44 hours ago

14-Year-Old Boy Among 8 Wounded Since Saturday Morning, Police Say

• In Auburn Gresham around 11:45 p.m., a 26-year-old man was driving an SUV eastbound in the 1800 block of West 89th Street when a dark-colored sedan drove alongside and fired shots, Greer said.

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In Chicago Lawn around 7:30 p.m., a 14-year-old boy was standing in the 5900 block of South Maplewood Avenue when a passing SUV fired shots, striking the boy in the left ankle, said Officer Amina Greer, a Chicago police spokeswoman.

Around 1:30 a.m., the man was shot in his leg during a fight in the 3400 block of North Elston Avenue, Greer said.

...15 a.m., a 41-year-old woman was standing in the street in the 6500 block of South Maplewood Avenue, when she heard shots and felt pain. The woman was shot in her leg and...

...minutes earlier, a 35-year-old woman was standing on her back porch in the 6600 block of South Oakley Avenue, when shots were fired from an alley. The woman was shot in her thigh and...

...old man was approached by two unknown men who attempted to rob him in the 12300 block of South Union Avenue. During the scuffle, the man was shot in his foot. He taken to Metro South...

• Earlier in North Lawndale around 11 a.m., a 26-year-old man was shot in both legs during a domestic dispute in the 4100 block of West Cermak Road. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital for treatment, Greer said.

47 hours ago

8 wounded in city shootings

The man was driving eastbound in the 1800 block of West 89th Street when someone in a dark-colored SUV pulled alongside him and opened fire. The man...

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About 1 a.m., two people were shot in the 6600 block of South Oakley Avenue, police said. A gunman approached from an alleyway and opened fire on a 35-year-old woman who was standing on the porch, police said.

...woman was shot about five blocks away, police said. The woman was standing in the 6500 block of South Maplewood  Avenue when she heard gunfire and felt pain. The woman realized she had been shot...

The man walked into Presence Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center after the shooting with a gunshot wound to his leg. The man told police he had been shot after getting into a fight with four men in the 3400 block of North Elston Avenue.

The man told police he was shot in the 12200 block of South Union Avenue in the West Pullman neighborhood. The 19-year-old was walking when he was approached by two gunman who attempted to rob him and shot him in the foot, police said.

The shooting happened about 7:30 on the 5900 block of South Maplewood, when someone in a dark-colored SUV shot at a 14-year old standing in the street, police said.

The shooting happened about 11 a.m. in the 4100 block of West Cermak Road, said Chicago police spokesman Veejay Zala, citing preliminary information.

3 days ago

Earth Day "Redesigned" Morganway Garden!

...wanted Earth Day 2015 to be something new and refreshing. Beautifying the "Morganway Garden" on 7844 S. Morgan, once completed will allow community residents to have a place to relax and enjoy the...

4 days ago

1 killed, five hurt in Thursday shootings on South, West sides

He was in the 8000 block of South Marshfield when someone got out of a vehicle and fired shots, police said. The shooter then...

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About 6 p.m., the 16-year-old boy was found outside in the 1400 block of East 73rd Street with gunshot wounds to the chest and neck, police said.

About 10:55 p.m., the man was standing with others in the 5700 block of West Ohio when shots were fired out of a passing light-colored SUV, police said. The man was shot in the abdomen.

The 20-year-old was shot multiple times in the abdomen about 6:20 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Parkside, police said. He took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was listed in serious condition.

The 40-year-old was in the 3000 block of South Komensky when two males walked up and fired shots in his direction, police said. He was shot in the upper left chest and hand, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition stabilized.

4 days ago

Shootings leave 1 dead, 5 others wounded

In the Gresham neighborhood about 1:40 p.m., a 20-year-old man suffered multiple gunshot wounds in an attack in the 8000 block of South Marshfield Avenue.

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The most recent shooting, in the 7300 block of South Dante Avenue in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, left a 16-year-old boy dead. He was shot about 6 p.m. Police said he was found shot in the neck and chest and pronounced dead on the scene.

The man was standing with a group in the 5700 block of West Ohio Avenue about 10:55 p.m. when someone inside a passing light-colored SUV fired shots...

The 20-year-old was involved in a large fight in the 1200 block of North Parkside Avenue when someone pulled out a gun and shot him, police said. A friend then drove...

That happened in the 3000 block of South Komensky Avenue about 11:30 a.m. The man suffered w ounds to his hand and the upper left part of his chest, police said.

About a half hour later, an 18-year-old man was shot in the Rosemoor neighborhood. He was wounded in the 10300 block of South Prairie Avenue, police said.

