2 hours ago

Man Shot While Playing Dice In Lawndale

At 12:46 a.m., the 19-year-old was outside in the 1200 block of South Troy playing dice with another person who left the game, came back with a handgun and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

    Man Shot While Playing Dice In Lawndale
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man was shot early Friday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. At 12:46 a.m., the 19-year-old was outside in the 1200 block of South Troy playing dice with another person who left the game, came back with a handgun and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

3 hours ago

1 Killed, 6 Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across Chicago

Thursday’s first shooting happened about 7:40 a.m. in Little Village on the Southwest Side. A 35-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 2900 block of West 25th Street and taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai, but he wasn’t cooperative with investigators, police said.

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...a 31-year-old man was letting a passenger out of his vehicle in the 7100 block of South Morgan when someone walked up and shot him in the chest, according to Chicago Police. The...

The latest nonfatal shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. in the same neighborhood. A 17-year-old boy was in an alley in the 6300 block of South Morgan when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been hit in the shoulder. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

At 9:08 p.m., a 25-year-old man was getting into a vehicle in the 5600 block of West Washington in Austin when another car pulled up and someone got out to shoot him repeatedly, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

Just before 6 p.m. in Austin, a bullet grazed the arm of a 27-year-old man in the 5700 block of West Augusta, police said. He showed up at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park in good condition.

About 3:15 p.m., a 25-year-old man was sitting in a car parked in the 2200 block of North Cicero in the Northwest Side Cragin neighborhood when someone opened fire from behind him, grazing his head, police said. He was in serious condition at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Two hours before that, a 20-year-old man sitting in a vehicle parked in the 400 block of North Springfield in Humboldt Park was shot in the face. He was stabilized at Mount Sinai, police said.

    1 Killed, 6 Wounded In Thursday Shootings Across Chicago
    The homicide happened about 4 p.m. in Englewood on the South Side, where a 31-year-old man was letting a passenger out of his vehicle in the 7100 block of South Morgan when someone walked up and shot him in the chest, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

4 hours ago

Man shot while playing dice in Lawndale

At 12:46 a.m., the 19-year-old was outside in the 1200 block of South Troy playing dice with another person who left the game, came back with a handgun and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot while playing dice in Lawndale
    A man was shot early Friday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. At 12:46 a.m., the 19-year-old was outside in the 1200 block of South Troy playing dice with another person who left the game, came back with a handgun and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Oct 18

Updated 6 hours ago

Oct. 14, 2016 Update

Tues., Nov 15, 5:30-8:30 pm,Lagunitas Brewing Company, 2607 W. 17th Street. The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation hosts theirOperation Santa Fundraiser. This will allow the CPMF to...

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...4 to 7 pm on Tuesday, October 18, at the Chicago Cultural Center located at 78 E. Washington Street. Space is limited, so make sure to RSVP today...

For the fifth year, the Filament Theatre, 4041 N. Milwaukee, will kick off the holiday season with the beloved tradition of The Filament Holiday Special...

...of the stars at the Grace Street entrance at the Irving Park United Methodist Church, 3801 N. Keeler. If you want to ensure someone is available to collect your donation, they can be...

Donations can also be dropped off at the ward office, located at 4754 N. Milwaukee, during business hours. The office hours are from 9 am to 6 pm Monday thru Thursday, 9 am to 4 pm Friday, and 10 am to 2 pm on Saturday.

3401 W. Foster, open Monday through Friday from 11 am to 6 pm and on Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm;

6100 W. Irving Park, open on Monday and Wednesday from noon to 7 pm, on Tuesday and Thursday from 10 am to 5 pm, and on Friday and Saturdayfrom 9 am to 4 pm; and

3160 N. Milwaukee, open Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm and on Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm.

As of  Monday, October 10 through Sunday, October 23, people interested in voting early will need to do so at 15 W. Washington. Voters can cast their ballot at this location Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm and on Sundays from 10 am to 4 pm.

Starting on Monday, October 24 through Monday, November 7, early voting will be available at 15 W. Washington as well as at 50 ward sites. Early voting for the 45th Ward is at the 16th District Police Station, 5151 N. Milwaukee.

From 9 am to 5 pm on October 15 at Carl Schurz High School, 3601 N. Milwaukee;

From 9 am to 4 pm on October 15 and October 16 at the Jefferson Masonic Temple, 5418 W. Gale;

From 9 am to 4 pm on October 15, and from 9 am to 3 pm on October 15 at the Michell Kobelinski Theater at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence;

From 11 am to 5 pm on October 15 at the Muslim Community Center, 4380 N. Elston;

From 9 am to 4 pm on October 15 at Our Lady of Victory Church, 5212 W. Agatite;

From 10 am to 4 pm on October 15, and from 11 am to 4 pm on October 16 at the Portage Theater, 4050 N. Milwaukee.

