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6 children shot Sunday night

...and an 18-year-old man were shot while walking on the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Avalon Avenue in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said. Two or three people...

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Early Sunday afternoon, two people died from their injuries in a shooting about 1 p.m. on the 2800 block of South Sawyer Avenue in the West Side's Little Village neighborhood.

According to a police source, the two men who were killed were traveling in a vehicle with two other adults and two children, ages three and seven. The men were shot on Sawyer Avenue, but after the shooting someone drove them to the 2400 block of South Kedzie Avenue, the source said.

...a car matching the Hummer's description was on fire in an alley on the 3200 block of West 37th Place, about a mile south of where the shootings occurred, but that has not been confirmed...

...25th Streets and a 35-year-old man was shot about an hour later at 27th Street and Kildare Avenue. In both instances, gang slogans were shouted by the attackers...

...About 12:20 a.m. a 23-year-old man was shot in the 9500 block of South Loomis Street in the Longwood Manor neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The man was sitting...

...year-old passenger was shot inside a vehicle stopped at a traffic light in the 1700 block of North Pulaski Road in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side. Three people crossing the street flashed gang...

...m., a 35-year-old man was shot while standing on the sidewalk in the 900 block of West 19th Street in the Pilsen neighborhood on the West Side. Someone in a dark-colored SUV fired...

...men, ages 25 and 20, were shot about 3:28 p.m. Sunday on the 6800 block of South Laflin Street in the city's Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. The 25-year-old was...

...Two men, ages 27 and 30, were shot about 9 a.m. on the 8300 block of South Ada Street in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, Estrada said. Both suffered gunshot wounds to...

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5 children injured in South Side shooting

...and an 18-year-old man were shot while walking on the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Avalon Avenue, police said. Two or three people stepped out of a gangway and at least one...

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It happened just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday near the corner of Marquette Road and South Michigan Avenue in the Park Manor neighborhood.

• About 12:20 a.m. a 23-year-old man was shot in the 9500 block of South Loomis Street, police said. The man was sitting inside a vehicle when he was shot in the arm, according to police. He was taken in good condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

• About 9:40 p.m., a 15-year-old passenger was shot inside a vehicle stopped at a traffic light in the 1700 block of North Pulaski Road. Three people crossing the street flashed gang signs and at least one of them opened fire at the vehicle, police said.

• Also about 9:40 p.m., a 35-year-old man was shot while standing on the sidewalk in the 900 block of West 19th Street. Someone in a dark-colored SUV fired shots, grazing the man in the neck and striking him in the buttocks. He was in serious condition at Stroger.

...men, ages 25 and 20, were shot about 3:28 p.m. Sunday on the 6800 block of South Laflin Street in the city’s Englewood neighborhood. The 25-year-old was shot in his shoulder...

...Two men, ages 27 and 30, were shot about 9 a.m. on the 8300 block of South Ada Street in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, Estrada said. Both suffered gunshot wounds to...

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6 children shot Sunday night during violent holiday weekend

...and an 18-year-old man were shot while walking on the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Avalon Avenue, police said. Two or three people stepped out of a gangway and at least one...

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Early Sunday afternoon, two people died from their injuries in a shooting about 1 p.m. on the 2800 block of South Sawyer Avenue in the West Side's Little Village neighborhood.

According to a police source, the two men who were killed were traveling in a vehicle with two other adults and two children, ages three and seven. The men were shot on Sawyer Avenue, but after the shooting someone drove them to the 2400 block of South Kedzie Avenue, the source said.

...a car matching the Hummer's description was on fire in an alley on the 3200 block of West 37th Place, about a mile south of where the shootings occurred, but that has not been confirmed...

...25th Streets and a 35-year-old man was shot about an hour later at 27th Street and Kildare Avenue. In both instances, gang slogans were shouted by the attackers...

• About 12:20 a.m. a 23-year-old man was shot in the 9500 block of South Loomis Street, police said. The man was sitting inside a vehicle when he was shot in the arm, according to police. He was taken in good condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

• About 9:40 p.m., a 15-year-old passenger was shot inside a vehicle stopped at a traffic light in the 1700 block of North Pulaski Road. Three people crossing the street flashed gang signs and at least one of them opened fire at the vehicle, police said.

• Also about 9:40 p.m., a 35-year-old man was shot while standing on the sidewalk in the 900 block of West 19th Street. Someone in a dark-colored SUV fired shots, grazing the man in the neck and striking him in the buttocks. He was in serious condition at Stroger.

...men, ages 25 and 20, were shot about 3:28 p.m. Sunday on the 6800 block of South Laflin Street in the city's Englewood neighborhood. The 25-year-old was shot in his shoulder...

...Two men, ages 27 and 30, were shot about 9 a.m. on the 8300 block of South Ada Street in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, Estrada said. Both suffered gunshot wounds to...