4 days ago

1 Killed, 5 Wounded In Thursday Shootings

He was in the 8000 block of South Marshfield when someone got out of a vehicle and fired shots, police said. The shooter then...

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About 6 p.m., the 16-year-old boy was found outside in the 1400 block of East 73rd Street with gunshot wounds to the chest and neck, police said.

About 10:55 p.m., the man was standing with others in the 5700 block of West Ohio when shots were fired out of a passing light-colored SUV, police said. The man was shot in the abdomen.

The 20-year-old was shot multiple times in the abdomen about 6:20 p.m. in the 1200 block of North Parkside, police said. He took himself to West Suburban Medical Center in Oak Park, where he was listed in serious condition.

The 40-year-old was in the 3000 block of South Komensky when two males walked up and fired shots in his direction, police said. He was shot in the upper left chest and hand, and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where his condition stabilized.

4 days ago

Collins co-sponsors measure to restore critical social services

Collins co-sponsors measure to restore critical social services

4 days ago

Join NHS of Chicago for NeighborWorks Day 2015!

7800 Block of S Morgan St

...change the nature of its block, starting with the loitering at the community garden at 7842 S Morgan. The project will consist of planting matching flowers and plants along the block, trimming bushes...

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5 days ago

Girl, 5, one of 6 wounded in city shootings

The man was in a vehicle in the 8000 block of South Ashland Avenue when a blue car pulled up alongside and someone inside fired shots, Alfaro said.

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The shooting happened at about 8:15 p.m. on the 5900 block of South Peoria Street, police said.

About 6:15 p.m. on Near West Side, a 32-year-old man was shot in the back in the 100 block of North Western Avenue, said Officer Bari Lemmon, a Chicago Police spokeswoman. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

The man was walking on a sidewalk in the 1500 block of North Lawler Avenue when he saw a black vehicle drive by. Someone inside the vehicle then fired shots, striking the man in the thigh, Alfaro said.

...22, went to Roseland Hospital following the shooting about 12:10 p.m. in the 200 block of East 107th Street, Lemmon said. One was in fair condition after having been shot in the eye, the...

5 days ago

Girl, 4, one of 6 wounded in city shootings

The man was in a vehicle in the 8000 block of South Ashland Avenue when a blue car pulled up alongside and someone inside fired shots, Alfaro said.

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Chicago police investigate shooting at 107th Street and Prairie Avenue on April 22, 2015. 

The shooting happened at about 8:15 p.m. on the 5900 block of South Peoria Street, police said.

About 6:15 p.m. on Near West Side, a man in his 30s was shot in the back in the 100 block of North Western Avenue, said Officer Bari Lemmon, a Chicago Police spokeswoman. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

The man was walking on a sidewalk in the 1500 block of North Lawler Avenue when he saw a black vehicle drive by. Someone inside the vehicle then fired shots, striking the man in the thigh, Alfaro said.

...22, went to Roseland Hospital following the shooting about 12:10 p.m. in the 200 block of East 107th Street, Lemmon said. One was in fair condition after having been shot in the eye, the...

Apr 21

Lawsuit Blames Dolphin Nightclub, City For Fatal Shooting In Bucktown

Another man, 41-year-old Elijah Moore, of the 7700 block of South Bishop, was also killed in the shooting, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Two other men were also shot and survived.

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About 3 a.m. on March 16, a fight broke out inside the club at 2200 N. Ashland, police said at the time.

Jackson, 35, of the 600 block of West 115th Street, was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Apr 20

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Apr 20

10 injured in separate shootings

About 3:10 p.m., someone shot three people in the 1700 block of West 79th Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood, Zala said.

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The man was sitting in a vehicle in the 8100 block of South Muskegon Avenue when gunfire erupted outside, Alfaro said. The man then drove two blocks west to the 8100 block of South Manistee Avenue where police and paramedics responded to.

The man was sitting in a vehicle in the 8100 block of South Muskegon Avenue when gunfire erupted outside, Alfaro said. The man then drove two blocks west to the 8100 block of South Manistee Avenue where police and paramedics responded to.

Around 7:35 p.m., a 32-year-old man was shot on the 4700 block of West Van Buren Street in the West Garfield Park neighborhood, according to Officer Veejay Zala, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away -- in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away -- in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

Apr 20

Four Black men host free bootcamp to young black males

The course are held at  Leo Catholic School auditorium located at 7901 S. Sangamon in Chicago.  The camp begins with an orientation, followed by a Circle where youth share their innermost feelings. A speaker ends each session with an inspiring talk.

