10 hours ago

Top cop: Bad training bothers me the most

The closed-door meeting was held at Chicago Police headquarters, 3510 S. Michigan Ave.

    Top cop: Bad training bothers me the most
    Police Supt. Eddie Johnson said Tuesday that of all the Chicago Police Department's failings highlighted in the Department of Justice report released last week, it's that his officers are not receiving adequate training that pains him most.
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16 hours ago

'White Slavery' Pardon for Chicago Boxer Awaits Obama OK

In summer 1912, Johnson, the first black champion of the world, met Lucille Cameron at his Café de Champion at 41 W. 31st St., a mixed-race club he had opened earlier that year. She has been described as an 18-year-old white prostitute from Milwaukee.

    'White Slavery' Pardon for Chicago Boxer Awaits Obama OK
    CHICAGO - Among the pardon requests sitting before President Barack Obama before he leaves office is at least one with a distinctly Chicago connection: the conviction of boxer Jack Johnson for what was commonly described at the time as "white slavery."
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23 hours ago

Polling places for the 4th Ward special election

Alpha Towers Apartments, 936 E. 47th St.

Washington Park Apartments, 4949 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

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Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave.

Harper Square Co-Operative, 4850 S. Lake Park Ave.

Shoesmith Elementary School, 1330 E. 50th St.

United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E. 53rd St.

    Polling places for the 4th Ward special election
    By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer The preliminary list of 4th Ward polling places has been announced for the 4th Ward Alderman special election on Tuesday, Feb. 28. The polling places will be open to registered voters of the 4th Ward from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    http://hpherald.com

39 hours ago

Cómo Martin Luther King encontró la fuerza en la fe

En agosto de 1967 describió esta experiencia a los feligreses de la Iglesia Bautista de Mount Pisgah, en Chicago, ubicada en el 4622 S. King Dr., una calle que ahora lleva su nombre.

    Cómo Martin Luther King encontró la fuerza en la fe
    Varios años antes del discurso en el que proclamara su sueño icónico, Martin Luther King Jr. era un padre asustado quien se sentó solo en la mesa de la cocina en su casa en Montgomery, Alabama, en busca de valentía.
    http://www.vivelohoy.com

Jan 09

Updated 5 days ago

Going To President Obama's Farewell Speech? Here's What You Need To Know

Baderbrau Brewery, 2515 S. Wabash Ave., will serve $3 draft beers during the speech. Renaissance, 4641 S. King Drive, in Bronzeville...

Baderbrau Brewery, 2515 S. Wabash Ave., will serve $3 draft beers during the speech. Renaissance, 4641 S. King Drive, in Bronzeville will show the speech on five big screens and serve complimentary food. Wise...

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McCormick Place's Lakeside Center, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive.

...Bronzeville will show the speech on five big screens and serve complimentary food. Wise Owl, 324 S. Racine Ave., will have free parking for those who come to watch the address. R Public House...

...will have free parking for those who come to watch the address. R Public House, 1508 Jarvis Ave., in Rogers Park will also have a viewing party with drink specials including $2 off...

    Going To President Obama's Farewell Speech? Here's What You Need To Know
    SOUTH LOOP - The president who adopted Chicago as his hometown said he'll be thinking back to his days as a young South Side community organizer "feeling as if my faith in America's ability to bring about change in our democracy has been vindicated" during his speech Tuesday night at McCormick Place.
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Jan 10

Updated 6 days ago

Police: 2 killed, 5 wounded in Monday shootings across Chicago

...15 a.m., a 24-year-old man was getting into his car in the 4500 block of South Vincennes in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side when someone in a passing van fired...

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...officers responding to a call of a person shot found a male lying in the 1600 block of North Keystone, police said. The male, thought to be in his late teens or early 20s, had...

...Three men were in a vehicle at 9:47 a.m. heading east in the 4500 block of West Lexington when a black SUV pulled up alongside them and the driver started shooting. A backseat...

...neighborhood on the Far South Side. A 27-year-old woman was walking in the 200 block of West 111th Place when a male walked up and demanded her money, police said. When the woman told...

...neighborhood. He was sitting in a parked car at 11:40 p.m. in the 700 block of North Long when two males walked up and fired shots, police said. The man was shot in...

At 3:10 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was walking in the 300 block of North Laramie in Austin when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the buttocks, police said. The teenager was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

    Police: 2 killed, 5 wounded in Monday shootings across Chicago
    Two men were killed and at least five other people were wounded in shootings Monday across the city, according to Chicago Police. The day's latest homicide happened at 7:44 p.m. in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side, when officers responding to a call of a person shot found a male lying in the 1600 block of North Keystone, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

  • It's time for the National Guard's to step up and help out with the Chicago Police those men and women in blue can't do it all we need help getting those THUGS off the streets of Chicago

  • Stayc Feelingmyself Thomas Born 1973 Resident of Chicago, IL.

    We as a community need to come together. It is time for some major healing. I see so much potential in every individual I come across, but this area is so depressing. FEAR is what is controlling every individual in this area. Everyone need to come together and attend all CAPS meetings. Everyone need to attend every community meeting. Car pool or call for transportation.

6 days ago

$350K gets a rehabbed Grand Boulevard greystone

4921 S. Champlain Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615 [Dream Town Realty]

    $350K gets a rehabbed Grand Boulevard greystone
    It's hard to find this much room and quality architecture for the price.
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6 days ago

4th Ward special election first in 44 years

On Feb. 13, early voting will be expanded to include another location at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 4314 S. Cottage Grove Ave. Early voting will be open at both locations until Feb. 27.

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...Sophia King (4th) to serve the ward, which includes parts of the South Loop, Bronzeville, Kenwood and Hyde Park...

While the election is on Feb. 28, open voting will be available to registered voters of the 4th Ward beginning on Thursday, Jan. 19. Early voting will be available at the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners’ office at 69 W. Washington St.

    4th Ward special election first in 44 years
    By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer The special election for 4th Ward Alderman is a little over a month away, but special elections are nothing new to the city of Chicago, or to the ward. The last time the 4th Ward had a special election was on Nov.
    http://hpherald.com

Jan 10

2 Killed, 5 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago

...15 a.m., a 24-year-old man was getting into his car in the 4500 block of South Vincennes in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side when someone in a passing van fired...

