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7 Killed, 48 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago

...old man was playing dice about 4:30 p.m. on a sidewalk in the 5000 block of South Elizabeth when another male walked up, pulled out a gun and opened fire. The man was...

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Officers responding to a call of shots fired at 5:08 a.m. in the 900 block of North Massasoit found 41-year-old Frederick Johnson in the driver seat of a car with two...

...according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Johnson, of the 5300 block of West Crystal, was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:34 a.m...

...Lawn, where he was pronounced dead at 5:18 a.m. He lived in the 7300 block of South Greenwood Avenue...

...responding about 1:30 a.m. to a call of a shots fired in the 700 block of North Ridgeway found two people with gunshot wounds, who said they heard shots and felt pain, police...

...and a 35-year-old woman was shot in the left leg. Collier, of the 700 block of North Lawndale, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:09 a...

...his car about 7:15 p.m. in an alley near his home in the 5800 block of South Maplewood when someone walked up to him and fired shots, authorities said. Wilson, who lived on...

...Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. Reginald L. Turner was on the street in the 7700 block of South Sangamon at 10 p.m. when a man shot him in the head, authorities said. He...

...was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:17 p.m. Turner lived in the 7700 block of South Peoria...

...Officers responding about 9 p.m. to a call of a person shot in the 1000 block of North Harding found him lying on the ground with wounds to the back and shoulder. He was...

...m., she was outside with another woman and two men on a sidewalk in the 1400 block of West 114th Place when someone walked out of a gangway, opened fire, got into a car and drove...

    7 Killed, 48 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (STMW) - Seven people were killed and at least 48 more - including a pregnant woman - were wounded in gun violence across Chicago between late Friday afternoon and early Monday. The most recent fatal shooting happened Sunday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

6 hours ago

Accused Red Line Stabber Has History Of Mental Illness, Attorney Says

Jones, of the 5300 block of South Carpenter Street, is now charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery to a police officer and trying to disarm an officer.

    Accused Red Line Stabber Has History Of Mental Illness, Attorney Says
    COOK COUNTY CRIMINAL COURTHOUSE - The man accused of fatally stabbing 25-year-old Jessica Hampton on the Red Line last week has a long history of mental illness, his attorney said Wednesday. Arthur Jones, 29, was previously diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and "has suffered for a long time with mental illness," Assistant Public Defender Julie Koehler said during a bond hearing Wednesday.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

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Join us in Sherman Park (1301 W. 52nd St.) on Thurs., June 30 from 6:30 - 8:30pm for celebration of the Great Migration...


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Apuñalan a muerte a hombre en el sur de Chicago

El hombre fue encontrado inconsciente con múltiples heridas provocadas por apuñalamiento aproximadamente a las 12:55 a.m. en el pasillo de entrada de un edificio en la cuadra 1700 W. 51st St., según el oficial José Estrada, portavoz de la Policía.

    Apuñalan a muerte a hombre en el sur de Chicago
    CHICAGO - Un hombre de 30 años falleció luego de ser apuñalado esta madrugada en un incidente doméstico en el barrio de Las Empacadoras, en el sur de Chicago. El hombre fue encontrado inconsciente con múltiples heridas provocadas por apuñalamiento aproximadamente a las 12:55 a.m.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

37 hours ago

Police: Man stabbed to death in Back of the Yards

The 30-year-old man was found unresponsive with multiple stab wounds about 12:55 a.m. in the entrance hallway of a building in the 1700 block of West 51st Street, according to Chicago Police.

    Police: Man stabbed to death in Back of the Yards
    A man was stabbed to death early Tuesday during a domestic-related incident in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The 30-year-old man was found unresponsive with multiple stab wounds about 12:55 a.m. in the entrance hallway of a building in the 1700 block of West 51st Street, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

43 hours ago

  • Kindergartners Learn to Read!

    Mrs. Fuentes is asking for $311.79:
    My students need alphabet books, games, alphabet mystery box, alphabet match-ups, and alphabet puzzles to learn the alphabet.
    Hedges Elementary School Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Comment

4 days ago

Updated 47 hours ago

Three Dead, Several Wounded In Chicago Shootings So Far This Weekend

A 25-year-old man was shot in the head about 4:30 p.m. in the 5000 block of South Elizabeth, police said. He was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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The 26-year-old was on the street in the 7700 block of South Sangamon at 10 p.m. when a man shot him in the head, according to Chicago Police. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

The 23-year-old was shot in the chest about 9 p.m. in the 1000 block of North Harding, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

A male, whose exact age was not immediately known, was shot in his side in the 4700 block of West Monroe about 4:47 a.m., police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, police said.

A 30-year-old man was getting out of a vehicle in the 5900 block of South Albany in Chicago Lawn about 2 a.m. when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside shouted gang slogans before shooting him, police said.

A 16-year-old boy and 22-year-old woman were in the 700 block of South Spaulding about 12:40 a.m. when they were shot by someone in a passing gray van, police said.

A 20-year-old man was shot in the Englewood neighborhood at 9:40 p.m. in the 6500 block of South Laflin. He was shot in the hand and taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, police said.

A minute earlier, a 25-year-old man who was shot in the head in West Town about 9:39 p.m. was in critical condition at Mount Sinai Hospital after a shooting in the 2600 block of West Potomac, police said.

A 25-year-old man was shot 9 p.m. in the 4900 block of Kamerling, police said. The shooter walked up to the victim on foot and fired, hitting him in both legs, police said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in good condition.