Carlson Community Services is holding its annual trivia night on Saturday, October 15. The event will take place from 7 to 10 pm in the gymnasium at the Irving Park Lutheran Church, 4057 N. Harding.

Hitch Elementary School, 5625 N. McVicker, is raising money to better serve their native Spanish speaking students.

September 29 through November 20, The Gift Theatre, 4802 N. Milwaukee, will feature A Life Extra Ordinary.

Sat., Oct 15, 9 am-3 pm, St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, 4950 W. Addison. 30 vendors will be selling homemade and manufactured products during the Annual Craft Fair. Cash prizes and giveaways. Vendor space available. More info:email organizers. Free.

Sat., Oct 15, 9 am-6 pm,Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Take a tour of the church’s sanctuary, gym, and meeting rooms. This will be the same day Open House Chicago tours the nearby Copernicus Center. More info:online or call 773-283-5557.Free.

Sat., Oct 15, 7:30 pm,Kernaghan Hall in St. Robert Bellarmine, 4646 N. Austin.Support the SRB Parents’ Association during a Bingo Blast event. Doors open at 6 pm. 21 and older. $20 pays for ALL 14 games. 12 cards each game.

Mon., Oct 17, 7-8 pm, 17th Police District Community Room, 4650 N. Pulaski. Learn what resources are in your neighborhood, learn about crime in your area and prevention...

Tues., Oct 18, 7 pm, Latvian Community Center, 4146 N. Elston. Join neighbors for theWest Walker Civic Association General Meeting. Free.

Wed., Oct 19, 3-4:30 pm, City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle, Room 805.Learn how to create messages with impact during aCompelling Communications – Master your Message seminar.Free. 

Wed., Oct 19, 6:30-8 pm, Branch Community Church, 6125 W. Foster. Boys and girls attending kindergarten through 5th grade are welcome to joinAWANA Clubs every Wednesday. Free.

Wed., Oct 19, 7 pm,Independence Park, 3945 N. Springfield. Join community members for the Independence Park Advisory Council’s monthly meeting. Free.

Thur., Oct 20, 5:15-8 pm,Harry’s on Elston, 5943 N. Elston. Meet friendly neighbors and enjoy some great pizza and beverages during Gladstone Park Neighborhood Association’s Thirsty Third Thursdays. Free.

Thur., Oct 20, 7 pm, Fannie’s Bakery, 5044 W. Montrose.Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Jefferson Park Forward monthly meeting. Agenda and more info online.Free.

Thur., Oct 20, 7-10 pm, St. Viator Recreation Center, 2nd Floor, 3644 N. Kedvale. Get in the Halloween spirit during St. Viatior’s Stairway to Insanity Haunted House. Intended for PG audiences. $10.

Sat., Oct 22, 10 am-2 pm,Salvation Army Harbor Light Corps Community Center, 825 N. Christiana. Renters and landlords are invited to attend the 13th Annual Rents Rights Expo. Learn about...

Sat., Oct 22, 1-3 pm, Roberts Square Park, 5200 W. Argyle.Pets and families (with or without costumes) are invited to attend Halloween Fest. Some snacks for all will be provided. Sponsored by the Roberts Square Advisory Council. Free.

Sat., Oct 22, 2 pm, Irving Park Lutheran Church, Victory Hall, 3938 W. Belle Plaine. The Independence Branch Library is hosting a Scary Stories and Spooky Stuff Halloween Party. Ages four and up. More info:online. Free.

Sat., Oct 22, 10 am-4 pm, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3857 N. Kostner. Local fair features crafts and merchandise handmade by local artisans during the 3rd annual Maker...

Sun., Oct 23, 9:30 am-1:30 pm, Jefferson Memorial Park, 4822 N. Long. Support locally grown food and other local vendors during the Jefferson Park Sunday Market. Free. 

Tues., Oct 25, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale. Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during theGladstone Park Neighborhood Association monthly meeting.Free.

Wed., Oct 26, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Join neighbors for the monthlyJefferson Park Neighborhood Association meeting. Irene Flebbe from the Forest Preserves of Cook County will be the guest speaker. She will discuss how to winterize your garden. Free.

Wed., Oct 26, 7 pm, Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1624 beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Thur., Oct 27, 7 pm, St. Bartholomew Church, Kreuger Hall, 4910 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at the16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free.