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Garage Break -ins

Two reported garage break-ins on 7900 S. Avalon April 17, 2014 apx 2:15-2:30 a.m, owners alerted by the sound of breaking glass windows and their garage alarms.

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Updated Apr 13

Weekend Off to Violent Start: 11 Shot, One Dead Overnight

• Around 8:05 p.m., a 17-year-old was shot in the 1500 block of East 79th Street in East Chatham. The teen was in a vehicle when another vehicle approach and fired shots. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition. Area North detectives are investigating, said Greer.

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A 37-year-old man was a passenger in a car in the 2700 block of East 76th Street around 9:25 p.m. Friday. When the driver left the car and went inside a building on the block the man was shot multiple times in his body, said Officer Amina Greer, a police spokeswoman.

...Around 3:55 a.m., two men were shot in the 1100 block of West 18th Street. A 26-year-old man was in stable condition at Stroger Hospital after being shot...

...m., two women were shot in the neck while waiting at a stoplight in the  500 block of North Cicero Avenue in West Garfield Park. The shooter then fled northbound. One of the victims, 20, was...

...24-year-old man was shot in the leg. The man was standing in the 2000 block of East 71st Street in South Shore when an unknown man approached firing shots. The man fled to the...

...in South Shore when an unknown man approached firing shots. The man fled to the 2000 block of East 69th Street and flagged down police, said Greer. The victim was in stable condition at Northwestern Memorial...

• Around 2:30 a.m., a 32-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 3200 block of West Huron Street in East Garfield Park. He was taken in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital. The shooting possibly occurred during a robbery, said Greer.

•Around 10:20 p.m. Friday, a 27-year-old man was shot in both legs while attempting to stop a fight in the 8200 block of South Maryland Avenue. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in serious condition. Area South Detectives are investigating, said Greer.

• Around 10:10 p.m. Friday, a 22-year-old man was shot in the head and shoulder while seated in a car in the 8100 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue in Ashburn. The man was taken to Advocate Christ Hospital in critical condition, said Officer Michael Sullivan, a police spokesman.

  • Todd Agosto Analyst/Investigator at Veritatem Cognoscere

    Unfortunately blood is the most accurate forecast aka 'the first sign of spring'.

  • so tru! Todd!
    21st and oakley shots fired all weekend
    no blood............yet!

  • Todd Agosto Analyst/Investigator at Veritatem Cognoscere

    lol 'WTF is going on?' ...exactly!

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South Side man charged in rape of Roseland woman in front of her teenage son

Whitaker, 20, of the 7900 block of South Avalon, was arrested Thursday in Lansing on unrelated charges.

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According to prosecutors and police, Whitaker repeatedly knocked on the door of the apartment in the 10400 block of South Maryland. before 6 in the morning and forced his way in, helding a semi-automatic gun on the 32-year-old woman.

Apr 12

Prosecutors: Man raped Roseland woman in front of teen son

Whitaker, 20, of the 7900 block of South Avalon, was arrested Thursday in Lansing on unrelated charges.

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Jordan Whitaker is charged with aggravated criminal sexual assault for the May 24, 2013 rape in the 10400 block of South Maryland.

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Updated Apr 12

Two dead, eight wounded in weekend shootings

Nearly an hour earlier, a teenage boy was shot in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side. The 17-year-old's head was grazed by a bullet at 8:05 p.m. in the 1500 block of East 79th Street, police said. He was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County in good condition.

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A 37-year-old man was shot to death in the South Shore Avenue Friday night, police said. The man was shot multiple times in the 2800 block of East 76th Street at 9:26 p.m., and he was dead at the scene, police said.

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 17-year-old girl was killed and two men were wounded in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, police said.

A 19-year-old man (police said he was 18) was also hurt in the shooting, but drove to the 4700 block of South Wabash Avenue before he was picked up by rescue crews, Fire Media Affairs said. He was taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in "stable" condition.

The most recent non-fatal shooting occurred Friday night in the Southwest Side Ashburn neighborhood. A 25-year-old man was shot in the head about 10:25 p.m. at 81st Street and Kilpatrick Avenue, police said. He was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

About 9:45 p.m., a male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the thigh in the 8200 block of South Maryland Avenue, police said. He was taken to an area hospital in "stable" condition.

...The 20-year-old woman and a 17-year-old boy were shot in the 8400 block of South Burnham Avenue, police said. The woman was shot in the chest and was taken to Northwestern Memorial...

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Two dead, 14 wounded in weekend shootings

Nearly an hour earlier, a teenage boy was shot in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side. The 17-year-old’s head was grazed by a bullet at 8:05 p.m. in the 1500 block of East 79th Street, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

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...South Shore Avenue Friday night, police said. The man was shot multiple times in the 2800 block of East 76th Street at 9:26 p.m., and he was dead at the scene, police said...

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 17-year-old girl was killed and two men were wounded in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, police said.

