#Auburn Gresham

Man found shot dead in Gresham

A man was shot and killed Friday morning in Gresham on the South Side. Officers found a man with a gunshot wound to his head around 6:30 a.m. in the 7800 block of South Bishop Avenue, Chicago police said. He was taken to Holy Cross Hospital and pronounced dead. His...
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NBA Stars Set To Coach Local Players At Peace Games At St. Sabina Church

CHICAGO (CBS) — Basketball is back. One of the biggest games in Chicago returns this weekend at St. Sabina Church in the Auburn Gresham community. NBA stars will coach local players in a famous face-off known as the Peace Games. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory got an exclusive look behind the scenes. The Saint Sabina gym is ready to welcome a packed and pumped house this weekend for the 9th Chicago Peace Games. “We speak to the young men before they play and it’s like the Final Four,” said NBA referee James Capers, laughing. He’s been a Peace Games staple since its 2012 beginnings and...
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Wu-Tang Clan foundation helps cleanup Chicago streets

CHICAGO - The Wu-Tang Clan is no stranger to collaboration and now, they're teaming up with some local organizations to help clean up the streets of Chicago. The Wu-Tang Clan is from New York, but their foundation focuses much of its energy in Chicago. The co-director of the foundation, Tareef...

After A Year Hiatus, The 79th Street Renaissance Festival Crawl Is Back — Now With Auburn Gresham Tours

AUBURN GRESHAM — A celebration of Black love, joy and community is coming to the South Side Saturday. The 79th Street Renaissance Festival Crawl, back for its 15th year, will take over 79th and Racine in Auburn Gresham Saturday — but this time with a twist. From 10 a.m.-8 p.m., neighbors can stop by the free event for a day of live music, food, drinks and, as a bonus, a tour of the historic neighborhood.

Mixed Use Building in Auburn Gresham

Quality all brick mixed use building just of 79th and Halsted intersection. 2 apartments and 4 storefronts. Both apartments are, two bedroom, one bath units with separate heat and AC. Retailers consist of long time laundry-mat (occupying two storefronts), snack shop/cafe, thrift store and barber shop. A number of local and national retailers are located nearby, including: United Fidelity Bank, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Chicago Shooting Leaves 12-year-old Boy And 15-year-old Girl Wounded

A 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were wounded in a drive-by shooting on Chicago's West Side Saturday afternoon, according to the Chicago Police Department. Tom Brady reveals he had coronavirus in February, predicts season will be ‘challenging’. Tom Brady revealed he battled coronavirus in February and predicted the NFL...
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St. Sabina’s hidden garden welcomes residents with fresh, free produce

Marlon English carefully harvests kale from a garden behind a row of storage units at 79th Street and Racine Avenue. He dunks the vegetable into a container of water before gently pulling the leaves apart — checking for bugs before adding it to one of the units where fresh produce lines the walls.

Chicago announces $200M in real estate developments in underdeveloped communities

Chicago announced a planned development of mixed-used real estate valued at $200 million in underserved communities as part of the mayor’s Invest South/West initiative to spur development in those areas. Chicago’s planning department selected four projects for South Chicago, North Lawndale, Bronzeville and New City. The projects are expected to...