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...officers responding to a call of a person shot found a male lying in the 1600 block of North Keystone, police said. The male, thought to be in his late teens or early 20s, had...

...Three men were in a vehicle at 9:47 a.m. heading east in the 4500 block of West Lexington when a black SUV pulled up alongside them and the driver started shooting. A backseat...

...neighborhood on the Far South Side. A 27-year-old woman was walking in the 200 block of West 111th Place when a male walked up and demanded her money, police said. When the woman told...

...neighborhood. He was sitting in a parked car at 11:40 p.m. in the 700 block of North Long when two males walked up and fired shots, police said. The man was shot in...

At 3:10 p.m., a 16-year-old boy was walking in the 300 block of North Laramie in Austin when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been shot in the buttocks, police said. The teenager was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

    2 Killed, 5 Wounded In Monday Shootings Across Chicago
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two men were killed and at least five other people were wounded in shootings Monday across the city, according to Chicago Police. The day's latest homicide happened at 7:44 p.m. in the Hermosa neighborhood on the Northwest Side, when officers responding to a call of a person shot found a male lying in the 1600 block of North Keystone, police said.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Jan 09

Man shot in leg in Bronzeville

The shooting happened at 11:14 a.m. in the 300 block of East 47th Street, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot in leg in Bronzeville
    A man was shot Monday morning in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood. The shooting happened at 11:14 a.m. in the 300 block of East 47th Street, according to Chicago Police. The 24-year-old was shot in the left leg, police said. Information about his condition and which hospital he was taken to was not immediately available.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Jan 06

Sweet: Obama’s legacy — he will always be Chicago’s president

We were there when Mrs. Obama, in June, 2015 — when Hadiya would have graduated from King College Prep, 4445 S. Drexel Blvd. — came home to deliver the commencement address to her class.

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We were there in November 2014 at the Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence Ave., when Obama talked about his new immigration executive order to shield DREAMers from deportation.

We were there in February 2015 when Obama designated the historic of Pullman a national monument at the Gwendolyn Brooks Prep Academy, 250 E. 111th St. “Without this place, Michelle wouldn’t be where she was,” said Obama, speaking of his wife, the great-granddaughter of a Pullman porter.

    Sweet: Obama's legacy - he will always be Chicago's president
    Oh, Chicago, we will miss having the president be one of our own. After eight years, we've gotten used to it. President Barack Obama. First lady Michelle Obama. South Siders, both. They made us proud to be Chicagoans.
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Jan 06

Man, 28, fatally shot while sitting in car in Bronzeville

3800-3894 S. King Dr.

    Man, 28, fatally shot while sitting in car in Bronzeville
    CHICAGO -- Family members heard the gunshots outside their Bronzeville apartment Thursday night that killed 28-year-old Dante Swanson. He had finished work at FedEx and was going to visit his aunt and cousins when he was shot several times while sitting in his car near 46th and Cottage Grove.
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Jan 06

ATN: January 2017

The Institute campus is located at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. The Lourdes campus is at 1040 W. 32nd Pl. Call (312) 842-7355 or log on to www.dls.org.

...event included a holiday dinner, entertainment, and a visit from Santa. Mercy is located at 2525 S. Michigan Ave. Visit www.mercychicago.org or call (312) 567-2000...

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...Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. at the Chicago Police Department 12th District station, 1412 S. Blue Island Ave., and Thursday, Jan. 12, at 1 p.m. at the Chicago Police Department 10th District...

...Thursday, Jan. 12, at 1 p.m. at the Chicago Police Department 10th District station, 3315 W. Ogden Ave. Call (877) 926-8300...

A Child’s Space, 1020 S. Wabash Ave., offers date night and SaturDAYcare opportunities to watch children. A Child’s Space will be...

...4-All, offering free classes now through Sunday, Jan. 8, at the Fine Arts Building, 410 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 300. Led by Chicago Human Rhythm Project, the event features more than 50 classes...

Families are welcome to schedule a shadow day for their youngsters at Chicago Hope Academy, 2189 W. Bowler St. Call (312) 491-1600 or log on to www.chicagohopeacademy.org for more information about the school.

Chicago Sinfonietta will host a Martin Luther King tribute concert on Monday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave. Call (312) 932-9954.

Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens, 1801 S. Indiana Ave., hosts the South Loop Bridge Club Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m. through March 31. Programs for fitness, wellness, education, art, recreation, and kiddie college are underway through the week of March 13. Call (312) 328-0821.

Children of Peace School, 1900 W. Taylor St., will host an open house Sunday, Jan. 29, at noon. Call (312) 243-8186.

The Institute campus is located at 3434 S. Michigan Ave. The Lourdes campus is at 1040 W. 32nd Pl. Call (312) 842-7355 or log on to www.dls.org.

The Hoyne Park Advisory Council meets the second Thursday of the month at the Hoyne Park field house, 3431 S. Hamilton Ave. This month’s meeting is Thursday, Jan. 12.

...will be showcased in collaboration with the Chicago Public Library Harold Washington Library Center at 400 S. State St., in three free performances, Saturday, March 11, at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday...

...and Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, noon to 2 p.m., at 3333 W. Arthington St. For more information, visit www.lovehealthandwealthinfo.com/ or founder Tee Smith’s Facebook page at...

Mother McAuley High School, 3737 W. 99th St., will host an open house Thursday, Jan. 12, from 7 to 8 p.m. and an incoming freshman placement test Saturday, Jan. 14., at 8 p.m. Call (773) 881-6566.

Merit School of Music has hired Steven Berry as director of development. Berry previously held a similar role for the Green Music Center in Sonoma County, CA. The school is at 38 S. Peoria St. For more information, log on to www.meritmusic.org or call (312) 786-9428.

Mount Carmel High School will hold its entrance exam on Saturday, Jan. 14. Students also can schedule shadow days. Log on to www.mchs.org. The school is located at 6410 S. Dante Ave.

The eighth annual amateur boxing show at the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame will be held the evening of Thursday, Feb. 16. The hall is at 1431 W. Taylor St. Call (312) 226-5566.

