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Man Kills Longtime Friend For Touching His Cadillac, Prosecutors Say

John Watley, 58, had spent the day drinking with Anthony Strong, 48, several relatives and neighbors near Watley's home in the 9200 block of South Harper Avenue, Assistant State's Attorney Enrique Abraham said during a bond hearing Tuesday.

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Prosecutors: Man killed friend for touching his car

John Watley was angry that Anthony Strong and others were touching his car Sunday, so he went back inside his home in the 9200 block of South Harper Avenue, returned with a machete and told everyone to get away from his ride, Assistant State’s Attorney Enrique Abraham said.

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Man, 58, charged in Calumet Heights fatal shooting

John Watley, 58, of the 9200 block of South Harper Avenue, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Anthony Strong, police. The shooting happened about 4 p.m. Sunday on the block where bother Watley and Strong lived.

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9 Killed, 53 Wounded In Holiday Weekend Shootings

Anthony Strong was shot in the right side of his chest about 4:55 p.m. in the 9200 block of South Harper, police said.

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Amari, who lived in the 500 block of North Drake, was taken to Stroger Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:56 a.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Police said Sunday the bullet that fatally wounded 7-year-old Amari Brown on the Fourth of July was meant for his father. Both Amari and the 26-year-old woman were shot in the chest at 11:55 p.m. in the 1100 block of North Harding, police said.

John Hunter, 25, and his 31-year-old brother Willie Hunter were sitting inside a Chevrolet SUV about 6:10 a.m. in the 8800 block of South Bishop, when another male walked up and opened fire, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The SUV — driven by the younger brother — sped away, but then crashed into a building in the 1600 block of West 89th, authorities said.

Jeremy Spivey, 23, and the two others were sitting inside a van in an alley near Sunnyside and Kimball about 2:30 a.m. when a male walked up and fired shots, authorities said.

Spivey, of the 4700 block of West Belmont, was shot multiple times and taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 4:03 a.m., authorities said.

The 26-year-old man was sitting in his car in the 7700 block of South South Shore Drive about 1 a.m. when someone walked up and fired shots into the car, police said.

The teen — identified by authorities as Vonzell Banks of the 4500 block of South Prairie — and a 19-year-old man were standing outside Hadiya Pendleton Park in the 4300 block of South King about 4:45 p.m., when a vehicle approached and someone inside opened fire, police said.

The two were walking in the alley in the 9100 block of South Ashland about 1:20 a.m. when someone in a passing white van opened fire, police said.

Grover Tate, 47, of the 1500 block of West 95th Street, was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

The man, identified as Jose Hernandez, was sitting on a porch at 12:05 a.m. in the 4800 block of South Justine when another male walked up and shot him in the back, authorities said.

About 6:25 p.m., Joseph Gutierrez was riding a bicycle in the 2700 block of South Karlov when a gunman ran up and shot him repeatedly in the upper body, authorities said.

Gutierrez, of the 6200 block of South Kenneth, was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:06 p.m., the medical examiner’s office said. Police said the shooting may have been gang-related.

The 19-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen at 10:06 p.m. in the 200 block of East Ohio, according to police and fire officials. He was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious-to-critical condition, fire officials said.

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    Advice to anyone knows the people that gave a thumbs down to God:
    Don't stand near them in a thunderstorm.

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Holiday weekend ends with 3 dead, 12 wounded in shootings

The other homicide victim was 48-year-old Anthony Strong, of the 9200 block of South Harper Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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The incident involving the two Missouri men happened about 6:10 a.m. in the 8800 block of South Bishop Street on the South Side, according to Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.

The victims were sitting in an SUV when someone fired at them. The SUV fled and crashed a few blocks away, in the 1600 block of West 89th Street. Police found the 25-year-old, believed to be the driver, with gunshot wounds. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center and pronounced dead.

...A 22-year-old man was shot in the 3700 block of West Harrison Street in the Homan Square neighborhood about 12:50 a.m. The man, 22, was standing...

•About the same time, a 22-year-old man was shot in the 1200 block of West 87th Street in the Gresham neighborhood. The boy was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital with a wound to his right arm, police said.

•A 52-year-old man was shot in the 400 block of East 76th Street in the Chatham neighborhood about 12:30 a.m. He was on a sidewalk when he heard shots and then felt pain, police said. His condition had stabilized.

...year-old woman and 33-year-old man were standing on the sidewalk in the 8000 block of South Stewart Avenue when two gunman approached them on foot and fired shots, police said. The woman was...

•A 24-year-old man was shot in the 10600 block of South Prairie Avenue in the Roseland neighborhood about 3:40 p.m. He was shot in the right armpit and driven to Roseland Hospital, and then transferred to Advocate Christ Medical Center, police said.

...A 22-year-old man was shot about 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the 4500 block of South Honore Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, Lemmon said. The man...

...old man was shot in the stomach about 1:25 p.m. Sunday in the 8000 block of South Ellis Avenue in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, according to Officer Veejay Zala, a...

