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Batter Up! Better Fields = Better Ball

...hundreds of Back of the Yards residents for whom the 8.3 acre park at 44th Street and Marshfield Avenue is an essential community asset – a place to play, to socialize, to learn. Its 1905...

    Batter Up! Better Fields = Better Ball
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No bond for man charged with fatal Back of the Yards shooting

At 4:37 p.m. April 26, 24-year-old Glenn Wheeler and a 20-year-old man exited a home near 52nd and Halsted, and were waiting to cross the street when a four-door, silver car pulled up, Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney Marilyn Salas-Wail said. Dishman was in the front passenger seat of the car.

...according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He lived in the 5200 block of South Wood...

Dishman, who lives in the 5100 block of South Morgan, has six brothers and one sister, his defense attorney said.

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When Wheeler’s car stopped at a red light in the 900 block of West Garfield, with another car stopped in front of it and a row of cars stopped in another lane, the silver car stopped behind and Dishman and the driver jumped out, prosecutors said.

    No bond for man charged with fatal Back of the Yards shooting
    A man charged with a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded last month in the Back of the Yards neighborhood has been ordered held without bond. Omar Dishman, 22, faces one count of first-degree murder and another count of attempted first-degree murder, both felonies, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

29 hours ago

Death of woman found in Back of the Yards alley ruled homicide

Kimberly Schnackenberg, 42, was found about 1:30 a.m. April 22 in an alley in the 2000 block of West 51st Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

    Death of woman found in Back of the Yards alley ruled homicide
    The death of a woman found dead in a South Side alley nearly two weeks ago has been ruled a homicide. Kimberly Schnackenberg, 42, was found about 1:30 a.m. April 22 in an alley in the 2000 block of West 51st Street, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

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Teen shot during drive by shooting dropped off at fire station, later dies

...Yards neighborhood. 14-year-old Leo Betancourt was shot yesterday around 6 p.m. near 45th and Ashland. Leo was a passenger in an SUV with two older men traveling northbound when someone...

    Teen shot during drive by shooting dropped off at fire station, later dies
    CHICAGO - A Chicago teen was killed in a drive by shooting last night in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood. 14-year-old Leo Betancourt was shot yesterday around 6 p.m. near 45th and Ashland. Leo was a passenger in an SUV with two older men traveling northbound when someone fired shots hitting the boy in the back within yards of a church.
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Dos menores muertos y uno herido en balaceras en Chicago

La Policía de Chicago investiga una balacera por la que un niño de 14 años falleció en la cuadra 4500 S. Ashland Ave., en Chicago. TERENCE ANTONIO JAMES/CHICAGO TRIBUNE

La SUV se dirigía en dirección norte por la cuadra 4500 S. Ashland Ave. cuando alguien abrió fuego e hirió al menor en la espalda, según la Policía. La SUV llegó a una estación de bomberos cercana en el 4401 S. Ashland Ave., donde Betancourt fue dejado, dijo la Policía. La SUV se quedó en la escena.

A una cuadra hacia el sur, la Policía custodió vidrio y otras evidencias donde ocurrió la balacera. El menor vivía a unas seis cuadras de donde ocurrió el tiroteo, en la cuadra 4400 S. Hermitage Ave.

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Ambos caminaban por un callejón en la cuadra 7100 S. Laflin St. cuando alguien apareció y abrió fuego, dijo la Policía.

El adolescente de 16 años fue baleado varias veces y declarado muerto en el Advocate Christ Medical Center en Oak Lawn. El médico forense del Condado de Cook lo identificó como Randle Young, de la cuadra 1300 W. 73rd St. La Policía inicialmente mencionó que tenía 15 años.

La víctima se encontraba en frente de su vivienda en la cuadra 2000 N. Pulaski Rd. cuando alguien abrió fuego, expresó la Policía.

Roseneau, de la cuadra 2000 N. Avers Ave. fue llevado al Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center en estado “grave” y fue más tarde declarado muerto.

...y 27 años, estaban detenidos en un semáforo en rojo en la cuadra 700 W. 71st St. cuando alguien abrió fuego contra ellos desde un sedan cercano. El hombre de 23 a...

A las 9 p.m., una mujer de 22 años fue baleada en la cabeza en West Pullman. La víctima conducía un vehículo por la cuadra 300 E. 116th St. cuando escuchó disparos y sintió dolor. Acudió al Advocate Christ Medical Center y su estado fue estabilizado.

A las 1:35 p.m., un hombre de 24 años sufrió un rasguño de bala en el barrio de East Garfield Park. La víctima caminó a la estación de Policía del distrito de Harrison luego de ser baleado en la cuadra 3300 W. Congress Pkwy. Fue llevado al Mount Sinai Hospital.

...baleado en West Pullman. La víctima estaba en un callejón en la cuadra 12400 S. Lowe Ave. cuando un sedan de color negro se detuvo y alguien desde el interior le dispar...

    Dos menores muertos y uno herido en balaceras en Chicago
    CHICAGO - Dos menores, de 14 y 16 años, fallecieron y otro de 14 años resultó herido en balaceras en un periodo de tres horas durante el lunes, al sur de Chicago.
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3 days ago

Boy, 14, Shot To Death In Back Of The Yards, Police Say

Around 6:35 p.m., the boy was sitting in the back seat of a car driving in the 4500 block of South Ashland Avenue when passengers heard gunshots and realized he'd been shot, according to Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.

The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office identified the boy as Leonardo Betancourt, of the 4500 block of South Hermitage Avenue.

    Boy, 14, Shot To Death In Back Of The Yards, Police Say
    BACK OF THE YARDS - A 14-year-old boy died after being shot in his back in Back of the Yards Monday evening, police said. Around 6:35 p.m., the boy was sitting in the back seat of a car driving in the 4500 block of South Ashland Avenue when passengers heard gunshots and realized he'd been shot, according to Officer Ana Pacheco, a Chicago Police spokeswoman.
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2 teens fatally shot within hours in Chicago identified

...three hours apart in Chicago have been identified.First responders at a firehouse in the 4400-block of South Ashland in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood found a 14-year-old boy...

...badly injured on their doorstep around 6:30 p.m. Monday.Leonardo Betancourt, of the 4500-block of South Hermitage Avenue, was riding in the backseat of an SUV in the 4500-block of South Ashland...

...block of South Hermitage Avenue, was riding in the backseat of an SUV in the 4500-block of South Ashland when other people in the car heard gunshots. That's when they realized he had...

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...Randle Young and a 14-year-old boy were shot in an alley in the 7100-block of South Laflin Street in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood.Police said they were walking in the alley when a...

...in the alley when a male shooter approached them and opened fire.Young, of the 1300-block of West 73rd Street, was shot several times. He was rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center, where he was...

    2 teens fatally shot within hours in Chicago identified
    Two teens killed in two separate shootings that occurred only three hours apart in Chicago have been identified. First responders at a firehouse in the 4400-block of South Ashland in the city's Back of the Yards neighborhood found a 14-year-old boy badly injured on their doorstep around 6:30 p.m. Monday.
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