Northerly Island will host free Polar Adventure Days on the Saturdays of Jan. 21 and Feb. 25 from noon to 4 p.m. Enjoy tours, live animals, crafts, snacks, and raffles. The park is at 1521 S. Linn White Dr. Call (312) 745-2910.

St. Barbara Catholic School will host an open house and book fair on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 10:45 a.m. Attend an informational session and school tours at 11:15 a.m. The school is at 2867 S. Throop St. Call (312) 326-6243 or log on to www.stabarbaraschool.org.

https://tour.lcp360.com/nocache/stignatius/tour/. The school will hold its entrance exam Saturday, Jan. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon. Saint Ignatius is located at 1076 W. Roosevelt Rd. Call (312) 421-5900 or log on to www.ignatius.org.

St. Pius V School, 1919 S. Ashland Ave., is offering private tours to families interested in enrolling their children. Call (312) 226-1590 to learn more and schedule a tour.

...church website at www.2ndpresbyterian.org or call (312) 225-4951. The church is at 1936 S. Michigan Ave.

It will host Listening to Our Inner Landscape on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 1:30 to 4 p.m. as part of its winter spirituality series. Call (312) 421-3757. The shrine is located at 1224 W. Lexington St.

Linda Warren Projects is showing works by Alex O’Neal in the exhibit Hiding Places in a Dream and by Brenda Moore in the exhibit In Search of Lost Time from now through Saturday, Feb. 17. The gallery is at 327 N. Aberdeen St., Suite 151. Call (312) 432-9500 or log on to www.lindawarrenprojects.com.

Send news of events to be held “around the neighborhood” by the 15th of the month before the month they are to occur to William S. Bike, Around the Neighborhood, Gazette, 1335 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607-3318, fax (312) 243-4270, or email pr@gazettechicago.com.

    Gazette Chicago " ATN: January 2017
    January 6, 2017 By William S. Bike EXPERIENCE CORPS The AARP Foundation Experience Corps provides training for volunteers to help children learn to read. Upcoming sessions are Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. at the Chicago Police Department 12th District station, 1412 S. Blue Island Ave., and Thursday, Jan.
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Jan 06

1 killed, 2 wounded in South Side shootings on Thursday

Someone walked up to a 28-year-old man as he sat in the driver’s seat of a car parked in the 800 block of East 46th Street and shot him repeatedly across the body. He was dead at the scene, police said. The Cook County medical examiner’s office has not released his name.

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She was driving south at 10;23 p.m. in the 6800 block of South Lowe when she heard shots and realized a bullet had grazed her head. She then crashed into a parked vehicle before coming to a stop. She was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where her condition was stabilized, police said.

He was walking in the 2000 block of South Indiana when a large, white pickup truck drove by and someone inside fired shots, hitting him in the back and abdomen, police said. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in critical condition.

    1 killed, 2 wounded in South Side shootings on Thursday
    A man was killed and two more people were wounded in separate shootings Thursday night on the South Side, according to Chicago Police. The slaying happened about 11:15 p.m. in Bronzeville. Someone walked up to a 28-year-old man as he sat in the driver's seat of a car parked in the 800 block of East 46th Street and shot him repeatedly across the body.
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Jan 06

Man Killed In Bronzeville Shooting

Someone walked up to the 28-year-old about 11:15 p.m. as he sat in the driver’s seat of a car parked in the 800 block of East 46th Street and shot him repeatedly across the body, police said.

    Man Killed In Bronzeville Shooting
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A man was shot to death late Thursday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago Police. Someone walked up to the 28-year-old about 11:15 p.m. as he sat in the driver's seat of a car parked in the 800 block of East 46th Street and shot him repeatedly across the body, police said.
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Jan 06

Letter: Thanks from Morning Star

3993 S. King Dr.

    Gazette Chicago " Letter: Thanks from Morning Star
    I just want to thank you for putting the photo of Rev. Clay Evans and our church anniversary in your October newspaper. A big thank you. We do appreciate your assistance in getting out the local news items. Plus, our church has been around for almost 100 years, and our neighborhood needs to be enlightened about those facts.
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Jan 06

Police: Man shot dead in Bronzeville

Someone walked up to the 28-year-old about 11:15 p.m. as he sat in the driver’s seat of a car parked in the 800 block of East 46th Street and shot him repeatedly across the body, police said.

    Police: Man shot dead in Bronzeville
    A man was shot to death late Thursday in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side, according to Chicago Police. Someone walked up to the 28-year-old about 11:15 p.m. as he sat in the driver's seat of a car parked in the 800 block of East 46th Street and shot him repeatedly across the body, police said.
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Jan 01

Updated Jan 03

4 killed, 24 wounded in New Year Eve's shootings

Three people were shot at a house party about 2:00 a.m. in the 4400 block of South Indiana Avenue in the Bronzeville neighborhood. An unidentified man entered the party and opened fire. A 31...

A 38-year-old man was shot about 6:20 p.m. in the 3700 block of South Wabash Avenue in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood. Someone shot the man in the right hand and he was taken to an area hospital in good condition, police said.

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Two men were killed in the year's first fatal shooting, which took place at 4:25 a.m. Sunday in the 4600 block of North Broadway in the city's Uptown neighborhood on the North Side. 

Just before 5:55 a.m. Sunday in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, a 39-year-old man was shot to death in the 4600 block of West Monroe Street

...about 12:30 p.m. while a 24-year-old man was driving in the 4800 block of West Chicago Avenue in the city's South Austin neighborhood. The 24-year-old man was reportedly sideswiped...

At a brief press conference late Saturday afternoon at the North Side's Town Hall police district, 850 W. Addison St., Chicago Supt. Eddie Johnson said the city added about 1,000 more police officers on the streets, including undercover police, for New Year’s Eve.

In the Back of the Yards neighborhood, a 52-year-old man was shot in the right leg after gunfire went through his home, police said. He was inside his home about 5:30 a.m. in the 4800 block of South Racine Avenue when a bullet hit his right leg. He was taken in good condition to Holy Cross Hospital.

A 26-year-old man was grazed in the head by a bullet at 3:55 a.m. in the 200 block of West 63rd Street in the Englewood neighborhood. He was in a vehicle when three people got out of a car and shot at him, police said. He was in good condition at Stroger Hospital. 

