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1 Killed, 13 Wounded In Shootings To Start The Weekend In Chicago

At 1:03 a.m. in East Garfield Park on the West Side, a dark-colored car pulled up to a 36-year-old man walking in the 3800 block of West Gladys, and someone inside shot him in the groin. He took himself to Stroger and his condition was stabilized, police said.

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...neighborhood on the South Side, where 20-year-old Tomorry Hill was walking in the 6600 block of South Laflin when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside it shot him repeatedly, according to Chicago...

The latest attack happened about 5:20 a.m. Saturday in the 2200 block of North Laramie in the Northwest Side Cragin neighborhood, where a 22-year-old man was shot in the forearm and a 29-year-old man in the leg, police said. They showed up at Community First Medical Center in good condition.

About 11 p.m. Friday in Bronzeville’s 4500 block of South Vincennes, a dark car pulled up to a 25-year-old man sitting in a parked vehicle, and someone shot him in the back. He was taken to Stroger, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Two men were shot in another West Englewood attack about 3:20 p.m. in the 1700 block of West 72nd Street, as a 19-year-old shot in the torso was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center along with an 18-year-old in fair condition with a wound to the abdomen, police said.

About the same time, officers responding to another Bronzeville shooting found a 17-year-old boy inside a home in the 3800 block of South Langley with a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to Stroger in critical condition, police said.

At 2:51 p.m. in Marquette Park, a 16-year-old boy was walking in the 6600 block of South Francisco when he was shot in the leg, police said. He was in good condition at Christ Medical Center.

Ten minutes earlier, someone in a gray SUV opened fire on a 31-year-old man in Woodlawn’s 900 block of East 63rd Street, hitting him in the hand, police said. He was in good condition at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

The weekend’s first shooting happened about 2:30 p.m. in Englewood, where a group of people walked up to a 17-year-old boy on the front porch of a home in the 6900 block of South Peoria and opened fire, hitting him in the groin, police said. He was stabilized at Christ Medical Center.

    1 Killed, 13 Wounded In Shootings To Start The Weekend In Chicago
    CHICAGO - A person was killed and 13 were wounded in shootings across Chicago during the first 15 hours of the weekend. The homicide happened just before 5 p.m.
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Chicago Shootings Kill 1, Wound 13, Since Friday

• In West Garfield Park, a 36-year-old man was shot in his groin while walking on the sidewalk in the 3800 block of West Gladys Avenue, police said. The drive-by occurred at 1:03 a.m. The victim was taken to Stroger Hospital.

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...Two men were shot in an incident in Belmont Cragin in the 2200 block of North Laramie Avenue at 5:20 a.m. Saturday. Following the incident, the men walked into Community First...

• In Grand Boulevard, a 25-year-old man was sitting in a parked vehicle when shots were fired from a dark sedan. He was taken to Stroger hospital with a gunshot wound in his back. The incident occurred in the 4500 block of South Vincennes Avenue at 11:05 p.m.

• In Austin, a 19-year-old man was shot in his left knee while walking on a sidewalk. The victim took himself to Mount Sinai Hospital. The incident occurred at 10:47 p.m. in the 700 block of North Pine Avenue, police said. 

• In Lincoln Square, a 19-year-old man was shot in his face in the 2800 block of West Balmoral Avenue at 6:46 p.m. and taken to St. Francis Hospital in serious condition.

• Two people were shot while in the 1700 block of West 72nd Street in West Englewood at 3:20 p.m., according to police. A 19-year-old man was critically wounded after being hit in his torso. An 18-year-old man is in fair condition after being shot in his stomach. Both are at Christ Hospital. 

• In Oakland, a 17-year-old was shot in his head inside a home in the 3800 block of South Langley Avenue. Police discovered the boy unresponsive at 3:15 p.m.

• A 16-year-old boy was shot his leg while walking in the 6600 block of South Francisco Avenue in Chicago Lawn. The shooting occurred at 2:51 p.m.

• A 31-year-old man is in good condition after being shot in a drive-by while in the 6200 block of South Ellis Avenue in Woodlawn at 2:42 p.m. He was taken to University of Chicago Hospitals after someone shot at him from a gray SUV.

• A 17-year-old boy was shot in his groin while in the 6900 block of South Peoria Street in Englewood at 2:32 p.m. He was sitting in front of a home when people walked up to him and fired shots. He was taken to Christ Hospital.

