Jul 18

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75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead

John H Hamline Elementary School 4747 S Bishop St 

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John J Audubon Elementary School 3500 N Hoyne Ave

Clara Barton Elementary School 7650 S Wolcott Ave 

Edward Beasley Elementary Magnet Academic Center 5255 S State St

Jacob Beidler Elementary School 3151 W Walnut St

James G. Blaine Elementary School 1420 W Grace St

Blair Early Childhood Center 6751 W 63rd Pl

Lorenz Brentano Math & Science Academy 2723 N Fairfield Ave

Lyman A Budlong Elementary School 2701 W Foster Ave

Burbank Elementary School 2035 N Mobile Ave

Edmond Burke Elementary School 5356 S King Dr 

Daniel R Cameron Elementary School 1234 N Monticello Ave

Carson Elementary School 5516 S Maplewood Ave

George Washington Carver Primary School 901 E 133rd Pl

Thomas Chalmers Specialty Elementary School 2745 W Roosevelt Rd

Eliza Chappell Elementary School 2135 W Foster Ave

Salmon P Chase Elementary School 2021 N Point St

Edward Coles Elementary Language Academy 8441 S Yates Blvd

Columbia Explorers Elementary Academy 4520 S Kedzie Ave

Courtenay Language Arts Center 4420 N Beacon St

Charles R Darwin Elementary School 3116 W Belden Ave 

Charles S Deneen Elementary School 7240 S Wabash Ave

Walt Disney Magnet Elementary School 4140 N Marine Dr

Disney II Magnet School 3815 N Kedvale Ave 

John B Drake Elementary School 2710 S Dearborn St

Durkin Park Elementary School 8445 S Kolin Ave

Esmond Elementary School 1865 W Montvale Ave

Edward Everett Elementary School 3419 S Bell Ave

Fairfield Elementary Academy 6201 S Fairfield Ave

Fernwood Elementary School 10041 S Union Ave

Frederick Funston Elementary School 2010 N Central Park Ave

William C. Goudy Technology Academy 5120 N Winthrop Ave

Horace Greeley Elementary School 832 W Sheridan Rd

Frank W Gunsaulus Elementary Scholastic Academy 4420 S Sacramento Ave

Bret Harte Elementary School 1556 E 56th St

John Harvard Elementary School of Excellence 7525 S Harvard

Robert Healy Elementary School 3010 S Parnell Ave

William G Hibbard Elementary School 3244 W Ainslie St

Charles Evans Hughes Elementary School 4247 W 15th St

Joshua D Kershaw Elementary School 6450 S Lowe Ave 

LaSalle II Magnet Elementary School 1148 N Honore St

Josephine C Locke Elementary School 2828 N Oak Park Ave

Joseph Lovett Elementary School 6333 W Bloomingdale Ave

George Manierre Elementary School 1420 N Hudson Ave 

John L Marsh Elementary School 9822 S Exchange Ave 

Arnold Mireles Elementary Academy 9000 S Exchange Ave 

Florence Nightingale Elementary School 5250 S Rockwell St

Jesse Owens Elementary Community Academy 12302 S State St

Parkside Elementary Community Academy 6938 S East End Ave 

Helen Peirce International Studies Elementary School 1423 W Bryn Mawr Ave

William Penn Elementary School 1616 S Avers Ave 

Manuel Perez Elementary School 1241 W 19th St

Josiah Pickard Elementary School 2301 W 21st Pl

Pilsen Elementary Community Academy 1420 W 17th St

Portage Park Elementary School 5330 W Berteau Ave 

Ernst Prussing Elementary School 4650 N Menard Ave

William C Reavis Math & Science Specialty Elementary School 834 E 50th St Chicago