...said. A 19-year-old man was shot in the lower right back in the 11200 block of South Longwood Drive. His condition was stabilized at Advocate Christ Medical Center. Officers who were responding to the...

...m., a 24-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting in the 9200 block of South Parnell Avenue in the Brainerd neighborhood. He was going inside a home when someone in a passing...

...the left arm in a drive-by shooting at 2:20 a.m. in the 200 block of West 71st Street, police said. She was getting out of her car when someone inside a passing car...

...woman was grazed in the left leg while she was on the sidewalk in the 9500 block of South State Street in the Longwood Manor neighborhood, police said. She was with a group of people when...

Just before 2:15 a.m., a 22-year-old man was grazed in the eyebrow during a shooting in the 200 block of West Pershing Road in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood, police said. His condition was stabilized at Stroger Hospital. 

...in the back in a drive-by shooting about 1:40 a.m. in the 2300 block of West Jackson Boulevard, police said. The victim was inside a car when someone inside another car began shooting...

...were wounded in a drive-by shooting at 1:05 a.m. Sunday in the 5500 block of West Drummond Place in the Cragin neighborhood, police said. A 21-year-old man was shot in the...

...m. Saturday, two people were shot while they were standing on a porch in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood, police said. A 23-year-old woman was wounded in...

About 9:15 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in the right arm and groin while he was in the alley of the 7200 block of South Coles Avenue, police said. His condition was stabilized at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. 

Another shooting happened about 5:30 p.m. in the 4300 block of South Wolcott Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. A 32-year-old man was walking when...

About 3:50 p.m. in the 4400 block of South Marshfield Avenue in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, two men were shot. According to preliminary reports...

About 1:55 p.m., a 32-year-old man was wounded in the 4000 block of West 21st Place in the city's Lawndale neighborhood, police said. He was shot in the hip and arm, and he was taken in good condition to Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

Another shooting happened shortly before 1 p.m. in the 5600 block of Corcoran Place and seriously wounded a 15-year-old boy. The boy was outside when an altercation...

    City ends year with 4 killed, 24 wounded in shootings
    Three people were killed and 15 others were wounded during the first six hours of the year as the city ended a year that brought levels of violence that had not been seen in the city since the 1990s. In total, four people were killed and 24 other people were wounded in separate shootings from New Year's Eve to early Sunday.
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  • d3 NOH

    Cook county justice system hasn't been functioning in two decades what does anyone expect. And then people elect Foxx...lol

  • Uptown Arts Council Director: Uptown Arts Council - Jeffrey Littleton

    The issues are manifold...reasoning is scarce. The wrong people in charge.

Jan 02

Police Search For Driver Who Fled South Side Traffic Stop, Crash

Officers on patrol stopped the vehicle about 3:05 p.m. in the 3900 block of South King Drive after seeing it commit a traffic violation, according to Chicago Police. When the officers got out of their vehicle to approach, the vehicle sped away.

    Police Search For Driver Who Fled South Side Traffic Stop, Crash
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Two people were injured in a crash Sunday afternoon after the driver of a vehicle sped away from a traffic stop in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side. Officers on patrol stopped the vehicle about 3:05 p.m.
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Jan 02

Police search for driver who fled South Side traffic stop, crash

Officers on patrol stopped the vehicle about 3:05 p.m. in the 3900 block of South King Drive after seeing it commit a traffic violation, according to Chicago Police. When the officers got out of their vehicle to approach, the vehicle sped away.

    Police search for driver who fled South Side traffic stop, crash
    Two people were injured in a crash Sunday afternoon after the driver of a vehicle sped away from a traffic stop in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side. Officers on patrol stopped the vehicle about 3:05 p.m. in the 3900 block of South King Drive after seeing it commit a traffic violation, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Jan 01

Shootings Kill 4 People, Wound 24 Since Saturday, Police Say

• At 2:13 a.m., a 22-year-old man was shot in Bronzeville, police said. The man was in the 200 block of East 39th Street when he heard shots and felt pain, police said.

• At 2:00 a.m., three people were shot at a house party in Bronzeville, police said. An unidentified man entered the party in the 4400 block of South Indiana Avenue and opened fire.

• At 6:17 p.m., a 38-year-old man was shot in Bronzeville, police said. The man was standing outside in the 3700 block of South Wabash Avenue when someone inside a brown sedan fired shots before fleeing, police said.

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Officers found the man lying on the ground in the 4600 block of West Monroe Street. The man had been hit multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The man was driving in the 4800 block of West Chicago Avenue when a Mercedes sideswiped his vehicle, police said. The driver of the Mercedes got out of the vehicle and began arguing with the 24-year-old before pulling out a gun and shooting the man in the left side, police said.

• Most recently, at 5:30 a.m. Sunday a 52-year-old man was shot in Back of the Yards, police said. The man was in his home in the 4800 block of South Racine Avenue when gunfire went through his window and hit him in the right leg, police said.

• At 3:55 a.m., a 26-year-old man was shot Englewood, police said. The man was in a vehicle in the 200 block of West 63rd Street when three people got out of another care and fired shots at him, police said.

Police found a 19-year-old shot in the lower right side of his back in the 11200 block of South Longwood Drive. The man was transported to Christ Medical Center and his condition was not available but he was listed as "stable," police said.

• At 2:30 a.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in Brainerd, police said. The man was entering his home in the 9200 block of South Parnell Avenue when a black sedan drove past and someone inside fired shots, police said.

• At 2:20 a.m., a 26-year-old woman was shot in Englewood, police said. The woman was getting out of a vehicle in the 200 block of West 71st Street when another vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said.

• At 2:15 a.m., a 29-year-old woman was shot in Roseland, police said. The woman was with a group of people on the sidewalk in the 9500 block of South State Street when someone began shooting at them, police said.

• At 1:41 a.m., a 23-year-old woman was shot in the Near West Side, police said. The woman was sitting in a car in the 2300 block of West Jackson Boulevard when a vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots, police said.

• At 1:05 a.m., two men were shot in Belmont Cragin, police said. The men were in the 5500 block of West Drummond Place when a vehicle drove by and someone inside fired shots at them, police said.

• At 11:20 p.m., on Saturday, two people were shot in Humboldt Park, police said. A 23-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man were standing on a porch in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue when shots were fired, police said.