Fri., Oct 28, 10 am-2 pm,Central Plaza Residential Home, 321 N. Central. Are you looking for a new job? Central Plaza Home is hosting their 3rd annual...

Wed., Nov 9, 7 pm, Athletic Park, 3546 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1732-1733 Beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

Sat., Nov 19, 4-7 pm,Independence Tap, 3932 W. Irving Park. GIPNA is hosting itsfourth annual Wine & Cheese Party. Wine, beer, food, raffles, auctions, and neighbors...

Tues., Nov 29, 7 pm, Kilbourn Park, 3501 N. Kilbourn. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1731 Beat CAPS meeting. Find your beat at 17th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4588. Free.

    Oct. 14, 2016 Update
    Dear Neighbor, I hope you'll join me in congratulating our Chicago Cubs on their victory in the National League Division Series. With their skill, and a little luck, we'll get to continue watching exciting baseball for weeks to come. Go Cubs! The Chicago Board of Elections is still looking for judges to staff the elections.
    http://ward45.org

  • Alderman Arena please cease and desist polluting the 30th ward with the 45th ward taxpayer funded newsletter. It is obvious u r using it for your own selfish agenda to push your lame name recognition. Sad. Alderman Reboyras does not appreciate it.

  • Elle C McPherson model citizen

    Ditto!

6 hours ago

Man dead, 6 wounded in city shootings Thursday

Thursday’s first shooting happened about 7:40 a.m. in Little Village on the Southwest Side. A 35-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 2900 block of West 25th Street and taken in serious condition to Mount Sinai, but he wasn’t cooperative with investigators, police said.

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...a 31-year-old man was letting a passenger out of his vehicle in the 7100 block of South Morgan when someone walked up and shot him in the chest, according to Chicago Police. The...

The latest nonfatal shooting happened about 9:30 p.m. in the same neighborhood. A 17-year-old boy was in an alley in the 6300 block of South Morgan when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been hit in the shoulder. He was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

At 9:08 p.m., a 25-year-old man was getting into a vehicle in the 5600 block of West Washington in Austin when another car pulled up and someone got out to shoot him repeatedly, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

Just before 6 p.m. in Austin, a bullet grazed the arm of a 27-year-old man in the 5700 block of West Augusta, police said. He showed up at West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park in good condition.

About 3:15 p.m., a 25-year-old man was sitting in a car parked in the 2200 block of North Cicero in the Northwest Side Cragin neighborhood when someone opened fire from behind him, grazing his head, police said. He was in serious condition at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

Two hours before that, a 20-year-old man sitting in a vehicle parked in the 400 block of North Springfield in Humboldt Park was shot in the face. He was stabilized at Mount Sinai, police said.

    Man dead, 6 wounded in city shootings Thursday
    A man was killed and at least six more people were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Thursday. The homicide happened about 4 p.m. in Englewood on the South Side, where a 31-year-old man was letting a passenger out of his vehicle in the 7100 block of South Morgan when someone walked up and shot him in the chest, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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  • Permit issued for renovation/alteration

    PARTIAL 1ST FLOOR INTERIOR BUILD OUT OF ADULT DAY CARE CENTER AS PER PLAN IN THE EXIST. 3-STORY BUILDING. **Certified Plan Corrections Project - Conditional Permit: Subject to field inspections **

    1900 S. Western Ave. Issued December 7, 2016 Comment

20 hours ago

The 11 Best 'Classic' Pasta Spots Around Chicago

Bruna’s Ristorante is at 2424 S. Oakley Ave.

Bacchanalia is at 2413 S Oakley Ave.

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Club Lago is at 331 W. Superior St.

La Scarola is at 721 W. Grand Ave.

Sabatino’s is at 4441 W. Irving Park Rd.

Italian Village is at 71 W. Monroe St.

Tufano’s Vernon Park Tap is at 1073 W Vernon Park Pl.

RoSal’s is at 1154 W Taylor St.

Original Ferrara Bakery is at 2210 W. Taylor St.

    The 11 Best 'Classic' Pasta Spots Around Chicago
    By Jennifer Olvera Chicago has its fair share of buzz-worthy dining. However, there's nothing-and I mean nothing-like a traditional, stick-to-your-ribs bowl of pasta. Fortunately, the city is filled with longstanding, beloved mom and pop spots - the kind with red-checked tablecloths, free-flowing Chianti and servers who treat you and yours like long lost relatives.
    http://chicagoist.com

24 hours ago

Man shot in chest in Little Village

The shooting happened about 7:40 a.m. in the 2900 block of West 25th Street, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot in chest in Little Village
    A man was shot Thursday morning in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The shooting happened about 7:40 a.m. in the 2900 block of West 25th Street, according to Chicago Police. The 20-year-old man was shot in the chest and was expected to be taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

26 hours ago

8 People Shot Wednesday In Chicago

...vehicle at 11:25 p.m. when he stopped at a red light in the 1400 block of South Homan, according to Chicago Police. Someone in a black Dodge Charger then fired at him from...