A 19-year-old man (police said he was 18) was also hurt in the shooting, but drove to the 4700 block of South Wabash Avenue before he was picked up by rescue crews, Fire Media Affairs said. He was taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in “stable” condition.

Two men, 25 and 26, were shot while sitting on a stoop in the 1100 block of West 18th Street, police said.

The women were in a vehicle at a stoplight in the 500 block of North Cicero Avenue when shots were fired at them from a gray van, which then fled northbound, police said.

The 32-year-old was shot in the 3200 block of West Huron Street, police said. The shooting may have occurred during an attempted robbery, she said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg.

About the same time, a male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the 2000 block of East 71st Street in the South Shore neighborhood. He was shot in the thigh and taken to an area hospital in “stable” condition, police said.

A 25-year-old man was shot about 10:25 p.m. Friday in the Southwest Side Ashburn neighborhood. He was shot in the head at 81st Street and Kilpatrick Avenue, and was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

About 9:45 p.m., a male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the thigh in the 8200 block of South Maryland Avenue, police said. He was taken to an area hospital in “stable” condition.

...The 20-year-old woman and a 17-year-old boy were shot in the 8400 block of South Burnham Avenue, police said. The woman was shot in the chest and was taken to Northwestern Memorial...

Apr 12

Two Dead, 14 Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Nearly an hour earlier, a teenage boy was shot in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side. The 17-year-old’s head was grazed by a bullet at 8:05 p.m. in the 1500 block of East 79th Street, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

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...South Shore Avenue Friday night, police said. The man was shot multiple times in the 2800 block of East 76th Street at 9:26 p.m., and he was dead at the scene, police said...

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 17-year-old girl was killed and two men were wounded in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, police said.

A 19-year-old man (police said he was 18) was also hurt in the shooting, but drove to the 4700 block of South Wabash Avenue before he was picked up by rescue crews, Fire Media Affairs said. He was taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in “stable” condition.

The women were in a vehicle at a stoplight in the 500 block of North Cicero Avenue when shots were fired at them from a gray van, which then fled northbound, police said.

The 32-year-old was shot in the 3200 block of West Huron Street, police said. The shooting may have occurred during an attempted robbery, she said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg.

About the same time, a male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the 2000 block of East 71st Street in the South Shore neighborhood. He was shot in the thigh and taken to an area hospital in “stable” condition, police said.

A 25-year-old man was shot about 10:25 p.m. Friday in the Southwest Side Ashburn neighborhood. He was shot in the head at 81st Street and Kilpatrick Avenue, and was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

About 9:45 p.m., a male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the thigh in the 8200 block of South Maryland Avenue, police said. He was taken to an area hospital in “stable” condition.

...The 20-year-old woman and a 17-year-old boy were shot in the 8400 block of South Burnham Avenue, police said. The woman was shot in the chest and was taken to Northwestern Memorial...

Apr 12

Chicago crime: 2 dead, 14 wounded in weekend shootings

Nearly an hour earlier, a teenage boy was shot in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side. The 17-year-old's head was grazed by a bullet at 8:05 p.m. in the 1500 block of East 79th Street, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital in good condition.

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A 37-year-old man was shot to death in the South Shore Avenue Friday night, police said. The man was shot multiple times in the 2800 block of East 76th Street at 9:26 p.m., and he was dead at the scene, police said.

Earlier Friday afternoon, a 19-year-old woman was killed and two men were wounded in a shooting in the Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side. The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. in the 6400 block of South Eberhart Avenue, police said.

A 19-year-old man (police said he was 18) was also hurt in the shooting, but drove to the 4700 block of South Wabash Avenue before he was picked up by rescue crews, Fire Media Affairs said. He was taken to Mercy Hospital and Medical Center in "stable" condition.

The women were in a vehicle at a stoplight in the 500 block of North Cicero Avenue when shots were fired at them from a gray van, which then fled northbound, police said.

The 32-year-old was shot in the 3200 block of West Huron Street, police said. The shooting may have occurred during an attempted robbery, she said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition with gunshot wounds to the chest and leg.

About the same time, a male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the 2000 block of East 71st Street in the South Shore neighborhood. He was shot in the thigh and taken to an area hospital in "stable" condition, police said.

A 25-year-old man was shot about 10:25 p.m. Friday in the Southwest Side Ashburn neighborhood. He was shot in the head at 81st Street and Kilpatrick Avenue, and was taken in critical condition to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

About 9:45 p.m., a male, whose age was not immediately known, was shot in the thigh in the 8200 block of South Maryland Avenue, police said. He was taken to an area hospital in "stable" condition.

...The 20-year-old woman and a 17-year-old boy were shot in the 8400 block of South Burnham Avenue, police said. The woman was shot in the chest and was taken to Northwestern Memorial...

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Ventra balance tranfer events in our area

Avalon Library, 8148 S. Stony Island om Friday, June 20, 11am-2pm

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St. James AME Church, 9256 S. LaFayette on Saturday, April 12, 10am-3pm

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