Frank W Reilly Elementary School 3650 W School St

Washington D Smyser Elementary School 4310 N Melvina Ave

John M Smyth Elementary School 1059 W 13th St

Hannah G Solomon Elementary School 6206 N Hamlin Ave

Spencer Elementary Technology Academy 214 N Lavergne Ave

Frederick Stock Elementary School 7507 W Birchwood Ave 

Harriet Beecher Stowe Elementary School 3444 W Wabansia Ave

Mancel Talcott Elementary School 1840 W Ohio St

Henry O Tanner Elementary School 7350 S Evans Ave

Enrico Tonti Elementary School 5815 S Homan Ave

George Washington Elementary School 3611 E 114th St 

Ida B Wells Preparatory Elementary Academy 249 E 37th St

Daniel S Wentworth Elementary School 1340 W 71st St

Woodlawn Community Elementary School 6657 S Kimbark Ave

Ella Flagg Young Elementary School 1434 N Parkside Ave 

Emiliano Zapata Elementary Academy 2728 S Kostner Ave

    75 CPS schools now have tested positive for lead
    Chicago Public Schools has 75 elementary schools with amounts of lead in their drinking water that have tested above federally acceptable standards. That's about 18 percent so far of the 422 grade schools run by the city's school system. CPS released the updated numbers after 8 p.m.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • Mike Conover '90's HP block orginizing,CAPS- resident since '07

    I think Rahm is less connected to community, ethnic politics, urban issues & understanding, blue collar neighborhoods & culture = than ANY Chicago mayor of the last century. And he got his "Mayor 1%" label for a reason. "Mayor 1% Daley" (Jr or Sr)? I don;t think so.

  • Steve Jovan Public Policy

    A label? That is how you get to this assertion?
    Neither Daley had a connection with any neighborhood outside of Bridgeport.
    As for a connection to the other so called issues such as those you label "urban" .
    What does that mean in terms of actual policy?
    If having a...

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    A label? That is how you get to this assertion?
    Neither Daley had a connection with any neighborhood outside of Bridgeport.
    As for a connection to the other so called issues such as those you label "urban" .
    What does that mean in terms of actual policy?
    If having a better relationship means selling the cities assets then yes the last Daley was a master at being linked to the community.
    Ask anyone that parks at a city meter how they feel about Richard Daley's community relationships?
    Ask those on the west side what they think of the planter along Lasalle vs what they got in terms of spending from the 5th floor.
    Rahm did not create the issue of under unitized schools but he did address it.
    Everyone wants their school to stay open no matter how many student it's lost.
    Sorry that is not how we pay for the needs of our system.

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Man charged with slaying of hoops standout Jonathan Mills

Mills, who lived in the 2200 block of West 51st Street, was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:41 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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Travell Taylor, 24, faces first-degree murder charges for the Monday shooting in the 4100 block of West Roosevelt, according to Chicago Police.  of the 8000 block of South Normal Avenue was charged with first degree murder, Chicago Police announced Friday.

Taylor, of the 8000 block of South Normal, was arrested Thursday and is due in bond court Saturday, police said.

    Man charged with slaying of hoops standout Jonathan Mills
    A South Side man has been charged with gunning down former high school hoops star Jonathan Mills earlier this week in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side. Travell Taylor, 24, faces first-degree murder charges for the Monday shooting in the 4100 block of West Roosevelt, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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2 shot dead in parking dispute; girl, 16, dies from asthma attack

The shooting occurred several minutes past midnight in the 800 block of West 50th Place in the midst of a block party attended by about 100 people. They were celebrating...

    2 shot dead in parking dispute; girl, 16, dies from asthma attack
    Three people wound up dead early Thursday after gunfire erupted following a dispute over a curbside parking spot in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Two women were holding a parking spot for a friend, who was circling the block, when a man pulled up and opened fire after a brief confrontation over the spot, Wesley Williams said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

26 hours ago

Parking Spot Dispute Led To Birthday Party Shooting, Dead Man's Mother Says

Childs was one of four people shot during a Wednesday night/early Thursday party in the 800 block of West 50th Place in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. The celebration honored the life of 21-year-old Shondell "King Dell" Adams, a gang member who died on June 10, 2012, when a rival shot him.

    Parking Spot Dispute Led To Birthday Party Shooting, Dead Man's Mother Says
    BACK OF THE YARDS - After a birthday celebration shooting left two people dead and led to an asthma attack that killed a 16-year-old girl running from the gunfire, family members of the victims are trying to piece together the mystery of how the tragedy unfolded.
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29 hours ago

Teen Girl Dies Of Asthma Attack After Seeing 2 People Shot Dead In Chicago

Jessica was a witness to the shooting that happened near the party in the 800 block of West 50th Place at 12:18 a.m. Thursday.

