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Man critically wounded in New City shooting

...the New City neighborhood on the South Side. The 31-year-old was in the 5300 block of South Laflin about 4:40 p.m. when someone approached on foot and shot him in the...

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Cops searching for drugs find 13 dogs living in small, soiled cages

Chicago police were searching a South Side man's home for drugs Wednesday when, authorities say, they happened on another crime: Charles Tate, 34, of the 1400 block of West 49th Place, was allegedly keeping 13 pitbulls in soiled cages.

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Man Charged In 2002 Back Of The Yards Murder

Williams, Robertson and McGowan were in McGowan’s car with McGowan’s girlfriend when they drove up to a double-parked car in the 4700 block of South Ashland Avenue, Runk said.

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Man charged in 2009 Back of the Yards killing

Williams, Robertson and McGowan were in McGowan’s car with McGowan’s girlfriend when they drove up to a double-parked car in the 4700 block of South Ashland Avenue, Runk said.

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Wisconsin man charged in 2002 double shooting on South Side

On Feb. 1, police say Williams shot two men, ages 36 and 26, on the 4700 block of South Ashland Avenue. The 36-year-old suffered a wound to his right leg, and the other man was fatally shot in his groin, said police.

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

  • A Need for Neon Paint

    Mrs. Salas-Herrera is asking for $306.98:
    My students need neon acrylic paint for our Art classes.
    Peace & Education High School - Second Chance Comment
  • Can't Do Without Canvas

    Mrs. Salas-Herrera is asking for $413.61:
    My students need forty Canvas - Archival Pre-stretched.
    Peace & Education High School - Second Chance Comment
  • Rear Ravishing Readers!

    Ms. Kirk is asking for $1244.85:
    My students need books to improve literacy, compartment cubby to keep desired supplies organized, and speakers to watch, and hear movies adapted from books.
    Sherman Elementary School Comment
  • Playing with Play-Doh: Making Stop Motion Animation Films!

    Ms. Rosenbaum is asking for $682.13:
    My students need an Apple iPad Mini and this wonderful variety of Hasbro Play-Doh clay and tools to create stop motion animation films!
    Seward Communctn Arts Academy Comment
  • We want to Count. Can we Count on You?

    Ms. Gana is asking for $204.82:
    My students need number sequencing puzzles, addition fluency puzzles, students write and wipe number lines, and a set to count and link.
    Hedges Elementary School Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Comment
  • Help Us Protect Our iPads!

    Mrs. Fuentes is asking for $393.41:
    My students need ten iPad cases to protect them.
    Hedges Elementary School Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Comment
  • Publishing In PreK!

    Mrs. Sanchez is asking for $395.16:
    My students need a printer, ink and paper to publish their stories.
    Hedges Elementary School Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Comment
  • Zoo Animals, Sea Creatures and Nature!

    Mrs. Fuentes is asking for $325.65:
    My students need stencils, paper, pencils, markers and ink to start a successful new school year.
    Hedges Elementary School Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Comment

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  • Family Game Time!

    Sherman Park Library (5440 S. Racine Avenue) September 4, 2014 @ 4:30 p.m.

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