Just before noon, someone opened fire on a 19-year-old man who was walking in the 3300 block of West 16th Street in North Lawndale, and a bullet grazed his head, police said. He took himself to Mount Sinai in good condition.

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...and shot the 17-year-old boy in the hip before driving away from the 6300 block of South Talman, according to police. He was taken in good condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak...

At 6:35 p.m., a 54-year-old man was driving in the 1300 block of South Komensky in Lawndale when he was shot in the head, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Twenty-two hours earlier, a 52-year-old man was shot to death on the same block.

About 4 p.m., someone in a dark-colored vehicle shot a 29-year-old man in the leg in East Garfield Park’s 700 block of North Ridgeway, police said. He was listed in fair condition at Stroger.

About the same time, a 22-year-old man was sitting in a vehicle in the 6800 block of South Calumet in Park Manor when someone got out of another green car and shot him in the chest and arm, police said. He was in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Wednesday’s first shooting happened a little before 9 a.m. in Bronzeville. A 25-year-old man was working in the 300 block of East 51st Street when someone shot him in the forearm, police said. His condition was stabilized at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

    8 People Shot Wednesday In Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - At least eight people were wounded in shootings Wednesday on Chicago's South and West sides. In the latest attack, a man was grazed by a bullet in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The 19-year-old was driving a vehicle at 11:25 p.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

31 hours ago

  • Permit issued for electric wiring

    WIRING, LIGHTING FIXTURES AND OUTLETS.

    3148 W. Cermak Rd. Issued December 6, 2016 Comment
  • Permit issued for easy permit process

    existing garage pitched roof being raised to 15ft mean height with walls- metal studs & 2 layers of 5/8" on both side & non combustible siding for new wall per plans. electrical to be pulled under separate permit

    3148 W. Cermak Rd. Issued December 5, 2016 Comment

31 hours ago

Man grazed in Lawndale shooting

The 19-year-old was driving a vehicle at 11:25 p.m. when he stopped at a red light in the 1400 block of South Homan, according to Chicago Police. Someone in a black Dodge Charger then fired at him from the opposite lane of traffic.

    Man grazed in Lawndale shooting
    A man was grazed in a shooting late Wednesday in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. The 19-year-old was driving a vehicle at 11:25 p.m. when he stopped at a red light in the 1400 block of South Homan, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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7 people shot Wednesday on South, West sides

Just before noon, someone opened fire on a 19-year-old man who was walking in the 3300 block of West 16th Street in North Lawndale, and a bullet grazed his head, police said. He took himself to Mount Sinai in good condition.

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The latest attack happened about 7:30 p.m. in Chicago Lawn, where someone got out of a gray vehicle and shot a 17-year-old boy in the hip before driving away from the 6300 block of South Talman, according to Chicago Police. He was taken in good condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

At 6:35 p.m., a 54-year-old man was driving in the 1300 block of South Komensky in Lawndale when he was shot in the head, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. Twenty-two hours earlier, a 52-year-old man was shot to death on the same block.

About 4 p.m., someone in a dark-colored vehicle shot a 29-year-old man in the leg in East Garfield Park’s 700 block of North Ridgeway, police said. He was listed in fair condition at Stroger.

About the same time, a 22-year-old man was sitting in a vehicle in the 6800 block of South Calumet in Park Manor when someone got out of another green car and shot him in the chest and arm, police said. He was in serious condition at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Wednesday’s first shooting happened a little before 9 a.m. in Bronzeville. A 25-year-old man was working in the 300 block of East 51st Street when someone shot him in the forearm, police said. His condition was stabilized at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

    7 people shot Wednesday on South, West sides
    At least seven people were wounded in shootings Wednesday on Chicago's South and West sides. The latest attack happened about 7:30 p.m. in Chicago Lawn, where someone got out of a gray vehicle and shot a 17-year-old boy in the hip before driving away from the 6300 block of South Talman, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

43 hours ago

Man grazed by bullet in North Lawndale

At 11:52 a.m., a 19-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the head in the 3300 block of West 16th Street, according to Chicago Police.

    Man grazed by bullet in North Lawndale
    A man was grazed by a bullet Wednesday late Wednesday morning in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side. At 11:52 a.m., a 19-year-old man suffered a graze wound to the head in the 3300 block of West 16th Street, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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