    Girl, 16, Dies From Asthma Attack After Witnessing Fatal Chicago Shooting
    CHICAGO - After witnessing a shooting that left two people dead and two others wounded in Back of the Yards, a 16-year-old girl died from an asthma attack, police said Thursday. At 12:18 a.m. Thursday, four of the victims were standing on the street and sidewalk in the 800 block of West 50th Place when someone fired shots at them and then ran away, police said.
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29 hours ago

2 killed, 2 shot in Back of the Yards over parking spot, source says

A group of around 100 people gathered in the 800-block of West 50th Place in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood around 12:20 a.m. Thursday to celebrate the life of a man who was killed in a gang shooting in 2012.Neighbors said the overnight shooting was petty and unnecessary.

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...m. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified her as Jessica Williams, of the 12000-block of South State Street...

    2 killed, 2 shot on South Side over parking spot, source says
    Two people are dead and two others were wounded in a shooting at a South Side block party overnight. The mother of one of the victims said her son was killed over a parking space. A group of around 100 people gathered in the 800-block of West 50th Place in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood around 12:20 a.m.
    http://abc7chicago.com

30 hours ago

16-Year-Old Shooting Witness Suffered Fatal Asthma Attack During Shooting That Killed 2

The shooting happened in the 800 block of W. 50th Pl. The offender fired shots at a group that was standing in the street and on...

    16-Year-Old Shooting Witness Suffered Fatal Asthma Attack During Shooting That Killed 2
    Two people were fatally shot, two more were wounded and a 16-year-old witness suffered a fatal asthma attack during a shooting on Thursday morning in Back of the Yards, according to police. The shooting happened in the 800 block of W. 50th Pl.
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32 hours ago

Jovencita que presenció balacera fatal muere de un ataque de asma

El incidente ocurrió en la cuadra 800 W. 50th Pl., alrededor de las 12:20 a.m. el jueves, en una reunión de amigos que conmemoraban el cumpleaños de un amigo que había fallecido anteriormente. No se sabe quién abrió fuego contra el grupo, reportó el Chicago Tribune.

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La víctima del ataque de asma es Jessica Williams, vivía en la cuadra 12000 S. State St.

El edificio ubicado en el 1058 W Washington Blvd. en Chicago, que por 25 años albergara Harpo Studios y donde Winfrey grabó su programa, fue demolido. En su lugar McDonald’s construirá una nueva sede corporativa.

    Jovencita que presenció balacera fatal muere de un ataque de asma
    CHICAGO- Una balacera en una fiesta en el barrio de Las Empacadoras dejó dos muertos, dos heridos, y provocó un ataque de asma que le costó la vida a una testigo, una jovencita de 16 años. El incidente ocurrió en la cuadra 800 W. 50th Pl., alrededor de las 12:20 a.m.
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2 killed, 2 shot in Back of the Yards; witness dies of asthma attack

...has not yet been released.Police said a group of people was gathered in the 800-block of West 50th Place in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood just before 12:20 a.m. Thursday...

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...s Office identified two of the people who died overnight: Jessica Williams, 16, of the 12000-block of South State Street and Denzel Childs, 25. Authorities did not release his address. The identity of the third...

    2 killed, 2 shot on South Side; witness dies of asthma attack
    Two people were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting at a South Side party. A 16-year-old girl who witnessed the shooting suffered an asthma attack at the scene and later died. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified two of the people who died overnight: Jessica Williams, 16, of the 12000-block of South State Street and Denzel Childs, 25.
    http://abc7chicago.com

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Girl, 16, Dies From Asthma Attack After Witnessing Fatal Chicago Shooting

At 12:18 a.m. Thursday, four of the victims were standing on the street and sidewalk in the 800 block of West 50th Place when someone fired shots at them and then ran away, police said. The group had gotten into a fight with the shooter before the attack, police said.

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The girl was identified as Jessica Williams, of the 12000 block of South State Street, in Cook County Medical Examiner's Office records. Williams was pronounced dead at 2:05 a.m.

    Girl, 16, Dies From Asthma Attack After Witnessing Fatal Chicago Shooting
    CHICAGO - After witnessing a shooting that left two people dead and two others wounded in Back of the Yards, a 16-year-old girl died from an asthma attack, police said Thursday. At 12:18 a.m. Thursday, four of the victims were standing on the street and sidewalk in the 800 block of West 50th Place when someone fired shots at them and then ran away, police said.
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34 hours ago

3 dead, 2 injured after shooting over parking space in Back of the Yards

...parking space at a block party. The shooting happened just after midnight Thursday in the 800 block of West 50th Place in the city’s Back of the Yards neighborhood. A vehicle pulled up and someone...

