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    Mrs. Hernandez is asking for $493.66:
    My students need an iPad to enhance their learning in both reading and math.
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Announcing the Gapers Block Microbrewery Crawl Oct. 11

The crawl begins at 11am at Lagunitas Brewery, 1843 S. Washtenaw Ave. (close to the California-Cermak stop on the Pink Line and the Western station on...

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...start around 11:30, so don't be late! The tour ends at Begyle Brewing, 1800 W. Cuyler Ave. (close to the Irving Park stop on the Brown Line and the Ravenswood station on...

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Taste of Pilsen to bring local restaurants together

1300 S. Halsted to 2000 W. 18th St. and Cermak Rd.

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1300 S. Halsted to 2000 W. 18th St. and Cermak Rd.

Pick up tickets and map at 1843 S. Carpenter, Chicago, from 1- 5 p.m.

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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Three Point Hoop Dreams

    Mr. Medina is asking for $3973.49:
    My students need two basketball hoops for our physical education program, as well as for our basketball teams.
    John Spry Elementary School Comment
  • Ariel's Literacy Campaign! Bring Books to 100 Students

    Ms. Katz is asking for $1118.35:
    My students need 100 copies of The Brief Wonderous Life of Oscar Wao so they can read the book at home and not just in class.
    Instituto Health Science Career Academy Comment
  • Classroom Library

    Ms. Noriega-Perez is asking for $561.16:
    My students need a variety of literature that will open their imagination and foster the love for reading, with books like, Monster Math, Chester's way and Messy Bessy.
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At least 15 wounded in city shootings

A police officer seals off a portion of the street as residents watch after an incident involving a drive-by shooting over a series of blocks near the 2800 block of West 21st Street late Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Chicago. There were no reported injuries from the gunfire.

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About 90 minutes earlier, three people were shot near the intersection of Lexington and Springfield avenues just south of the Eisenhower Expressway from where the man was killed Saturday morning.

About 11 p.m., three people, including the 12-year-old, were wounded near the intersection of Pulaski Road and Adams Street, about a block and a half from the homicide on Jackson.

In the attack in West Englewood, a man, age 19, suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the 1600 Block of West 61st Street about 2 p.m., said Police News Affairs Officer Thomas Sweeney.

In Gresham, a 16-year-old girl was shot in the back in the 1400 block of West 81st Street about 6:50 p.m., and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where her condition had been stabilized, said Sweeney.

About 9:30 p.m., a 27-year-old man was shot in the right side in the 7100 block of South Rhodes Avenue, in what was believed to be a drive-by, Sweeney said. 

About 8:15 p.m., two people were shot in the 2900 block of West 85th Street, Sweeney said. An 18-year-old man was shot in the shoulder and his condition had beens stabilized at Little Company of Mary Hospital. Someone was believed to have jumped out of a car and shot the man, police said.

A few minutes earlier in Englewood, about 8:10 p.m., in the 7200 block of South May Street, three people were shot, Sweeney said. The group was standing on the street when a 

About 8 p.m., a man suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh in the 5400 block of South Damen  in the Back of the Yards neighborhood and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. The man was believed to have been involved in an altercation when he was shot, Sweeney said.


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