...both legs, Estrada said. The man said he had been shot in the vicinity of West Chicago Avenue and North Spaulding Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, but Estrada said police were unable...

...old man was shot in the abdomen about 11:15 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of North Mayfield Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, according to Estrada. The victim had...

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Two men killed in Gresham after shots fired at SUV

The other homicide victim was 48-year-old Anthony Strong, of the 9200 block of South Harper Avenue in the Calumet Heights neighborhood, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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The incident involving the two Missouri men happened about 6:10 a.m. in the 8800 block of South Bishop Street on the South Side, according to Officer Jose Estrada, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.

The victims were sitting in an SUV when someone fired at them. The SUV fled and crashed a few blocks away, in the 1600 block of West 89th Street.

...A 22-year-old man was shot about 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the 4500 block of South Honore Street in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, Lemmon said. The man...

...old man was shot in the stomach about 1:25 p.m. Sunday in the 8000 block of South Ellis Avenue in the East Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, according to Officer Veejay Zala, a...

...both legs, Estrada said. The man said he had been shot in the vicinity of West Chicago Avenue and North Spaulding Avenue in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, but Estrada said police were unable...

...old man was shot in the abdomen about 11:15 a.m. Sunday in the 900 block of North Mayfield Avenue in the South Austin neighborhood on the West Side, according to Estrada. The victim had...

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Taste of Chicago 2015: A guide to getting around

BJ's Market & Bakery 8734 S. Stony Island Ave. – Taste of the Sea

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Beat Kitchen 2100 W. Belmont Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Billy Goat Tavern & Grill 1535 W. Madison St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Bobak Sausage Co. 5275 S. Archer Ave. – Classic Chicago Taste

Caffe Gelato 2034 W. Division St. – Sweet Tooth Taste

Carbon Live Fire Mexican Grill 300 W. 26th St. – World Tour Taste

Chicago's Dog House 816 W. Fullerton Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Churro Factory 3755 W. Armitage Ave. – Sweet Tooth Taste

Connie's Pizza 2373 S. Archer Ave. – Classic Chicago Taste

Dia De Los Tamales 939 W. 18th St. – World Tour Taste

Eli's Cheesecake Co. 6701 W. Forest Preserve Dr. – Classic Chicago Taste

Emerald Isle 6686 N. Northwest Hwy. – Classic Chicago Taste

Farmer's Fridge 111 E. Wacker Dr. – Epicurean Taste

Franco's Ristorante 300 W. 31st St. – World Tour Taste

Gold Coast Dogs 225 S. Canal St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Iyanze 4623 N. Broadway St. – World Tour Taste

Kasia's Deli 2101 W. Chicago Ave. – World Tour Taste

La Bomba Restaurant 3221 W. Armitage Ave. – World Tour Taste

La Mexicana 4171 S. Archer Ave. – World Tour Taste

Lawrence's Fish & Shrimp 2120 S. Canal St. – Taste of the Sea

Lou Malnati's Pizzeria 805 S. State St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Miller's Pub 134 S. Wabash Ave. – Classic Chicago Taste

Oak Street Beach Café 5700 S. Cicero Ave. – Taste of the Sea

O'Briens Restaurant 1528 N. Wells St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Porkchop 941 W. Randolph St. – Epicurean Taste

Punky's Pizza & Pasta 2600 S. Wallace St. – World Tour Taste

Ricobene's on 26th Street 252 W. 26th St. – Classic Chicago Taste

Star of Siam 11 E. Illinois St. – World Tour Taste

The Fudge Pot 1532 N. Wells St. – Sweet Tooth Taste

Tuscany 1014 W. Taylor St. – World Tour Taste

Vee-Vee's African Restaurant 6232 N. Broadway St. – World Tour Taste

Burger Bar Chicago 1578 N. Clybourn Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Garifuna Flava: A Taste of Belize 2518 W. 63rd St. – World Tour Taste

Haire's Gulf Shrimp 8112 S. Vincennes Ave. – Taste of the Sea

Jin Ju Restaurant 5203 N. Clark St. – World Tour Taste

Luke's Lobster 134 N. LaSalle St. – Taste of the Sea

Old Crow Smokehouse 3506 N. Clark St. – Epicurean Taste

Riva 700 E. Grand Ave., Navy Pier – Taste of the Sea

Sono Wood Fired 1582 N. Clybourn Ave. – Epicurean Taste

Stan's Donuts & Coffee 1506 N. Damen Ave. – Sweet Tooth Taste

...meals served in an air-conditioned and decorated dining pavilion located in Buckingham Fountain Plaza, 301 S. Columbus Drive for $45 per person. Limited tickets are available at the Taste Website...

In the kitchen with Mariano's will be held in Grant Park by Buckingham Fountain, 500 S. Columbus Dr.

The "Food for Thought" area will be located in the grove at the southwest corner of Jackson and Columbus Drive. Hours are: noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday; 1:30 to 6, Thursday; noon to 6 p.m., Friday; noon to 4 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

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