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    3 dead, 2 injured after shooting over parking space in Back of the Yards
    CHICAGO -- Three people are dead and two are injured after a fight over a parking space at a block party. The shooting happened just after midnight Thursday in the 800 block of West 50th Place in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood.
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34 hours ago

2 Killed, 2 Wounded In Block Party Shooting; Witness Dies After Asthma Attack

Chicago police were searching for the shooter who opened fire from a vehicle in the 800 block of West 50th Place around 12:15 a.m., striking four people.

    2 Killed, 2 Wounded In Block Party Shooting; Witness Dies After Asthma Attack
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Chaos erupted at a block party in the Back of the Yards neighborhood overnight, when an argument escalated into deadly gunfire, and a witness died after suffering an asthma attack. Chicago police were searching for the shooter who opened fire from a vehicle in the 800 block of West 50th Place around 12:15 a.m., striking four people.
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34 hours ago

Girl, 16, Dies From Asthma Attack After Witnessing Fatal Chicago Shooting

At 12:18 a.m. Thursday, four of the victims were standing on the street and sidewalk in the 800 block of West 50th Place when someone fired shots at them and then ran away, police said. The group had gotten into a fight with the shooter before the attack, police said.

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The girl was identified as Jessica Williams, of the 12000 block of South State Street, in Cook County Medical Examiner's Office records. Williams was pronounced dead at 2:05 a.m.

    Girl, 16, Dies From Asthma Attack After Witnessing Fatal Chicago Shooting
    CHICAGO - After witnessing a shooting that left two people dead and two others wounded in Back of the Yards, a 16-year-old girl died from an asthma attack, police said Thursday. At 12:18 a.m. Thursday, four of the victims were standing on the street and sidewalk in the 800 block of West 50th Place when someone fired shots at them and then ran away, police said.
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35 hours ago

2 killed, 2 wounded in Back of the Yards shooting; teen witness suffers fatal asthma attack

...the scene and later died.Police said a group of people were gathered in the 800-block of West 50th Place in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood just before 12:20 a.m. Thursday...

    2 killed, 2 shot in Back of the Yards; witness suffers fatal asthma attack
    Two people were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting at a South Side party. A 16-year-old girl who witnessed the shooting suffered an asthma attack at the scene and later died. Police said a group of people were gathered in the 800-block of West 50th Place in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood just before 12:20 a.m.
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39 hours ago

Police: Woman killed, 3 wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

At 12:18 a.m., the four were standing on the street and sidewalk in the 800 block of West 50th Place when someone in a vehicle opened fire, police said.

    Police: Woman killed, 3 wounded in Back of the Yards shooting
    A woman was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting early Thursday in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago Police. At 12:18 a.m., the four were standing on the street and sidewalk in the 800 block of West 50th Place when someone in a vehicle opened fire, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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  • Puppets In Kindergarten? Yes!

    Mrs. Fuentes is asking for $332.61:
    My students need alphabet puppets and a puppet stand to learn the alphabet and letter sounds.
    Hedges Elementary School Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Comment

2 days ago

Toddler struck by vehicle in Back of the Yards dies

...a vehicle.Xavier Bahena ran out of a restaurant and into the street in the 4500 block of South Ashland about 4:15 p.m. Friday, and was struck by a vehicle, according to Chicago...

...Cook County medical examiner's office.Xavier, who lived a few blocks away in the 1800 block of West 47th Street, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, according...

    Toddler struck by vehicle in Back of the Yards dies
    A 2-year-old boy died four days after he ran into the street in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood and was struck by a vehicle. Xavier Bahena ran out of a restaurant and into the street in the 4500 block of South Ashland about 4:15 p.m.
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2 days ago

2-year-old boy dies after being struck by vehicle on South Side

Xavier Bahena ran out of a restaurant and into the street in the 4500 block of South Ashland about 4:15 p.m. Friday, and was struck by a vehicle, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Xavier, who lived a few blocks away in the 1800 block of West 47th Street, was taken to Stroger Hospital, where he died at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to the medical examiner’s office.

    2-year-old boy dies after being struck by vehicle on South Side
    A 2-year-old boy died four days after he ran into the street in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood and was struck by a vehicle. Xavier Bahena ran out of a restaurant and into the street in the 4500 block of South Ashland about 4:15 p.m.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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