The first person wounded Friday was shot about in the leg 6:50 p.m. in the 9100 block of South Emerald, police said. The 26-year-old man was taken to Christ Medical Center where his condition was stabilized.

    Three Dead, Several Wounded In Chicago Shootings So Far This Weekend
    (STMW) - Three people were killed and several others have been wounded in gun violence across Chicago since late Friday afternoon. A man was shot to death late Friday in the South Side Auburn Gresham neighborhood, police said. The 26-year-old was on the street in the 7700 block of South Sangamon at 10 p.m.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

  • RAKARWOWSKI RETIRED CITY WORKER, CLEANING UP HUMBOLDT PARK

    James, reread slowly, " four people shot, gun fire ALL AROUND THE FEST, a couple of stabbings and of course the poor girl who came for the parade and was run over by PR Fest celebrators driving like lunatics"! Did you read "ALL AROUND THE FEST" that I placed in...

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    James, reread slowly, " four people shot, gun fire ALL AROUND THE FEST, a couple of stabbings and of course the poor girl who came for the parade and was run over by PR Fest celebrators driving like lunatics"! Did you read "ALL AROUND THE FEST" that I placed in capitals for you to understand? Enough with AT THE FEST that is surrounded by fencing, armed police officers and subject to search to enter. Everyone here understands that once your in THE PR FEST, you are safe but within four blocks of the fest, you are four hundred percent more likely of getting shot than this last weekend without THE PR FEST!!!! The HP community gets it, do you? Still waiting for your answer to the meeting with other posters?

  • RAKARWOWSKI RETIRED CITY WORKER, CLEANING UP HUMBOLDT PARK

    James if you need to see a person shot at the PR Fest go to this link, "Puerto Rican Day Parade Festival Shooting (Chicago 2010)" on YouTube. If you need to read about a huge fight at PR Fest, go to this link, "http://www.chicagonewsreport.com/2011/06/alleged-brawl-fight-at-humboldt-park.html";. Now do you understand what happens at past PR Fests?

2 days ago

Dirty Dancing, Edward Scissorhands, and more outdoor film screenings in Chicago this week

Jurassic World Thu 6/30, 8:30 PM, Lowe Playground Park, 5203 S. Lowe, 312-747-6445, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

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The Great Debaters Mon 6/27, 8:30 PM, Harold Washington Playlot Park, 5200 S. Hyde Park, 312-747-2703, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Labyrinth Mon 6/27, 8:30 PM, Holstein Park, 2200 N. Oakley, 312-742-7554, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Sparkle Mon 6/27, 8:30 PM, Sherwood Park, 5701 S. Shields, 773-256-0926, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Soul Food Tue 6/28, 6:30 PM, Millennium Park, 201 E. Randolph, 312-742-1168, cityofchicago.org.

Dirty Dancing Tue 6/28, 8:30 PM, Montgomery Ward Park, 630 N. Kingsbury, 312-742-7895, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Hotel Transylvania 2 Tue 6/28, 8 PM, Jesse White Community Center and Fieldhouse, 410-412 W. Chicago, 312-742-2410, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Strangers In Paradise Wed 6/29, 8 PM, Comfort Station, 2579 N. Milwaukee, comfortstationlogansquare.org.

Elephant the Horse Two young brothers go on an adventure to fulfill their grandfather’s dying wish. Wed 6/29, 8:30 PM, Kosciuszko Park, 2732 N. Avers, 312-742-7546, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Ghost Wed 6/29, 8:30 PM, Lindblom Park, 6054 S. Damen, 312-747-6443, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Minions Thu 6/30, 8:30 PM, Portage Park, 4100 N. Long, 773-685-7235, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

The Martian Thu 6/30, 8:30 PM, Wentworth Park, 5625 S. Mobile, 312-747-6993, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Edward Scissorhands Thu 6/30, 8:30 PM, Wicker Park, 1425 N. Damen, 312-742-7553, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

The Karate Kid (2010) Fri 7/1, 8:30 PM, Homan Square Park, 3559 W. Arthington, 312-746-6650, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Plan 9 from Outer Space Fri 7/1, 8:30 PM, Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt, 773-764-0338, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

Despicable Me Fri 7/1, 8:30 PM, Ronan Park, 3000 W. Argyle, 312-742-7516, chicagoparkdistrict.com.

    Dirty Dancing, Edward Scissorhands, and more outdoor film screenings in Chicago this week
    click to enlarge Summer is in full swing, bringing with it a season of alfresco entertainment. To help you keep track of the plethora of outdoor film screenings, here's a roundup of 19 free movies to see this week: The Great Debaters Mon 6/27, 8:30 PM, Harold Washington Playlot Park, 5200 S.
    http://www.chicagoreader.com

2 days ago

Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing Woman On The CTA Red Line

Arthur Jones, 29, of the 5300 block of South Carpenter Street, was denied bond in a hearing on Saturday, according to reports.

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The attack took place around 12:30 p.m. on a southbound train near the 200 block of West 47th Street station. Jones reportedly attacked the victim, Jessica Hampton, 25, after asking her if she'd...

    Man Charged With Fatally Stabbing Woman On The CTA Red Line
    A man has been charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a woman that occurred Thursday afternoon on the CTA Red Line, police said Saturday. Arthur Jones, 29, of the 5300 block of South Carpenter Street, was denied bond in a hearing on Saturday, according to reports.
    http://chicagoist.com

2 days ago

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