Apr 20

3 injured in S. Side shooting, Fr. Pfleger offers reward for information

...said two of the three victims were walking into a corner grocery story in the 1700-block of West 79th Street in the city's Auburn Gresham neighborhood around 3 p.m. Sunday. An unidentified man...

Apr 19

8 injured in shootings on West, South sides

Most recently, someone shot three people in the 1700 block of West 79th Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood about 3:10 p.m., according to Officer Veejay Zala, a Chicago Police Department spokesman.

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Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away -- in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away -- in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

Apr 19

7 hospitalized following 2 shootings on West, South Sides

Most recently, someone shot three people in the 1700 block of West 79th Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood about 3:10 p.m., according to Chicago police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

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Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away - in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away - in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

Apr 19

8 injured following shootings on West, South Sides

Most recently, someone shot three people in the 1700 block of West 79th Street in the city's Gresham neighborhood about 3:10 p.m., according to Chicago police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala.

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Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away - in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

Earlier in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood, three people were shot about 1:50 p.m. in the 900 block of North Karlov Avenue. About five minutes later, someone shot two more people about a mile away - in the 900 block of North Trumbull Avenue, police said.

Mar 22

Updated Apr 18

Early Voting For Chicago Runoff Election Begins Monday

17th Ward – Thurgood Marshall Library 7506 S. Racine

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Chicago Board of Elections – 69 W. Washington St., Lower Level Conference Room

1st Ward – Goldblatts Building 1615 W. Chicago

2nd Ward – Access Living 115 W. Chicago

3rd Ward – Chicago Bee Library 3647 S. State

4th Ward – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center 4314 S. Cottage Grove

5th Ward – Jackson Park 6401 S. Stony Island

6th Ward – Whitney Young Library 7901 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

7th Ward – Jeffery Manor Library 2401 E. 100th St.

8th Ward – Olive Harvey College 10001 S. Woodlawn

9th Ward – Palmer Park 201 E. 111th St.

10th Ward – Vodak/East Side Library 3710 E. 106th St.

11th Ward – District 9 Police 3120 S. Halsted

12th Ward – McKinley Park 2210 W. Pershing

13th Ward – West Lawn Park 4233 W. 65th St.

14th Ward – Archer Heights Library 5055 S. Archer

15th Ward – Gage Park 2411 W 55th St

16th Ward – Lindblom Park 6054 S. Damen

18th Ward – Wrightwood-Ashburn Library 8530 S. Kedzie

19th Ward – Mount Greenwood Park 3721 W. 111th St.

20th Ward – Coleman Library 731 E. 63rd St.

21st Ward – Woodson Regional Library 9525 S. Halsted

22nd Ward – Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st St.

23rd Ward – Clearing Library 6423 W. 63rd Pl.

24th Ward – Douglass Library 3353 W. 13th St.

25th Ward – Chinatown Library 2353 S. Wentworth

26th Ward – Humboldt Park Library 1605 N. Troy

27th Ward – Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago

28th Ward – West Side Learning Center 4624 W. Madison

29th Ward – Amundsen Park 6200 W. Bloomingdale

30th Ward – Kilbourn Park 3501 N. Kilbourn

31st Ward – Portage Cragin Library 5108 W. Belmont

32nd Ward – Bucktown-Wicker Park Library 1701 N. Milwaukee

33rd Ward – Horner Park 2741 W. Montrose Ave

34th Ward – West Pullman Library 830 W. 119th St.

35th Ward – Independence Library 3548 W. Irving Park

36th Ward – West Belmont Library 3104 N. Narragansett

37th Ward – West Chicago Library 4856 W. Chicago

38th Ward – Hiawatha Park 8029 W. Forest Preserve

39th Ward – N. Park Village Admin Bldg 5801 N. Pulaski

40th Ward – Budlong Woods Library 5630 N. Lincoln

41st Ward – Roden Library 6083 N. Northwest Hwy.

42nd Ward – Museum of Broadcast Communications 360 N. State

43rd Ward – Lincoln Park Library 1150 W. Fullerton

44th Ward – Merlo Library 644 W. Belmont

45th Ward – District 16 Police 5151 N. Milwaukee

46th Ward – Truman College 1145 W. Wilson

47th Ward – Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside

48th Ward – Edgewater Library, 6000 N. Broadway

49th Ward – Pottawattomie Park 7340 N. Rogers

50th Ward – Warren Park 6601 N. Western

Apr 16

BRAVE Youth Leader's "I Care for Peace" Month, May 2015 (Save the Date)

BRAVE Youth Leader's "I Care for Peace" Month, May 2015 (Save the Date)

Apr 16

Father Pfleger Defends Spike Lee Over 'Chiraq' Movie Title

Lee visited St. Sabina, 1210 W. 78th Place, in January to talk to people about violence, Pfleger said.

