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  • Permit issued for signs

    ELECTRIC SIGN DOUBLE FACE HANGIN OVER THE SIDE WALK 8FT X 32 INMADE OF ALUMINUM .063 BLACK FRAME AND ANGUL IRON ALL AROUND WITH 2 POLES 3 IN ROUND WELDED TO ON EXIXTING POLE ANDCONECTED TO THE SAME POWER LINE

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Woman found in burning Southwest Side garage identified

According to the Cook County medical examiner's office, the woman was Cherry Wilson, of the 5200 block of South May Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:45 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 19, according to the medical examiner.

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The garage was in the 6600 block of South Campbell Avenue in the Marquette Park neighborhood, officials said. The woman's body was in the garage, with extensive burns, authorities said.

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Police: 2 Killed, 11 Wounded In Friday Gun Violence

...20 p.m., two women thought to be in their 20s were shot in the 4500 block of South Marshfield. One was struck in the hip and taken to Stroger Hospital, and the other suffered...

Earlier Friday evening, a 20-year-old man was wounded in Back of the Yards. He was on the street in the 5100 block of South Morgan when someone walked up and shot him in the hand. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard.

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About 6:20 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the foot, leg and side during a possible drive-by attack in the 7800 block of South Vincennes. The man, who had documented gang ties, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died, police said.

At 6:15 p.m., a man was shot in the head in the 6800 block of South Western. He was taken to Christ Hospital, where he later died, police said. His age and the circumstances of the shooting weren’t immediately available.

About the same time, a male whose age wasn’t immediately known was shot in the leg in the 2900 block of South Dearborn. His condition was stabilized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.

About five minutes earlier, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the 7800 block of South Carpenter. At 10:15 p.m., he was outside when three people walked up and one shot him in the foot, police said. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard Hospital.

About 5:20 p.m., a 35-year-old man was shot in the neck in the 1500 block of South Trumbull. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.

About 4:45 p.m., an 18-year-old man was in the 7800 block of South Coles when someone opened fire from a passing red vehicle, police said. He took himself to South Shore Hospital, where police said his condition had stabilized.

At 3:30 p.m., a 19-year-old man walked into Holy Cross Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. The man, who police said has documented gang ties, told investigators someone opened fire from a dark gray vehicle in the 6800 block of South Campbell. He was listed in good condition.

A 19-year-old man and 14-year-old girl were in the 5100 block of West Division when two gunmen walked up and fired shots, police said. The man was shot three...

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Online maps will outline Chicago-area's transportation woes, need for money

The worst location for crossing delays in the area is at the tracks across Morgan Street near 40th Street in Chicago, according to 2011 data that CMAP received from the Illinois Commerce Commission. At...

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Contact Getting Around at jhilkevitch@tribpub.com or c/o the Chicago Tribune, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611; on Twitter @jhilkevitch; and on Facebook, facebook.com/jhilkevitch. Read recent columns at .

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

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Online maps will outline Chicago-area's transportation woes, need for money

The worst location for crossing delays in the area is at the tracks across Morgan Street near 40th Street in Chicago, according to 2011 data that CMAP received from the Illinois Commerce Commission. At...

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This Metra underpass in Chicago, at Armitage and Ashland aveunes, is an example of infrastructure in need of updating.

Contact Getting Around at jhilkevitch@tribpub.com or c/o the Chicago Tribune, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611; on Twitter @jhilkevitch; and on Facebook, facebook.com/jhilkevitch. Read recent columns at .

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Chicago man ordered held on $100,000 bail on theft, deception

Lopez, of the 5100 block of South Throop Street, appeared in Cook County Bond Court on Sunday. He will appear in court again Jan. 30.

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Online maps will outline Chicago-area's transportation woes, need for money

The worst location for crossing delays in the area is at the tracks across Morgan Street near 40th Street in Chicago, according to 2011 data that CMAP received from the Illinois Commerce Commission. At...

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ICE_6418 posted 1 photo to Flickr:

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Police: 2 killed, 11 wounded in Friday gun violence

...20 p.m., two women thought to be in their 20s were shot in the 4500 block of South Marshfield. One was struck in the hip and taken to Stroger Hospital, and the other suffered...

Earlier Friday evening, a 20-year-old man was wounded in Back of the Yards. He was on the street in the 5100 block of South Morgan when someone walked up and shot him in the hand. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard.

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About 6:20 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the foot, leg and side during a possible drive-by attack in the 7800 block of South Vincennes. The man, who had documented gang ties, was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he later died, police said.

At 6:15 p.m., a man was shot in the head in the 6800 block of South Western. He was taken to Christ Hospital, where he later died, police said. His age and the circumstances of the shooting weren't immediately available.

About the same time, a male whose age wasn't immediately known was shot in the leg in the 2900 block of South Dearborn. His condition was stabilized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, police said.

About five minutes earlier, a 17-year-old boy was shot in the 7800 block of South Carpenter. At 10:15 p.m., he was outside when three people walked up and one shot him in the foot, police said. His condition was stabilized at Saint Bernard Hospital.

About 5:20 p.m., a 35-year-old man was shot in the neck in the 1500 block of South Trumbull. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, police said.

About 4:45 p.m., an 18-year-old man was in the 7800 block of South Coles when someone opened fire from a passing red vehicle, police said. He took himself to South Shore Hospital, where police said his condition had stabilized.

At 3:30 p.m., a 19-year-old man walked into Holy Cross Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. The man, who police said has documented gang ties, told investigators someone opened fire from a dark gray vehicle in the 6800 block of South Campbell. He was listed in good condition.

A 19-year-old man and 14-year-old girl were in the 5100 block of West Division when two gunmen walked up and fired shots, police said. The man was shot three...

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