• At 8:35 p.m., a 19-year-old man was shot in South Shore, police said. The man was in a alley in the 7200 block of South Coles Avenue when he heard shots and felt pain, police said.

• At 5:31 p.m., a 32-year-old man was shot in Back of the Yards, police said. The man was walking in the 4300 block of South Wolcott Avenue when a red vehicle approached him and he heard shots, police said.

• At 3:47 p.m., two men were shot in Back of the Yards, police said. The men were outside in the 4400 block of South Marshfield Avenue near a vehicle when a green van approached them and someone inside fired shots, police said.

• At 1:53 p.m., a 32-year-old man was shot in Lawndale, police said. The man was in the 4000 block of West 21st Place when he heard shots and felt pain, police said.

• At 12:52 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was shot in Austin, police said. The boy was outside a business in the 5600 block of Corcoran Place when a fight inside spread out into the street, police said.

    Shootings Kill 4 People, Wound 24 Since Saturday, Police Say
    CHICAGO - Shootings have killed four people and wounded 24 since Saturday, police said. The shootings include the last homicide of 2016 on New Year's Eve and the first reported homicides of 2017 early Sunday morning. In fatal shootings: * Most recently, at 5:53 a.m., a 39-year-old man was shot to death in West Garfield Park, police said.
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Jan 01

3 shot during party in Bronzeville

About 2 a.m., a 20-year-old man, 31-year-old woman and 33-year-old man were at a house party in the 4400 block of South Indiana when someone walked into the home and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

    3 shot during party in Bronzeville
    Three people were shot early Sunday in the South Side Bronzeville neighborhood. About 2 a.m., a 20-year-old man, 31-year-old woman and 33-year-old man were at a house party in the 4400 block of South Indiana when someone walked into the home and opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Jan 01

Man grazed by bullet in Wentworth Gardens

About 2:13 a.m., the 22-year-old man heard shots in the 200 block of East 39th Street then was grazed by a bullet on his eyebrow, according to Chicago Police.

    Man grazed by bullet in Wentworth Gardens
    A man was shot early Sunday in the Wentworth Gardens neighborhood on the South Side. About 2:13 a.m., the 22-year-old man heard shots in the 200 block of East 39th Street then was grazed by a bullet on his eyebrow, according to Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Jan 01

Man, 38, shot in Bronzeville

The 38-year-old was shot in his right hand at 6:17 p.m. in the 3700 block of South Wabash, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police.

    Man, 38, shot in Bronzeville
    A man was shot Saturday evening in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side. The 38-year-old was shot in his right hand at 6:17 p.m. in the 3700 block of South Wabash, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police. He was taken to a hospital in good condition, police said.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Jan 01

Woman missing from Bronzeville found

Tempie Robinson, 71, was last seen about 7 a.m. in the 4600 block of South Indiana Avenue, according to a missing person alert form Chicago Police.

    Woman missing from Bronzeville
    Police are looking for a woman who went missing New Year's Eve from the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side. Tempie Robinson, 71, was last seen about 7 a.m. in the 4600 block of South Indiana Avenue, according to a missing person alert form Chicago Police.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Dec 31

Year in Review 2016: Pivotal Moments in Chicago for Community and Business

Further up the street, the business district of 47th St. and King Drive experienced the closure of Jokes and Notes. After nearly 10 years of hosting nightlife events and a bevy of comedy talent, owner Mary Lindsey closed her doors over the summer.

    Year in Review 2016: Pivotal Moments in Chicago for Community and Business
    F or the past two years, one of the most anticipated projects that had universities competing for the opportunity to house President Barack Obama's library was finally decided in July.
    http://chicagodefender.com

Dec 28

Local schools fought to keep staff and programs

Reavis Elementary School, 834 E. 50th St., was labeled as excelling in its arts programs.

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On May 31, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced that the pre-k special education program at Bret Harte Elementary School, 1556 E. 56th St., would be cut for the 2016-17 school year, due to a lack of students in the program.

This was the first year that Dyett High School for the Arts, 555 E. 51st St., has been opened since it closed back in 2014.

Students in the class of 2016 at Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., received big money for scholarships: approximately $19,617,268 in total.

Kozminski Community Academy, 936 E. 54th St., got an upgrade to its northern wall in June, thanks to the nonprofit organization, Green Star Movement.

The school community of Murray Language Academy, 5335 S. Kenwood Ave., was shocked to find out that former Assistant Principal, Rhonda Butler, was fired by Principal Gregory Mason on May 16.

Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., held their first Walk-a-Thon on May 20 to raise money for school supplies and programs.

Shoesmith Elementary School, 1330 E. 50th St., had not had Safe Passage workers since the 2014-15 school year. The lack of workers was addressed during a Nov. 16 LSC meeting.

    Local schools fought to keep staff and programs
    By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer Bret Harte On May 31, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) announced that the pre-k special education program at Bret Harte Elementary School, 1556 E. 56th St., would be cut for the 2016-17 school year, due to a lack of students in the program.
    http://hpherald.com

Dec 28

Violence down, robberies up in the neighborhood

Moye graduated from Hales Franciscan High School, 4930 S. Cottage Grove Ave., in 2012 and lived in the Hyde Park neighborhood near The Ancona School, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave. In high school, he played baseball as a Center Fielder.

...m., according to the CPD, the boy was sitting on his front porch on the 5000 block of South Drexel Boulevard when shots were fired from a black Sedan. He was hit in the left leg...

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Moye graduated from Hales Franciscan High School, 4930 S. Cottage Grove Ave., in 2012 and lived in the Hyde Park neighborhood near The Ancona School, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave. In high school, he played baseball as a Center Fielder.

In December, 33-year-old Curtis Nowells was shot and killed in Cornell Park, 5473 S. Cornell Ave.

...a barber and cut hair from his home that he shared with her on the 1900 Block of East 73rd Street...

On Sunday, June, 19 a drive-by shooting in the 6100 block of South Kimbark Ave., left a 3-year-old boy paralyzed. According to the CPD, the child was sitting...

The area in which the shooting occurred was also the target of two previous incidents. On May 17, U. of C. police responded to a report of shots fired at 9:30 a.m. on 62nd Street. U. of C. Police found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg on 6200 block of South Kimbark Ave.