    Chicago Shootings Kill 1, Wound 13, Since Friday
    CHICAGO - Shootings throughout the city left 14 people wounded and one man dead since Friday, police said. Between 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Friday, six people were shot. 20-year-old Tomorry Hill was killed in a West Englewood drive-by late Friday afternoon.
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1 killed, 13 wounded in shootings to start the weekend in Chicago

At 1:03 a.m. in East Garfield Park on the West Side, a dark-colored car pulled up to a 36-year-old man walking in the 3800 block of West Gladys, and someone inside shot him in the groin. He took himself to Stroger and his condition was stabilized, police said.

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...neighborhood on the South Side, where 20-year-old Tomorry Hill was walking in the 6600 block of South Laflin when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside it shot him repeatedly, according to Chicago...

The latest attack happened about 5:20 a.m. Saturday in the 2200 block of North Laramie in the Northwest Side Cragin neighborhood, where a 22-year-old man was shot in the forearm and a 29-year-old man in the leg, police said. They showed up at Community First Medical Center in good condition.

About 11 p.m. Friday in Bronzeville’s 4500 block of South Vincennes, a dark car pulled up to a 25-year-old man sitting in a parked vehicle, and someone shot him in the back. He was taken to Stroger, where his condition was stabilized, police said.

Two men were wounded in another West Englewood attack about 3:20 p.m. in the 1700 block of West 72nd Street, as a 19-year-old shot in the torso was taken in critical condition to Christ Medical Center along with an 18-year-old in fair condition with a wound to the abdomen, police said.

About the same time, officers responding to another Bronzeville shooting found a 17-year-old boy inside a home in the 3800 block of South Langley with a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to Stroger in critical condition, police said.

At 2:51 p.m. in Marquette Park, a 16-year-old boy was walking in the 6600 block of South Francisco when he was shot in the leg, police said. He was in good condition at Christ Medical Center.

Ten minutes earlier, someone in a gray SUV opened fire on a 31-year-old man in Woodlawn’s 900 block of East 63rd Street, hitting him in the hand, police said. He was in good condition at the University of Chicago Medical Center.

The weekend’s first shooting happened about 2:30 p.m. in Englewood, where a group of people walked up to a 17-year-old boy on the front porch of a home in the 6900 block of South Peoria and opened fire, hitting him in the groin, police said. He was stabilized at Christ Medical Center.

    1 killed, 13 wounded in shootings to start the weekend in Chicago
    A person was killed and 13 were wounded in shootings across Chicago during the first 15 hours of the weekend. The homicide happened just before 5 p.m. Friday in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, where 20-year-old Tomorry Hill was walking in the 6600 block of South Laflin when a vehicle pulled up and someone inside it shot him repeatedly, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office.
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14 hours ago

Man shot in East Garfield Park drive-by

The 36-year-old was walking in the 3800 block of West Gladys about 1 a.m. when a dark-colored car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.

    Man shot in East Garfield Park drive-by
    A man was shot in the groin during an East Garfield Park neighborhood drive-by attack early Saturday on the West Side. The 36-year-old was walking in the 3800 block of West Gladys about 1 a.m. when a dark-colored car pulled up and someone inside opened fire, according to Chicago Police.
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Mar. 24, 2017 Update

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The event will take place on Saturday, March 25, from 6:30 PM to midnight in Buckley Hall, 4447 N. Lowell.

...as the winner of a city design competition for the new Independence Park Library at 4022 N. Elston. The design includes a library on the ground level with affordable housing above as part...

6631 N. Bosworth Avenue

821 E. 103rd Street

Volunteers will meet on the morning of Saturday, April 1, at 9 am at 4041 N. Milwaukee for coffee, donuts, and supplies before hitting the neighborhood. Volunteers will clean up until about noon before heading to an art dedication ceremony.

Olive’s Neighborhood Garden for the Hungry is hosting its annual fundraiser from 3 PM to 6 PM on Saturday, April 1, at Rabbit’s Bar & Grill, 4945 W. Foster.

This year’s event will be on Wednesday, April 5, from 6-9 PM at Old Irving Brewing, 4419 W. Montrose. Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased online.

The winner of the raffle will receive 2 three-day VIP tickets to the Chicago concert on July 14-16 at Union Park, 1501 W. Randolph.

All participants must submit their entries by 4 pm on Thursday, April 6. Entries must be mailed to COUNTRY Financial Reusable Bag Contest, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

Liberty Tax Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every...

...Service, 4900 W. Irving Park, as again partnered with the Irving Park Community Food Pantry, 3801 N. Keeler. For every $20 contribution a client makes to the Irving Park Community Food Pantry during...

...an application. The 8-week course will be held at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon, from 6:15-8:45 PM on Thursdays, April 27 thru June 15. A $125...

CSBI is hosting a free Job Readiness Workshop where prospective applicants can learn more about the organization and the six-week internship program. The workshop will be from 10 AM to noon on Saturday, March 18, at City Hall, 121 N. LaSalle.

