities starkly separates black and white, haves and have-nots.
For Crime Witnesses, Family Safety Can Outweigh A Community's Security"I was approached with the opportunity to not go to prison, provided I gave information on everybody in the neighborhood. I decided against it."
Spreading A Message Of Peace And Love At St. Sabina's Day Of ServiceIn years past, volunteers cleaned up empty lots, fed the homeless and planted gardens among other community-based activities.
Local Teen Helps Others With Free Wash DayEight grader Jayera Griffin is giving back to the community on Saturday by providing a free wash and dry service.
Blackhawks Unveil Practice CenterMost impressive isn't what the Hawks built for themselves -- it's what they built for the city.
Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your CommunitySmall Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.
Is Cohousing Right For Your Family?If you've tried to picture life for you and your family in a cohousing community, here's what you need to know.
Men Try To Grab Teen Girl On Northwest SideA green SUV approached the 14-year-old girl as she was walking north on Laramie Avenue near George Street and a front passenger attempted to strike up a conversation.
Census Offering Hyper-Local Data On CommunitiesYou can now find a profile of your community or neighborhood, based on reams of information from the US Census Bureau.