...p.m., just as school was about to let out at Andrew Carnegie Elementary School, 1414 E. 61st Pl., CPD and (U. of C.) Police responded to a shots fired call. According to a...

In July, two teens were shot near 47th Street and Ellis Avenue at about 12:50 a.m. A 15-year-old boy was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene. A 16-year-old was also wounded and rushed to a hospital and is expected to survive.

Also in July, a 22-year-old man was shot. According to police, at approximately 10:50 p.m. the man was walking down the 4900 block of South Woodlawn Avenue when another man approached on foot and shot the victim in the abdomen. The shooter then fled in a dark-colored sedan.

The first incident occurred on the 5300 block of South Ingleside Ave., and the second on the 5400 block of South Drexel Ave.

The first incident occurred on the 5300 block of South Ingleside Ave., and the second on the 5400 block of South Drexel Ave.

The incident on Sept. 14 occurred in the 5200 block of South University Avenue at approximately 9:20 p.m. and the robbery that took place on Sept. 16...

In April, two teenage boys were arrested minutes after they committed an armed robbery in the 6100 block of S. Greenwood Avenue at 10:20 p.m. They were charged with robbery by handgun.

Dec 28

Year of major staff changes at local private schools

After a decline in student enrollment over the past few years and a budget struggle due to low funding, it was announced in July that Hales Franciscan, 4930 S. Cottage Grove Ave., would suspend the upcoming school year.

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The third phase of the project that began last year was finally completed for the start of this school year when The Ancona School, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave., added a garden to its Outdoor Learning Space.

The Chicago Free School, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd., announced the search for a middle school teacher for the 2016-17 school year and hired Joe Ochiltree to take on the new role.

This year at St. Thomas the Apostle School, 5467 S. Woodlawn Ave., the school principal of five years, Candace Scheidt, retired in June.

A big shock for the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, 1362 E. 59th St., came when former director, Robin Appleby, announced her resignation in a letter to the lab community on May 25.

    Year of major staff changes at local private schools
    By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer The Ancona School The third phase of the project that began last year was finally completed for the start of this school year when The Ancona School, 4770 S. Dorchester Ave., added a garden to its Outdoor Learning Space.
    http://hpherald.com

Dec 28

Family Seeks Help Finding Killer Who Shot Man Shoveling Snow

Lawrence Matchem, 49, was shoveling in the 800 block of East 40th Street on Dec. 12, when someone walked up and shot him in the head.

    Family Seeks Help Finding Killer Who Shot Man Shoveling Snow
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A grieving family is seeking answers after a man was shot and killed while shoveling snow two weeks ago in Bronzeville. Lawrence Matchem, 49, was shoveling in the 800 block of East 40th Street on Dec. 12, when someone walked up and shot him in the head.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Dec 22

4 Teens Charged With 5 Armed Robberies After Crashing Stolen Car

About 8:30 a.m., the teenagers were driving a tan car when they pulled up next to a 20-year-old man walking in the 4000 block of South Langley, police said. Two boys exited the car, showed a revolver, stole the man’s property, then got back into the vehicle, which sped away.

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...and the car attempted to speed away again, eventually crashing into a CTA bus at 43rd and LaSalle, police said. The bus driver and three passengers suffered injuries that were not thought to...

    4 Teens Charged With 5 Armed Robberies After Crashing Stolen Car
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Four teenagers have been arrested after a series of armed robberies ended with a crash between a stolen vehicle and a CTA bus Wednesday morning in the South Side Fuller Park neighborhood.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Dec 21

Police pursuit ends in crash with CTA bus, 5 hurt

Earlier, police were following a vehicle involved in a carjacking in the 4000 Block of South Langley. After the crash, a short foot pursuit ended with four suspects in custody. A weapon was also recovered.

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The crash happened near 43rd and LaSalle at about 9 a.m.

    Police pursuit ends in crash with CTA bus, 5 hurt
    CHICAGO -- Five people were injured when a Chicago police pursuit ended in a crash with a CTA bus Wednesday morning. The crash happened near 43rd and LaSalle at about 9 a.m. Earlier, police were following a vehicle involved in a carjacking in the 4000 Block of South Langley.
    http://cltv.com

Dec 20

Arts programs still thriving at local schools

Shoesmith Elementary School, 1330 E. 50th St.; Reavis Elementary School, 834 E. 50th St.; Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., and Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone...

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Shoesmith Elementary School, 1330 E. 50th St.; Reavis Elementary School, 834 E. 50th St.; Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., and...

...School, 1330 E. 50th St.; Reavis Elementary School, 834 E. 50th St.; Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., and Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., all were rated as excelling in...

...E. 50th St.; Ray Elementary School, 5631 S. Kimbark Ave., and Kenwood Academy High School, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., all were rated as excelling in the arts, which means these schools are meeting the...

Schools in the area that rank strong, which is the second highest level, in their arts program, include Kozminski Community Academy, 936 E. 54th St.; Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., and Bret Harte Elementary School, 1556 E. 56th St.

Schools in the area that rank strong, which is the second highest level, in their arts program, include Kozminski Community Academy, 936 E. 54th St.; Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., and Bret Harte Elementary School, 1556 E. 56th St.

Schools in the area that rank strong, which is the second highest level, in their arts program, include Kozminski Community Academy, 936 E. 54th St.; Hyde Park High School, 6220 S. Stony Island Ave., and Bret Harte Elementary School, 1556 E. 56th St.

Although Murray Language Academy, 5335 S. Kenwood Ave., has 12 partnerships with arts organizations, including local institution, The Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., it was labeled as developing–the third category of arts progress.

Although Murray Language Academy, 5335 S. Kenwood Ave., has 12 partnerships with arts organizations, including local institution, The Logan Center for the Arts, 915 E. 60th St., it was labeled as developing–the third category of arts progress.

    Arts programs still thriving at local schools
    By ALLISON MATYUS Staff Writer Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has been hit hard with multiple cuts this year, but according to a new report by the nonprofit arts advocacy group, Ingenuity, CPS students have seen an increase in access to arts education programming.
    http://hpherald.com

Dec 16

Community Group Seeking Donated Clothes, Toys For Fire Victims

Some families lost everything in the fire on the 4500 block of South Drexel Boulevard early Tuesday morning.