In the fall of 2016, the event sold out at Community Tavern. This time around, the Filament Theatre will partner with Fannies Cafe, 5044 W. Montrose, to offer audiences this unique experience.

...Prep Chicago website. The closest site for 45th Ward residents is at Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett. Their hours are...

We’re at 4754 N. Milwaukee. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 am – 6 pm; Tuesdays, 9 am – 7 pm; Fridays, 9 am – 4 pm; and Saturdays, 10 am – 2 pm.

Sat., Mar 25, 9:30 am, Austin-Irving Library, 6100 W. Irving Park. Mary Joyce-Cahill will speak on natural bug repellent during the Portage Park Garden Club...

Tue., Mar 28, 7 pm, Rosedale Park, 6312 W. Rosedale.Meet neighbors and get involved in the community during the Gladstone Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Wed., Mar 29, 7 pm, Basement Auditorium of the Congregational Church, 5320 W. Giddings. Meet neighbors and discuss how to improve your community during the Jefferson Park Neighborhood Associationmonthly meeting.Free.

Fri., Mar 31, 7-9 pm, Dunham Park Main Gym, 4638 N. Melvina. Join family, friends, and neighbors for an evening full of fun. Dunham Park is hosting...

Sat., Apr 1, 8 am-12 pm, Eden United Church of Christ, 5051 W. Gunnison. Enjoy aPancake Breakfast and Silent Auction. Businesses may sponsor the event fro $25-$150 or...

Sat., Apr 2, 10 am-2 pm, Copernicus Center, 5216 W. Lawrence.  The Jefferson Park Sunday Market continues theirWinter Market in the annex space at the Copernicus Center. There will even be a cash bar to make those brunches a little more interesting.Cost of purchases. 

Sat., Apr 2, 8 pm,Hamburger Mary’s, 5400 N. Clark. Join Chicago Canine Rescue for their Hambingo Mary’s charity event. Raise life-saving funds for shelter pups while playing to win great prizes. Velicity Metropolis hosts. Cost of purchases and donations. 

Tue., Apr 4, 7 pm,Independence Park Bungalow, 3945 N. Springfield. Join neighbors to learn how you can participate in supporting your community during a GIPNA Board Meeting. Free.

Thur., Apr 6, 12-1:30 pm, Cook County Elder Justice Center, 50 W. Washington, Courtroom 2005.Learn home fire safety tips, law-enforcement services, and tips on how to...

Thur., Apr 6, 6 pm,Revolution Brewing Tap Room, 3340 N. Kedzie.  Friends of Murphy is hosting a Revolution Murphy 2017 spring fundraising event. Tickets include two...

Sat., Apr 8, 2-7 pm, Rex Tavern, 4933 N. Milwaukee. Back by popular demand, Jefferson Park Forward will be hosting its second annual JPF Pub...

Sat., Apr 22, 9 am-5 pm, Malcom X College, 1900 W. Jackson. Village Network is hosting a Chicago Housing Expo. This year’s theme is “Living Better at Home”. Learn more:online. Free.

Sun., Apr 23, 2 pm,Irving Park Lutheran Church, 4100 N. Harding.The Irving Park Fine Arts Committee hosts its final 2016-2017 concert. Featuring the Carthage Faculty Trio. Reception to follow concert. More info: online.Free/Donations accepted. 

Wed., Apr 26, 7 pm, Portage Park Senior Center, 4100 N. Long.Learn what you can do about crime during the1624 beat meeting. Find your beat at the 16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521. Free. 

Thur., Apr 27, 7 pm, St. Bartholomew Church, Kreuger Hall, 4910 W. Addison. Learn what you can do about crime during the 1634 beat meeting. Find your beat at the16th district beat map. More info: 312-742-4521.Free.

Sat., Apr 29, 8-10 am, Lido Banquets, 5504 N. Milwaukee. Alex Pirus, former NHL player for the Minnesota North Stars will be the guest speaker...

Sat., Apr 29, 9 am-12 pm, Byron & Lawndale, Gather with neighbors and help beautify your community during the Annual GIPNA Alley Clean-Up. Free.

    Mar. 24, 2017 Update
    Dear Neighbor, Grab your grass skirts, Hawaiian shirts, and leis for St. Edward School's annual Big Red Auction this weekend. This year's theme is Lei'd Back Luau. There will be plenty of dancing and mingling with great company. Attendees will have opportunities to win great prizes during a live and silent auction.
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This good lookin' guy was found in #Chicago in #EastGarfieldPark #fCookCounty (Kedzie and Lake St). A very nice family is keeping him safe while they try to find his family. Please help them help him by sharing this post . If shared enough, he will get back home.


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