Apr 15

La lucha por los $15 en imágenes

Un grupo de policías vigila a manifestantes que marcharon frente a un restaurante de comida rápida en la cuadra 8321 S. Ashland Ave. MICHAEL TERCHA/CHICAGO TRIBUNE

Apr 15

Protests for $15-an-hour wages set to expand Wednesday

Nation & World Protesters this morning at 83rd Street and Ashland Avenue

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People protest for a $15 minimum wage at a McDonald's in the 5100 block of W. Chicago Ave., in Chicago on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The protest is part of a nationwide series of protests organized by the SEIU-backed Fnght for $15 movement.

Fast food workers gathered, rallied and protested Thursday April 2, 2015 at the McDonald's location at 9560 S. Halsted, seeking a $15 minimum wage a day after McDonald's raised the corporate minimum wage by $1.

Apr 15

Protesters to Gather in Support of Minimum Wage Hike

Several protests were scheduled to take place across the Chicago area, including one during the morning rush hour at the McDonald's at 83rd and Ashland Avenue.

Apr 15

‘Fight for 15′ rally staged at McDonald’s in Gresham

Police are at the scene of the McDonald’s on the 8300 block of South Ashland in the Gresham neighborhood.

Fight for 15 protestors at 83rd and Ashland. pic.twitter.com/lU2fGou8tb

Apr 15

Protests for $15-an-hour wages set to expand Wednesday

Protesters this morning at 83rd Street and Ashland Avenue

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People protest for a $15 minimum wage at a McDonald's in the 5100 block of W. Chicago Ave., in Chicago on Wednesday, April 15, 2015. The protest is part of a nationwide series of protests organized by the SEIU-backed Fnght for $15 movement.

Fast food workers gathered, rallied and protested Thursday April 2, 2015 at the McDonald's location at 9560 S. Halsted, seeking a $15 minimum wage a day after McDonald's raised the corporate minimum wage by $1.

Apr 15

‘Fight for 15′ rally staged at McDonald’s in Gresham

Police are at the scene of the McDonald’s on the 8300 block of South Ashland in the Gresham neighborhood.

Fight for 15 protestors at 83rd and Ashland. pic.twitter.com/lU2fGou8tb

Apr 15

Minimum Wage Workers Plan Daylong Protests To Call For $15 An Hour

A “Fight For $15” rally began at 6:15 a.m. at the McDonald’s at 83rd Street and Ashland Avenue in the Auburn-Gresham neighborhood.

Apr 15

Minimum wage protests in Chicago may draw thousands

A protest at a McDonald's in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood West 83rd Street and South Ashland Avenue is expected to draw 100-200 people Wednesday morning.

Apr 13

Free Money Smart Week Classes Coming to South Side

Free Money Smart Week Classes Coming to South Side

Apr 13

Save the Fee, CEP Free Tax Site Last Day is April 15th!

Save the Fee, CEP Free Tax Site Last Day is April 15th!

Apr 13

My perspective: Trust, the governor and the budget

My perspective: Trust, the governor and the budget

Apr 10

SBA Small Business Week 2015: The Technology of Lending

Web site designed by Greater Auburn-Gresham Development Corporation 1159 West 79th Street60620 Phone: (773) 483-3696 Fax: (773) 483-3692

Apr 09

Suit: Man Spent 21 Months In Jail On Fabricated Murder Charge

About 8:35 p.m. on July 12, 2012, 27-year-old Andrew Jackson was walking in the 1200 block of West 79th Street when someone walked up and opened fire, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said at the time. Another man, 41, was shot in the leg and survived.

According to Wilson’s suit, he was a block away walking with members of his family when the shooting occurred and witnessed it occur himself. Wilson, now 23, was arrested — without just cause, the suit stated — a short time later in the 8100 block of South Elizabeth.

Two weeks after he was released from jail, Wilson was arrested again near 82nd and Loomis and later charged with possession of a controlled substance and felony possession of a firearm, court and police records show.

Apr 08

Chicago men charged with Oak Lawn car burglary

Joseph M. Catalano, 22; and Desmond D. Piphus, 20, both of the 1400 block of West 78th Street, were each charged with felony burglary to a motor vehicle, police said.

Apr 08

Help Bring The Obama Library Home!

Help Bring The Obama Library Home!

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