    Community Group Seeking Donated Clothes, Toys For Fire Victims
    CHICAGO (CBS) - A Bronzeville neighborhood community organization has asked for donations to help 10 children whose homes were destroyed by fire earlier this week in the Kenwood neighborhood. Some families lost everything in the fire on the 4500 block of South Drexel Boulevard early Tuesday morning.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Dec 16

VanderCook College of Music Classes Available to Illinois Tech Students

Simply complete the registration form and pay Illinois Tech $375 toward tuition, they cover the rest. Stop by the VanderCook Business Office located at 3140 S. Federal St. or email rwhite@vandercook.edu with your completed form and payment receipt. Registration ends Friday, January 27.

    VanderCook College of Music Classes Available to Illinois Tech Students
    Whether you've been playing music for years or want to learn an instrument for the first time, you can take courses at VanderCook College of Music. Join us for private lessons, or play in the Symphonic Band, Concert Choir, or Philharmonic Orchestra. Simply complete the registration form and pay Illinois Tech $375 toward tuition, they cover the rest.
    https://iit.edu

Dec 15

Former gang member wins $22 million in lawsuit

Fields is a former high-ranking member of the El Rukn street gang who spent 18 years behind bars, including 12 on Death Row, before he was cleared at a 2009 retrial for the 1984 murders of Talman Hickman and Jerome “Fuddy” Smith, who were shot to death in the 700 block of East 39th.

    Former gang member wins $22 million in lawsuit
    A federal jury has awarded $22 million to former El Rukn gang member Nathson Fields in his lawsuit over wrongful prosecution. Fields is a former high-ranking member of the El Rukn street gang who spent 18 years behind bars, including 12 on Death Row, before he was cleared at a 2009 retrial for the 1984 murders of Talman Hickman and Jerome "Fuddy" Smith, who were shot to death in the 700 block of East 39th.
    http://chicago.suntimes.com

Dec 15

From Sleeping In His Lyft Car To Lolla: Sir The Baptist, Hip-Hop Disciple

Growing up in Bronzeville, a neighborhood known for its influence on jazz, gospel and blues, he spent most of his time at Bright Star Church of God in Christ, 738 E. 44th St.

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"I had to drive. I needed the money," the rising hip-hop star said in a back room at the Virgin Hotel, 203 N. Wabash Ave., Tuesday, a year and a half after he walked away from the rat race. He says he doesn't take his sudden fame for granted.

    From Sleeping In His Lyft Car To Lolla: Sir The Baptist, Hip-Hop Disciple
    CHICAGO - Before Sir the Baptist was rocking stages at Lollapalooza and Aahh Fest!, the hip-hop musician walked away from his career in advertising, said goodbye to his home and took a job driving for Lyft. By day, the black Dodge Caravan, which he financed with a little help from his mom, served as his office, he said.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Dec 15

Gifts, Opportunities and Purpose

Friday, December 16th (3-6pm)                                   Free Stop the Violence Play                                         Harold Washington Center 4700 S. King Drive

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One such organization that’s been in the community serving the youth in particular, is the NFP Kidz Korna. The organization informally started in 1995 in response to the gangs that controlled the street corners on 79th and Ashland, in the heart of the Ashburn-Gresham community.

752 E. 114th Street

Englewood’s Ogden Park – 4-6pm                                                                                       Evangelistic Outreach Ministry, 5619 West Madison

    Gifts, Opportunities and Purpose
    A prominent social servant recently made the comment: "I can't help but notice that it looks as though the social safety net in the Black community is steadily being eroded, piece by piece," they said. "When this occurs," they continued ". . .
    http://chicagodefender.com

Dec 14

Boy Battling Cancer Sworn In As Chicago Police Officer

Among family and officers at Public Safety Headquarters, 3510 S. Michigan Ave., the boy raised his hand to accept the official police oath.

    Boy Battling Cancer Sworn In As Chicago Police Officer
    BRIDGEPORT - David Juarez recently survived a round of intense cancer treatment. Now, he's ready to protect and serve. Wednesday morning, through a partnership between the Chicago Police Department and the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson swore in the 3-year-old Belmont-Craigin boy as a Chicago Police Officer.
    https://www.dnainfo.com

Dec 14

Riot Grrrls at the MCA

Dec. 9-18, Harold Washington Cultural Center, 4701 S. King Drive

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Dec. 6-24, Oriental Theatre, 24 W. Randolph St.

Nov. 10-Dec. 11, Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave.

Nov. 10-Dec. 23, Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St.

Nov. 19-Dec. 23, Griffin Theatre Company, The Den Theatre Upstairs Mainstage, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Nov. 23-Jan. 8, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave.

Jan. 23, Harris Theater, 205 E. Randolph St.

Feb. 11-March 25, Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive

Feb. 24, Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th St.

March 2-11, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan Ave.

Thalia Hall // 1807 S. Allport St.

Chicago Theatre // 175 N. State St.

Riviera Theatre // 4746 N. Racine Ave.

Feb. 18, 24, 26, Studebaker Theater, 410 S. Michigan Ave.

Nov. 19-Jan. 22, Renaissance Society, 5811 S. Ellis Ave.

Nov. 11-Dec. 31, Western Exhibitions, 845 W. Washington Blvd.

Dec. 4-Feb. 19, Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave.

Feb. 10-April 3, Sector 2337, 2337 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Dec. 15-30, Roman Susan, 1224 W. Loyola Ave.

Starting Jan. 20, Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee Ave. Next year is the 125th anniversary of Henry Darger’s birth, and Intuit is celebrating...

Nov. 30-Dec. 31, Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Ave.

Nov. 19-Dec. 31, Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St.

Dec. 10-11, The Apollo Chorus of Chicago, Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph Drive

Nov. 17-Jan. 8, Museum of Science and Industry, 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive

Dec. 15, Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest, Dec. 16, St. Michael’s Church, 1633 N. Cleveland Ave., Dec. 17, 18, Divine Word Chapel, Northbrook

Nov. 11-Dec. 23, Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave.

Nov. 4-Dec. 30, Chopin Theatre, 1543 W. Division St.

Dec. 21-23, Constellation, 3111 N. Western Ave.

