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Dyett Supporters Take Over Ald. Will Burns' Meeting on Saving the School

Brown grabbed the microphone from a community-planning consultant from Evanston early in the meeting at King College Prep, 4445 S. Drexel Blvd., to say that the neighborhood already spent three years preparing a plan for the school and was ready to see Burns put it into action.

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Is white-collar crime a primary source of black street crime?

We focused on shootings and the retail side of the drug trade that takes place in our neighborhoods. The question should be asked "How many African American businesses were crushed or stillborn from the activities of men like this one, Bernard Madoff?"
On March 12, 2009, Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 federal felonies and admitted to turning his wealth management business into a massive Ponzi scheme that defrauded thousands of investors of billions of dollars. Madoff said he began the...

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We focused on shootings and the retail side of the drug trade that takes place in our neighborhoods. The question should be asked "How many African American businesses were crushed or stillborn from the activities of men like this one, Bernard Madoff?"
On March 12, 2009, Madoff pleaded guilty to 11 federal felonies and admitted to turning his wealth management business into a massive Ponzi scheme that defrauded thousands of investors of billions of dollars. Madoff said he began the Ponzi scheme in the early 1990s. However, federal investigators believe the fraud began as early as the mid-1980s[17] and may have begun as far back as the 1970s,[18] and those charged with recovering the missing money believe the investment operation may never have been legitimate.[19] The amount missing from client accounts, including fabricated gains, was almost $65 billion.[20] The court-appointed trustee estimated actual losses to investors of $18 billion.[19] On June 29, 2009, Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison, the maximum allowed.[21][22]

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  • Aim, Click, Print, Showcase: Digital Wonders!

    Ms. Love is asking for $426.93:
    My students need a digital camera, SD card and photo printer to broaden their learning and deepen their understanding through digital exploration and expression.
    Mollison Elementary School Comment

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  • Bronzeville Scholastic High School reviewed

    This school, totally contidicting the latest comment, cares a lot about the student interest and going to college. This school focuses on academics and making sure the students are active in the communities. Only a sophomore I visited over 5 colleges already! Great school! Great staff!

    Bronzeville Scholastic High School (4934 S Wabash Ave) Published on GreatSchools July 26, 2014

Jul 18

Updated 39 hours ago

Check Out the Nat "King" Cole Mural at 43rd and King Drive

Chris Devins and the Bronzeville Alliance present: " 'King' Nat at Home, 2014" 43rd and King Drive Photo Mural 12 ft x 23 ft.

  • As always Harold, thanks for the historical perspective! I can't wait to ride over and check it out. :)

  • Thanks Guys,

    Let's keep it moving.

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Andre's Street Photography posted 3 photos to Flickr:

42 hours ago

Boy, 3, Among 14 Shot Overnight in Chicago

...in the Bronzeville neighborhood. Police said the man was standing on a sidewalk in the 3900 block of South Prairie Avenue when three men approached him and someone opened fire. The teen was taken to Stroger...

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The 3-year-old was shot around 10:15 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Sacramento Avenue, police said.

The shooting came just hours after a 13-year-old boy was killed and six others wounded when someone opened fire around 6 p.m. in the 700 block of South California Avenue on the city’s West Side.

Just before 9 p.m., a 17-year-old man was shot when someone opened fire on a group of people from a dark-colored sedan in the 1100 block of West 101st Street. Police said the teen was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital in stable condition.

Less than an hour later, a 24-year-old man was shot in the 1800 block of East 79th Street. Police said the man was standing on the sidewalk when someone in a passing dark-colored sedan fired shots at him, striking him in the right leg, left foot and buttocks.

Around 12:30 a.m., police said a 19-year-old man was sitting at a stop sign near 102nd Street and Michigan Avenue when he “heard shots and felt pain.” The teen drove himself to Roseland Community Hospital with a graze wound to the arm, but later refused treatment.

At around 1:35 a.m., a 24-year-old man walked into West Suburban Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the hip. The man was shot in the 5600 block of West Chicago Avenue in the city’s Austin neighborhood, but police said he was not cooperating with officials.

The man was renovating a residence in the 6000 block of South Aberdeen Street when an armed man walked in and announced a robbery. The man took an unknown amount of money from the victim and shot him in the mouth.

42 hours ago

3-year-old boy among 12 shot since Friday afternoon

Someone shot a 19-year-old man about 12:55 a.m. near 39th Street and Prairie Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood. He was taken to John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County with a wound to his upper arm. No one is in custody.

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The 3-year-old was shot about 10:15 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Sacramento Avenue in the Brighton Park neighborhood, authorities said. Charges are pending against three people in the attack, Police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said Saturday afternoon.

Earlier, the 13-year-old was one of seven people, most of them teenagers, shot about 6 p.m. in the 700 block of South California Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said.

Also this evening, a 24-year-old man was shot in the right leg, left foot and buttocks about 9 p.m. in the 1800 block of East 79th Street in the South Shore neighborhood and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in good condition. Someone opened fire from a dark sedan, police said.

About 12:30 a.m., someone shot a 19-year-old man in the Roseland neighborhood. The man was sitting in a car at 102nd Street and Michigan Avenue when someone shot at him. He walked into Roseland Community Hospital with a graze wound to his arm, police said.

A 24-year-old man was shot about 1:35 a.m. in the 5600 block of West Chicago Avenue in the Austin neighborhood. He walked into West Suburban Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his hip, police said.

Mar 17

Updated 2 days ago

Good management company

My HOA is looking for a good management company for approximately 16 townhomes, does anyone have a suggestion?

  • Our building is managed by Wesley as well and Nick is our manager. Nick is a great manager and he has saved our building tremendous amount of money through building a maintenance calendar and proactive maintenance. I definitely would recommend him or his company.

  • Hope, Lakeview I live in a condo in the north Lakeview area

    Which building do you live in? It kind of sounds like you might be from Wesley just trying to save face I have valid complaints that I can back-up with emails that prove that Nic tried to bully me into not getting a second opinion from the vendor of my...

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    Which building do you live in? It kind of sounds like you might be from Wesley just trying to save face I have valid complaints that I can back-up with emails that prove that Nic tried to bully me into not getting a second opinion from the vendor of my choice. Beyond not doing his due diligence in making sure the work under my unit actually was necessary, I have yet to receive an apology from Nic nor has he thanked me for basically doing his job.

    To make matters worse, I've also come to find out that VanDerBosch recommended unnecessary work to another building Wesley manages. The work was stopped at the last minute (not sure about the details.) This should have been a HUGE red flag to Nic to take extra care to make sure our building needed the work, wouldn't you agree?

    Nic's has since been at the hub of a few other mess-ups. I'm not one to keep quiet when I've been wronged and find it my duty to spread the word as much as possible so that other's don't get taken advantage of.

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