Dec. 4-26, Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Ave.

Nov. 30-Dec. 21, CSz Theater, 929 W. Belmont Ave.

Dec. 10, Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave.

Joffrey Ballet Chicago, Auditorium, Theatre // 50 E. Congress

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    1." The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time " Adapted by Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon's best-selling 2003 novel about an autistic boy's coming of age, this 2014 Tony Award-winning play was hailed by the New York Times as "one of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway."
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Dec 14

Mother of Cornell Park shooting victim speaks out

...lived in Hyde Park for over 30 years. Curtis Nowells attended Holy Angels Catholic School, 750 E. 40th St., from kindergarten to eighth grade and Thornwood High School in South Holland, Ill. for high...

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A 33-year-old man was killed last Friday, Dec. 2, in Cornell Park, 5473 S. Cornell Ave.

Monica Nowells said Curtis Nowells was the father of seven children (five boys and two girls). His children range in age from 3 weeks to 14-years-old. She said for the past three years he worked as a barber and cut hair from his home that he shared with her on the 1900 Block of East 73rd Street.

...a call was received at the 911 center reporting a man shot at or near 5474 Hyde Park Blvd.  A CFD ambulance and ALS Paramedic Truck were dispatched within seconds of the 911 call...

Services will he held for Curtis Nowells on Saturday, Dec. 17, at St. Andrews Temple in Englewood, 6722 S. Hermitage Ave., from 10 a.m. to noon.

Dec 14

Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Chicago

8 p.m., Baderbräu Tap & Brewery, 2515 S. Wabash Ave., Tickets: $65 to $130

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8 p.m., Porchlight Music Theatre, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., $75

9 p.m., Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., $50

8 p.m., The Promontory, 5311 S. Lake Park Ave., $75 to $100

8 p.m., Pinstripes Chicago, 435 E. Illinois St., $145

8 p.m., Green Mill Jazz Club, 4802 N. Broadway Ave., $30

8 p.m., Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave., $45

9 p.m., Park West, 322 W. Armitage Ave., $65

    Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Chicago
    Was 2016 the worst year ever? Cubs win notwithstanding, it was bad enough to deserve its own meme. Still, the year is not over and there are many ways to close it out, whether you plan to stage a New Year's Eve anti-violence march, party with a former Bachelorette contestant, or join the crowd at Chi-Town Rising.
    http://www.chicagomag.com

Dec 13

Mom, 6 kids rescued from Kenwood fire; pregnant woman, 3 kids escape

A family was pulled from a building that caught fire near 46th and Drexel. (WLS)

...family was in a first-floor apartment in a large, three-story apartment building near East 45th Street and South Drexel Boulevard when the fire started. Two men who live in the building across the alley saw...

    Mom, 6 kids rescued from Kenwood fire; pregnant woman, 3 kids escape
    A fire forced a mother and her six children out of their home in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood early Tuesday morning. Witnesses said they might have been killed if it wasn't for two very brave neighbors. The family was in a first-floor apartment in a large, three-story apartment building near East 45th Street and South Drexel Boulevard when the fire started.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Dec 13

Family Rescued From Fire In Kenwood

The fire started around 1 a.m. in the 4500 block of South Drexel Boulevard.

    Family Rescued From Fire In Kenwood
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Neighbors rushed to help a family escape their home after the apartment caught fire early Tuesday in Kenwood. The fire started around 1 a.m. in the 4500 block of South Drexel Boulevard.
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Dec 13

Neighbors rescue mother, 6 children from Kenwood apartment building fire

A family was pulled from a building that caught fire near 46th and Drexel. (WLS)

...family was in a first-floor apartment in a large, three-story apartment building near East 45th Street and South Drexel Boulevard when the fire started. Two men who live in the building across the alley saw...

    Neighbors rescue family from Kenwood apartment building fire
    A fire forced a mother and her six children out of their home in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood early Tuesday morning. Witnesses said they might have been killed if it wasn't for two very brave neighbors. The family was in a first-floor apartment in a large, three-story apartment building near East 45th Street and South Drexel Boulevard when the fire started.
    http://abc7chicago.com

Dec 13

Mother, 6 children rescued from apartment fire on South Side

...the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood The fire broke out around 1 a.m. Tuesday near 45th and Drexel. A mother and her six children were rescued by two neighbors from inside a unit...

    Mother, 6 children rescued from apartment fire on South Side
    CHICAGO -- Three families have been displaced after a fire in an apartment in the city's Bronzeville neighborhood The fire broke out around 1 a.m. Tuesday near 45th and Drexel. A mother and her six children were rescued by two neighbors from inside a unit on the first floor.
    http://wgntv.com

Dec 13

2 Killed, 4 Wounded In Chicago Shootings Monday

...Oakland neighborhood, where officers found a 49-year-old man on the ground in the 800 block of East 40th Street who was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:44 p.m. with a gunshot...

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An hour earlier in Roseland, officers found 53-year-old Quenten Wright shot in the head near his home in the 11400 block of South King Drive, authorities said. He was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died at 3:31 p.m.

The latest nonfatal attack happened at 5:52 p.m. in Greater Grand Crossing, where a 24-year-old man was shot in the leg inside a home in the 7400 block of South Harvard. He was taken to Christ Medical Center, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Just before 4 p.m., an 18-year-old man was outside in the Back of the Yards neighborhood’s 5400 block of South Honore when he heard gunfire and realized he’d been hit in the back. He took himself to Holy Cross Hospital and later was stabilized at Mount Sinai Hospital, police said.

About 3:30 p.m., someone walked up to a 32-year-old man who was working in the 700 block of West 77th Street in Auburn Gresham and shot him in the leg, police said. He was taken in serious condition to Christ Medical Center.

Monday’s first shooting happened about 10 a.m. in Austin, when an 18-year-old man was shot in the ankle near the intersection of Madison and Lavergne, police said. He ran to call for help from the 5000 block of West Washington and was listed in good condition at Mount Sinai.

    2 Killed, 4 Wounded In Chicago Shootings Monday
    The latest killing happened in the Oakland neighborhood, where officers found a 49-year-old man on the ground in the 800 block of East 40th Street who was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:44 p.m. with a gunshot wound to the head, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

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